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Unterwegs im Open Access. Editorial
A journal that--all things considered--absolutely cannot earn money? A renowned publishing company that becomes involved as a partner in such an undertaking? A Tower of Babel that aids communication? Transdisciplinarity that was not created by a "predatory community"?
Geschichte auf der Bühne: Neues vom Geschichtstheater
One particular field has, until now, been omitted: history theater. Here, the simulation of the past encounters its deconstruction–therefore it should become a field of research for public history.
Eco hatte Recht. Ironisches Verstehen als Ziel
Umberto Eco passed away recently, on 19 February, 2016. His contributions to philosophy and semiology, as well as his literary productions, have played a very influential role in our contemporary culture. On this occasion, his ideas...
Historisches Wissen? Ein unverbindliches Angebot
The controversy about specialized knowledge for learning history, compared to the methods, principles, and aims, is an old one. But history cannot be narrated without objects, and a didactics of history...
Trödelshows im Fernsehen – Geschichte als Ware
Television antiques shows in which individuals have historical objects that they own examined and valued by experts in order to subsequently put them up for sale are currently a big tren ...
"Game of Thrones" is set somewhere in the Middle Ages. The plot, characters and places are fictional. On the Island of Westeros, which resembles Europe and is the main setting of the story... / "Game of Thrones" spielt irgendwie im Mittelalter. Die Handlung, die Personen und Orte sind fiktiv. Auf der Europa ähnlichen Insel Westeros...
Ein Musical als Public History: “District Six”
District Six: The Musical (1987) is arguably South Africa’s most popular musical. It was followed by a number of spin off musicals on the same theme, the most recent of which is a reprise, District Six Kanala...
Das Ende der Meistererzählung in Polen?
A Grand Narrative? Since a few months, Poland’s national history has been quite visible and palpable all over the country. This reminds me...