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  • Teaching Historical Thinking: Dilemmas not Dichotomies!

    Historisches Denken unterrichten: Dilemmata, keine Gegensätze!

    Breadth versus depth, content versus skills, inquiry versus memorization, textbooks versus primary sources; history educators in the U.S. hear dichotomies like these all the time. But framing these as dichotomies, ...

    Teaching Historical Thinking: Dilemmas not Dichotomies!
  • Big History: Can life go on without a meta-narrative?

    Big History: Gibt es ein Leben ohne Meta-Narrative?

    There is something attractive about ‘Big History’, David Christian’s approach to teaching the past. If World History is understood as an attempt to know the past beyond national categories, Big History seeks to understand the past at time scales that stretch from the human to the cosmic...

    Big History: Can life go on without a meta-narrative?
  • Internationalizing Public History

    Die Internationalisierung der Public History | L’internationalisation de l’Histoire Publique

    Today, public history is a global discipline, which considers the presence of the past—and the construction of history—outside academic settings. The practice of history has always been “public” ...

    Internationalizing Public History
  • Between Memory Recall and Historical Consciousness: Implications for Education

    Zwischen Erinnerung und Geschichtsbewusstsein: Folgerungen für den Unterricht | Entre la mémoire et la conscience historique: quelques implications pour l’éducation

    Between Memory Recall and Historical Consciousness: Implications for Education
  • “Race” — a necessary category?

    “Rasse” – eine notwendige Kategorie?

    Ever since National Socialism used the term “Rasse” in a biologistic and inhumane manner and forced it into culture, it has no longer been possible for German speakers to use the term in a neutral, or uncharged, fashion.

    “Race” — a necessary category?
  • Stalingrad, and the Politics of Historical Memory in Russia

    Stalingrad und die Politik des historischen Gedächtnisses in Russland | Сталинград и политика исторической памяти в России
    Wolgograd

    The past forms a significant part of the collective identity of modern Russians. Just recently Vladimir Putin suggested renaming Volgograd as Stalingrad, the most controversial figure in twentieth-century Russian history.

    Stalingrad, and the Politics of Historical Memory in Russia
  • Thinking about Competency-oriented Learning. New Realism or ‘Old’ Pragmatics?

    Nachdenken über Kompetenzorientierung. Neuer Realismus statt ‘alter’ Pragmatik?

    Over the last few years, different competency models have prevailed and are now competing against each other. However, competency orientation is not fundamentally questioned, even though it tends - ...

    Thinking about Competency-oriented Learning. New Realism or ‘Old’ Pragmatics?
  • Audiovision(s)! “TV makes History“

    Audiovision(en)! “Fernsehen macht Geschichte“

    It is a well-known fact that from the second half of the 20th century mass media have been influencing our perception of past and present. However, what consequences does this manipulative capacity ...

    Audiovision(s)! “TV makes History“
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