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Über Public History twittern
This article describes the way in which the commemoration of the First World War’s centenary is dealt with on Twitter and observes how Twitter promotes both public activities with the past and the expertise of public historians online.
Grenzen im Kopf: Die mexikanische und die Berliner Mauer
In order to understand previous and contemporary political conflicts through history education in both formal and informal environments, it is imperative to comprehend what has happened and where a certain event has happened.
Stadtbilder – Eine Industriemetropole erfindet sich neu
The reality is that Upper Silesia has managed to overcome and ultimately leave behind outdated stereotypes. This especially holds true for Katowice, which has started to make much progress towards establishing its future.
Der Fall der vergessenen und missverstandenen Ära
The American historical period known as the Reconstruction Era is very important but the public knowledge and consciousness of Reconstruction – the period immediately after the Civil War – is at best minimal.
ANZAC und das (Un)Recht zu widersprechen
In New Zealand, young people are encouraged to engage in the commemoration of war. They are in an ambivalent position. Whilst they are expected to reinforce the war remembrance, questioning New Zealand’s war record is not an option.
Geschichte lehren in einem neuen Zeitalter
This is a dangerous moment, globally, for the liberal arts, education and research, for democratic values generally, and for history and history education specifically.
Studierenden helfen, Geschichte zu machen
This essay examines the importance of community engaged learning through public history to students’ acquisition of historical knowledge and methodological skills...
Historisches Bewusstsein, Fake News und das Andere
Seldom does a day go past since the election of Donald Trump as President of the United States without reports of "alternative facts" and "fake news". This presents both a problem and an opportunity for history educators.