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Was macht historische Narrative bedeutsam? | Quelle est l’importance des récits historiques?
Imagine you are in school and asked to write down, in a page or two, the history of your country, your nation or your homeland (patria) as you know it. While this task may sound trivial, it tells us some important facets of people’s ability to use knowledge of the past ...
Krieg in der russischen Geschichte ist mehr als nur ein Krieg / Война для Российской истории больше, чем просто война
In a recent discussion with history teachers about the present challenges of teaching history at school, I found that they did not describe the main burden as the increasing administrative burden and the number of reports they were being ...
Populismus: Ein politischer Kampfbegriff?
An over-used concept would very well qualify as the "non-word" of the year: populism. For some time all political movements and politicians diverging from the – however it is defined – political "middle" are condemned as "populist". ...
In Berlin und Brandenburg sollen die Rahmenlehrpläne “modernisiert” und “entschlackt” werden, das Resultat ist eine Abschaffung des Fachs Geschichte in den Klassen 5 und 6 und eine oktroyierte Methodenmonomanie im... Read More ›
Zurück in die Zukunft? Public History und der neue ‘Academic Citizen’
Public history is a tricky thing to define, its very elusiveness serving as a reason for historians to regard it with suspicion. The act of definition is problematic, however, for more important reasons than semantics. ...
Neue Türkei, neue Bildungsfragen | Yeni Türkiye, Yeni Eğitim Sorunları
The educational system in Turkey is a massive and changing structure … Radical steps have been taken in terms of quality and quantity in the field of education in order to ...
Zeit für Wiedergutmachung
On 19 December 2014, more than 100,000 Swiss voters submitted the so-called "Reparation Initiative". The necessary signatures were collected within barely more than half a year. ...