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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.
Fotografien und besetzte Städte | Photographies et villes occupées
Historical photos are a favoured instrument of Public Historians, especially in exhibitions. They evoke emotions and create narrative dimensions for a broad audience.
"Wildwasserpaddler" oder "Regelanwendungsautomaten"?
The question in History Didactics isn't always so much as what the students need to know but what a history teacher actually needs to know in order to be able to work successfully.