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Déboulonner le “passé”: les sites officiels de la mémoire | “Vergangenheit” entfernen: Debatten über staatliche Erinnerungsorte
How should governments respond to demands for removing historic monuments and renaming sites of memory? What role could historical...
Jetzt aber Feyerabend!
Paul Feyerabend’s essay “Against method” (1975) is rarely mentioned when scientists try to contextualise and justify their research projects. Or at...
Über das Zuhören II – Zwischenakademisches
What does a text about listening have to do with academia? As humanities scholars, are we not “brought up” to listen, to read carefully, to weigh up...
Über das Zuhören I – Zwischenmenschliches
The forest has been a favourite retreat for Germans for centuries. It has also been romantically transfigured by the poets and thinkers of this country. It ...
Gegen Empathie in der Geschichte?
Empathy is undoubtedly a good thing, right? Barack Obama certainly thought so. He declared before and during his presidency that America’s federal deficit was less of a problem than its...
Wissensrahmen und das “Große Ganze”
Although many history educators agree that one of the purposes of school history should be to help students assemble the historical knowledge into coherent “big picture” historical narratives...
(Vor-)Wissenschaftlich Recherchieren mit Wikipedia?
Search engines often used for (pre)scientific information retrieval. Wikipedia is a common encyclopedia with more or less suitable articles. Whoever teaches students should emphasize to check such sources carefully.
Geschichtslehrbücher – für wen und warum?
In Austria, history classes provide competences, concepts, and topics, which should be persistently implemented in history textbooks in accordance with Ministry of Education. Historical thinking...