Abstract: Shortly after going into lockdown, museums from around the world urged the public to document the COVID 19 pandemic and share it with the institution. In this contribution, ‘Corona… Read More ›
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“Each everyday life story contains world history,” stated Michael Mitterauer nearly 30 years ago on the paradigm shift in the social and historical sciences.
Digitisation projects in the humanities have democratised access to sources in recent years. Museums, libraries and archives place their holdings of texts, films and images on the scanner…
The concept of community archivism quickly gained popularity in Poland as one of the branches of public history. It concerns the need to collect, organize and disseminate selected fragments of the past.
In public debates the input of historians seems to play a subordinate role. Instead, the contemporary witnesses are more important, because they are those who can talk about “what it was really like”.
Abstract: Speichergedächtnis Archiv und gesellschaftliches Funktionsgedächtnis verhalten sich zueinander wie Fotografie und Malerei. Mit dem Internet wird der gesamte Alltag archiviert, worauf die Kultur mit Gerichtsurteilen antwortet, die das… Read More ›