Much of Indigenous peoples’ knowledge held in archives has been collected through extractive colonial processes without Tribal consent.
Tag Archive for ‘Archives (Archiv)’
Velhices e pandemia: acervo público da narrativa de si
The narratives of older adults in the Covid-19 pandemic draws attention to the need for amplification of voices in urban space.
Against Systematic Forgetting – For More Equal Rights
How to write about forgetting in times of war? Angelika Schaser argues for working against forgetting in all fields of historical scholarship.
Corona Heritage and the Omnipresence of the Present
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 ›
Collecting Ego-Documents and Democratisation
“Each everyday life story contains world history,” stated Michael Mitterauer nearly 30 years ago on the paradigm shift in the social and historical sciences.
The Digital Archive: An In-school Place of Learning
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…
Collecting, Sharing. Lower Silesian Community Archives
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.
Competition: The Power of Contemporary Witnesses
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”.