Mexico debates if Spain should apologize for crimes during the Conquista de México. The controversy shows the urgency to write a new history that fights contemporary racism and inequality.
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People should have some understanding of what empires are, and what effect they have. What questions are worth asking about the concept…
Community and Family history inhabit benefits for public historians, especially in migrant societies: Aboriginal family history uses… #historianscollaborate
Germany has started to give back colonial loot to its former owners. But are restitutions a suitable means for dealing with a burdened history?
Official narratives as in LUK give us insights into national identity management. This is particularly true when they aim to project identity outwards.
Groot Constantia is the iconic South African colonial estate. Located on the slopes of the Table Mountain among oak trees, it embodies both its wine history and its epitome of Cape slavery.
British and Commonwealth history are deeply entangled. A fresh approach is not to look at British action, but at the Commonwealth’ own agency and decisions.
Teenagers encounter history outside schools in varied forms and related to a multitude of topics. But teaching with representations of the past that are not academic ideas, is largely absent from guidelines for history teaching.