In the context of a multifaceted public history, the discussion of history education has lost none of its lustre or impact.
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In this period of multiple and intersecting crises such as climate change and the Covid pandemic, how does history education respond?
Geography is a discipline which has an enduring identity crisis resulting in large part from its very nature. However, its object of study, the planet as the home of humankind, is clearly of fundamental importance.
The recognition of the Anthropocene paves the way to the formation of a new knowledge regime attuned to study the human and the natural worlds in their entanglement.
Abstract: Humanity’s ecological footprint has come to threaten the earth’s planetary system. Exponential population growth, energy consumption and mass production have led to critical tipping points that endanger central ecological… Read More ›
Can history education, broadly understood, rise to the challenge of working within the ‘epochalyptic’ situation we are now in?
Abstract: This is part 2 of the essay about the exceptional demands on university teaching in the digital-distant semester at the German-speaking universities forced by the corona crisis. The two… Read More ›
The year 2020 was supposed to be the year to commemorate anniversaries of important events. These were being prepared for months but stopped by Covid-19.