Hedwig Richters „Democracy“ has become a German affair – an affair as historians commonly understand it, that is: without romance.
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Eine deutsche Affäre? Notizen zur öffentlichen Geschichte
Beim Streit um Hedwig Richters “Demokratie” geht es auch darum, wer wissenschaftliche Qualität bewertet und welche Maßstäbe dafür gelten.
After Ibizagate and with a new government, once again we may ponder the Austrian idea of democracy, which is sometimes confused with harmony.
National Socialism: What We Can Learn Today
Some Germans, even in Academia, grow tired of the intense confrontation with the Nazi past. Many historians have stopped exploring it, attribu…
Focusing on Democracy: A Teacher Educator’s View
In the age of Trump we must refocus if we are teaching democratic principles in our classes. As teacher educators, we must make sure that students understand these ideas so they are prepared to teach them.
Right-Wing Populism as the New Mainstream?
In Europe, right-wing populists are on the rise. They talk about the nation and include only people who meet their ideas. They design theories in which they appear as victims and are convinced that national culture is in danger.
The Crisis of a Learning Democracy in Times of Crisis
Times of crisis are productive times for the humanities. During the oil crisis in 1973, at the very latest, the western world’s certainty about the future began to fade and was gradually replaced by a sense of history that enabled the discipline of history didactics to develop …