Videogames are a form of public history, for alongside other digital media, they are the major factor that shapes the historical consciousness of today.
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Public history and thus the relationship between the people of today and the vast field of history is fundamentally influenced by the digitalization.
In order to understand the impact of cyberspace on human morality one has to begin by rebutting the liberal distinction between the private and the public.
History is told in podcasts on history. In detail and slowly. And many listeners enthusiastically listen to them. But why?
Tourists for decades have taken photos in former concentration camps, even in Auschwitz. The emergence of selfies, however, transforms our perspective on historic sites.
The process of methodological differentiation of historical research and chronicles of city history has reached the limits of what can be said or shown. In Germany, the historical city lexicon exists as an alternative.
Sports history is an ideal vehicle for historical and socially relevant questions. As a cultural heritage, however, it endures a wallflower existence, at least in Switzerland.
Gamification is on everyone’s lips and it’s industry is booming. It is changing the teaching of history in schools and in public. Are there any limits to gamification when teaching history?