Should history be taught on big scales, or should it focus on the experiences of small groups or even individuals over shorter times?
Tag Archive for ‘Ethics (Ethik)’
Misinformation, Trivialization, and Plagiarism
This intervention addresses the advantages and disadvantages of practicing public history, especially on-line. The advantages of the digital culture that prevails in public history can be detrimental.
Do we need a Code of Ethics for Public History?
The rapid development of electronic media, including social networks, is forcing new behaviours, including dealing with public history.
Ethics in Cyberspace
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.
Now we’re done! (It’s time for Feyerabend)
Paul Feyerabend’s essay “Against method” (1975) is rarely mentioned when scientists try to contextualise and justify their research projects. Or at…
Moral and Cognitive Dilemmas in History Education
Public historians and history educators both aim at “reaching the world outside the academy”. They face some common dilemmas, part. in Holocaust education. The…
Racism – A Killing Argument in Cultural Studies?
In the culture of politics and history, racism is a thoroughly over-used term. It belongs neither to political nor to cultural-scientific lines of thought, and its meaning has been poorly defined.
Terrorism and Public History
Of the many variants that terrorism has adopted during the last two and a half centuries, I will focus on terrorism in the 21st century and its relationship to history, especially public history.