Historical reenactments are an interesting case in point to examine how practices of doing history and doing gender are linked.
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The bourgeois model of society was established in the 19th century and defined different “natural” gender roles. Originally, these were not necessarily misogynistic.
Can we call the Market Square exhibition in Wroclaw in 2020 an example of gender public history?
“Each everyday life story contains world history,” stated Michael Mitterauer nearly 30 years ago on the paradigm shift in the social and historical sciences.
The radical form of the socio-cultural category, which can also be understood as a political instrument of struggle, negates gender polarity in general.
Gender history has opened up research perspectives based on members of the LGBTIQ community. The field “Gender, Law, and Society” must be remeasured.
In 2018, a debate arose regarding a monument to the “Trümmerfrauen”, unveiled by the Austrian right-wing Vice-Chancellor H.C. Strache. The core question was whether they deserved a monument at all.
#metoo: Interestingly, apart from a few exceptions, we’re not hearing anything related to Western religion, dominant culture, values. The audience is seemingly perplexed because the Weinsteins and Fritzchen Schmitzens are not “they”.