In dealing with the Sorbian minority, the GDR regime strived early on for interpretive sovereignty over collective memory and oblivion.
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Hedwig Richters „Democracy“ has become a German affair – an affair as historians commonly understand it, that is: without romance.
The perceived uniqueness of a place by its residents has been called “landscape identity”. History shows that mobility was its driving force.
Beim Streit um Hedwig Richters “Demokratie” geht es auch darum, wer wissenschaftliche Qualität bewertet und welche Maßstäbe dafür gelten.
Could some of Sloterdijk’s disturbing interpretations of French-German relations since 1945 turn out to be right? And should they be worrying to us?
The medieval Mediterraneum is falsely constructed as the border between a ‘Christian Occident’ and an ‘Islamic Orient’. Historical research fails to implement its knowledge in public discourse.
In the last few years, sound history has developed into a lively field of research within the science of history. Its relationship to public history, however, still seems to be undefined.
Currently, German history didactics is focusing on narrative competence. The resultant normative overload, is not unproblematic – to say the least.