What should Brazilian students learn, about History, at school? Who has the responsibility to decide on it? Brazil, Sept 15: BNCC – the proposal of a novel curriculum causes dispute.
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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.
The Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ) caused a debate. Alexander Demandt’s hypothesis: the fall of the Roman Empire provides immediate historical lessons for today’s migrant crisis which must no longer be ignored.
History curriculum documents for schools often contain a statement providing a description or definition of the nature of the subject. Recent developments in South Africa draw attention to the need to provide a justification for the vision and purpose of History as a school subject.
In the history of various cities, one can observe many examples of turning points that remind us of these cities’ political, cultural, or economic situation. They represent borderline situations that can still be seen today, even after many decades. This can be said about Wrocław in particular.
Do you know the country’s memorial foundations for outstanding German statesmen [Politikergedenkstiftungen]? One of them or even all of them? Sometimes it is hard to imagine that the nationally funded German memorial landscape might include more than just …
Following the irreparable destruction of the equestrian statue depicting Wilhelm I at the Deutsches Eck (German Corner) in Koblenz, a national flag, mounted on the abandoned torso, was located there from 1953 till 1993. …
In February, Oklahoma state legislators considered a bill declaring an “emergency” in the U.S. history curriculum because of the revised Advanced Placement U.S. History course. An emergency! What was all this about?