It’s important to consider how human beings use historical contents like the “Reconquista”: The past has been conceptually re-elaborated to main…
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Official narratives as in LUK give us insights into national identity management. This is particularly true when they aim to project identity outwards.
How important is history for migrant children’s identity? Preliminary quantitative research with over 400 students from Vienna, aged ten to fifteen, aims to find out.
It seems to be clear that nationality is an outdated piece of history. In the field of cultural studies, the idea that we are living in a post-national era has become firmly established. Nationality has become a concept of political disqualification.
In recent years, public history scandals have repeatedly occurred in the German Armed Forces. These scandals consisted of the fact that young men were actively referring to the traditions and symbols of the National Socialist Wehrmacht.
When you try to free the Heimat from processes of historical transformation by just insisting on its history, then Heimat becomes a connotation that seeks to preserve something that has never existed.
The Catholic churches in Poland are not just sacred objects, today they are also places of remembrance. One of many examples is the Zesłańców Sybiru (Chapel of the Siberian-deportees) in Wrocław.
When the historical sciences and history didactics rejected their claim to objectivity, this gave rise to new dynamics and differences. But what about the multiplicity of perspectives?