Contemporary populist narratives tend to foreground “othering” to a remarkable degree. Is there a future for “collectivity” in an age of division?
Tag Archive for ‘Identity (Identität)’
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.
It’s important to consider how human beings use historical contents like the “Reconquista”: The past has been conceptually re-elaborated to main…
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It seems to be clear that nationality is an outdated piece of history.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.