For more than a year now, there is a national football museum in Germany, a “Ballfahrtsort”. This new institution of German Public History combines many things that could be considered to be symptomatic for our current times…
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State museums are highest-level politico-cultural institutions. Currently, a new conceptual design for the permanent exhibition in the House of the History of Brandenburg-Preußen in Potsdam is being debated.
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.
Family history research is experiencing an unprecedented surge of interest, facilitated by the vast array of archives now accessible on the Internet, including social media style family tree websites such as ancestry.com that allow family historians to share their research.
Public History promotes social identity. This is at the same time an opportunity, a danger and a challenge. In particular actors of Public History are required to take into consideration the needs for identification […]
An over-used concept would very well qualify as the “non-word” of the year: populism. For some time all political movements and politicians diverging from the – however it is defined – political “middle” are condemned as “populist”. …
Abstract: In den Jahren 2010 bis 2012 konnte man eine Diskussion verfolgen, die sich an einer Rede des Bundespräsidenten Wulff entzündete. Wulff betonte seinerzeit, der Islam gehöre heute, ebenso… Read More ›