The recent controversies over colonial and Confederate monuments is somehow misleading. Most of monuments go unnoticed.
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In the European Union, contemporary political debates are heavily influenced by history and memory issues. European citizens have multi-layered identities.
Students do not simply develop an adequate understanding of “critical thinking” “in a natural way”, neither if they are taught history or another subject.
Historical photos are a favoured instrument of Public Historians, especially in exhibitions. They evoke emotions and create narrative dimensions for a broad audience.
Public history looks more international than ever. The internationalization of public history creates a common space for discussion about the changing…
Today’s Facebook kids live in a global village and speak multiple languages. The tide of cosmopolitanism is running in their favour. Yet, the teaching…
In public debates the input of historians seems to play a subordinate role. Instead, the contemporary witnesses are more important, because they are those who can talk about “what it was really like”.
We are at a crossroads for the spread of public history and we need to consider the possibility that we could all become public historians.