To pass judgement on the ‘progress’ or ‘decline’ of a society over time, a big-picture perspective on history is needed. These big-picture frameworks are also important…
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…to understand the past differently: These are some of the forces of fiction. It also reminds us that reality never speaks for itself; the narrative choices and the language used are not neutral.
Charlottesville 2017. The Belgian press took over the topic a few days later and returned to the issue of monuments and street names: l’héritage colonial.
The recent controversies over colonial and Confederate monuments is somehow misleading. Most of monuments go unnoticed.
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…