The concept of community archivism quickly gained popularity in Poland as one of the branches of public history. It concerns the need to collect, organize and disseminate selected fragments of the past.
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In the textbook “Geschichte und Geschehen” the term “mass deportations to Polish camps” is erroneously used in the chapter about the Holocaust. The knowledge of the textbook’s authors, editors and teachers has thus been called into question.
One of the important aims of prefigurative art would be the creation of “critical hope”, which Ewa Domańska presents here strategically as an obligation of any humanities scholar faced with real threats.
Public history and history didactics are two subfields of history that focus on reaching the world outside the academy. A conversation…
The attractiveness of the European Union gave, partially, birth to a number of narratives about the nature of the EU, which became pronounced in the 1990s and flourished in the heyday of the EU enlargements.
In Europe the number of public history programs is steadily growing. These programs emphasize practical training of their graduates for professional careers in history-related institutions. Do we really need them?
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.
In general, textbook commissions reflect the needs of their times. In the past, they quite successfully served their purpose of mediating between politics, research, and teaching. They played a highly relevant role in the international dialogue