How can active involvement in the development of a narrative in a museum stimulate individual historical thinking? To what extent is subject orientation possible for individual visitors?
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This article reflects on the conceptualization of history embedded in museum exhibitions and discusses competing ideas of history conveyed…
Sports history is an ideal vehicle for historical and socially relevant questions. As a cultural heritage, however, it endures a wallflower existence, at least in Switzerland.
Gamification is on everyone’s lips and it’s industry is booming. It is changing the teaching of history in schools and in public. Are there any limits to gamification when teaching history?
History is everywhere – but it is not always easy to perceive it. A sharpened view is needed as the example of the “stamp” illustrates. Stamps are in fact an ideal window into history.
Who owns the museum narrative? The museum and its management, or the public? Is there only one narrative with the management being responsible for its dissemination?
On October 13, 1977, four Palestinian terrorists hijacked the Lufthansa aircraft “Landshut” on its flight from Palma de Mallorca to Frankfurt am Main.
Historical photos are a favoured instrument of Public Historians, especially in exhibitions. They evoke emotions and create narrative dimensions for a broad audience.