On October 13, 1977, four Palestinian terrorists hijacked the Lufthansa aircraft “Landshut” on its flight from Palma de Mallorca to Frankfurt am Main.
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Historical photos are a favoured instrument of Public Historians, especially in exhibitions. They evoke emotions and create narrative dimensions for a broad audience.
The House of History Austria will be opened in November 2018. It is a museum with a long history, characterised by disputes about the location, the content orientation and the fear of political influence.
In Italy, narrating the history of fascism outside universities and engaging publically with opposing memories still remains to be done. Perhaps this is why the plan of opening a museum of fascism is arousing strong public debate.
Memory Studies. Thirty years ago, Russian historiography was in the grip of the state’s regulation of the Communist ideology and seriously lagged behind the development of Western European and North American historical thinking. All attempts by some historians to move beyond the Marxist-Leninist …
Whoever visits schools in Asia, soon knows the traditional procedure: First of all, there is the welcome reception at the large office of the director, and before attending any lessons in the classroom, a visit of the school museum takes place.
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.
Underworlds have become tourist magnets. Underground nuclear bunkers from the Cold War also fall into this category. Whether they are in Germany, Canada, Denmark … They are unique sites of contemporary history.