What does the boom of Dark Tourism mean for public historians and why don’t conventional labels such as Dissonant Heritage and Thanatourism include the term Dark Public History?
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No “Stolpersteine”? It has become a societal and political consensus to commemorate the Holocaust and the victims of the NS regime. However, the appropriate format is highly debated.
While the German President, Joachim Gauck, is giving Turkey unsolicited suggestions about how to deal with the Armenian genocide, the German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, in her speech on the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Dachau concentration camp
Who exactly acts in the past and in history? Is it solely the rulers or is Bert Brecht’s literary critique in his poem “Questions from a worker who reads” as necessary today as it was in 1935? It seems that in the classroom a reductive and a balanced …