This article describes the process of forgetting and rediscovering as a cultural dimension of regional transformation in Germany after 1990.
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In dealing with the Sorbian minority, the GDR regime strived early on for interpretive sovereignty over collective memory and oblivion.
How did the images and possible deification of recently deceased Roman emperors come into being? How were they forgotten?
How to write about forgetting in times of war? Angelika Schaser argues for working against forgetting in all fields of historical scholarship.
We invited Hermann Parzinger to discuss his book, which illumines public history from a special perspective.
There is no reason to remember Johannes Meier. No one tries to answer any historical question by taking him as an example. Or do they?
Abstract: Like any revolution, the toppling of Communist rule across Eastern Europe lasts in memories through iconic images. Yet the camera does not capture in a uniform way revolutions and… Read More ›