In German literature and history circles, artistic license recently became controversial: Robert Menasse’s handling of quotations and his blending of fiction and reality became a source of criticism.
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Games grow in history-related entertainment. While videogames have received the most attention, board games like Kolejka from Poland lead…
In July 2018, the University of Wroclaw hosted its first Public History Summer School at the University of Wroclaw. Was it worth the trip for the 46 participants from 18 countries? The organizers draw their self-critical conclusions.
Should yet another monument in Berlin commemorate the Polish victims of the Second World War; in this case Polish citizens who suffered and died during the last war at the hands of German occupants?
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?
The Catholic churches in Poland are not just sacred objects, today they are also places of remembrance. One of many examples is the Zesłańców Sybiru (Chapel of the Siberian-deportees) in Wrocław.
Schools can become a means of Public History through the names they are given. This becomes especially evident in post-socialist Poland and its school names.
Since the very beginning, politics has played a significant role in the development of Polish sport. This article focuses on the role of politics in shaping the world view of Polish football fans.