The VHD resolution of 2018 has created a stir. So far, however, the danger that such resolutions, which positively affect specific nationa…
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“Reconquest” – Historical Narrative or Xenophobic View?
It’s important to consider how human beings use historical contents like the “Reconquista”: The past has been conceptually re-elaborated to main…
Post-Truth and Alethic Populism
Ever since its nomination as the word of the year 2016, the concept of “post-truth” continues to agitate public opinion. But what is the solution? About Alethic Populism.
Historians and Politics. Quarrel Over a Current Resolution
A “VHD-Resolution” adopted by the Association of German Historians General Assembly “on current threats to democracy” attracted attention.
The World of Yesterday is not the World of Today
The rise of right-wing populists and the brutalization of public space that they pursued recalls Stefan Zweig’s narration of the years predating this…
When the politician Roman Haider of the party FPÖ (Freedom Party of Austria) caused the interruption of a lecture about political extremism in an Austrian school in spring 2017, a heated debate erupted over the place of politics in school education. The controversy raises important questions over the aims and principles of civic education.
Focusing on Democracy: A Teacher Educator’s View
In the age of Trump we must refocus if we are teaching democratic principles in our classes. As teacher educators, we must make sure that students understand these ideas so they are prepared to teach them.
Borders In the Head: Comparing Mexican and Berlin Wall
In order to understand previous and contemporary political conflicts through history education in both formal and informal environments, it is imperative to comprehend what has happened and where a certain event has happened.