Pedagogías del Sur: The discussion topics in the field of research in teaching history are the hierarchic historiography-teaching relation; the definition of the epistemology of historical…
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History in an Age of “Truth and Reconciliation”
The recent report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) of Canada called on educational institutions to decolonize the educational system of Canada.
Black or White? Reconciliation on Australia’s Colonial Past
Reconciliation? The Daily Telegraph attempted to reignite Australia’s History Wars: “UNSW rewrites the history books to state Cook ‘invaded’ Australia”.
“A historically conscious future” – Indigenous perspectives on war remembrance
Whilst war remembrance in New Zealand is dominated by ANZAC and Gallipoli, there is a growing momentum to commemorate the colonial wars of the 19th century between indigenous Māori and the British/colonial forces. This raises questions about how post-colonial nations such as New Zealand address the difficult features of…