Historical reenactments are an interesting case in point to examine how practices of doing history and doing gender are linked.
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Historical and popular culture play an important role in our understanding of the past and in the ways in which we remember and use it.
Some Germans, even in Academia, grow tired of the intense confrontation with the Nazi past. Many historians have stopped exploring it, attribu…
With “Enterprise Reichspark”, a famous youngish German comedian has once again triggered a debate about fake or reality. Is the project of a historical theme park on National Socialism possible or is it even real?
Reenactment – namely the restaging of historical events in the most authentic way possible – fascinates people! Organizers regularly announce record-breaking numbers of visitors.
One particular field has, until now, been omitted: history theater. Here, the simulation of the past encounters its deconstruction–therefore it should become a field of research for public history.