Science Slams have become part of the evening cultural programs in many cities. It is striking though that contributions from the fields of history or other humanities are the exception.
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Off to New Shores with Public History Weekly
The editorial crew of Public History Weekly is about to start to new shores. What is the status, what are the achievements and the problems, what is the horizon?
The Italian Public History Manifesto
Historians as experts are challenged today. In 2015, Jo Guldi and David Armitage deplored this state of affairs in a Manifesto widely commented on worldwide and translated into Italian.
Are Public Historians “Missionaries”?
‘Participation’ is something of a contemporary buzzword. Attuning oneself as closely as possible to the interests and needs of the general public is considered the golden path to success.
On Listening II: The Inter-Academic
What does a text about listening have to do with academia? As humanities scholars, are we not “brought up” to listen, to read carefully, to weigh up…
On Listening I: The Interpersonal
The forest has been a favourite retreat for Germans for centuries. It has also been romantically transfigured by the poets and thinkers of this country. It …
History Boom versus Crisis of the Science of History
History is strongly present in public, be it in historical-political debates or on the occasion of anniversaries. At the same time, it is more and more difficult for the science of history to make its voice heard.
Racism – A Killing Argument in Cultural Studies?
In the culture of politics and history, racism is a thoroughly over-used term. It belongs neither to political nor to cultural-scientific lines of thought, and its meaning has been poorly defined.