PHW interviewed Marcel Perren, the director of tourism in Lucerne, a well-known tourist destination in Switzerland.
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From Alpine Myth to Triumphant Tourism
National swiss history means the ideological, political and institutional points of reference which created an Alpine model of tourism.
Aushandlungen der Historizität von Panzersperren
Different actors also negotiate the historicity of anti-tank obstacles through their different aesthetic practices.
Unforgettable Stones: What is their Secret?
The Suvorov Cross, raised in 1899 in memory of the fallen Russian soldiers crossing the Alps in 1799, remains one of the iconic tourist places.
How Much and Which Europe in a History Book?
Has Europe become a self-blocking illusion or does it grow with its conflicts? And how does one deal with all these issues in the classroom?
Witnesses of Civic Engagement
Public history strives to question history in the making and to cast additional light on the present. What can we learn from those who break the law to help…
What Influences Public History the Most
It is the history-related beliefs of teachers that make the difference. The communication of history in public as well is less influenced by scientific findings than by the beliefs of the people involved.
Sports History as Threatened Public History
Sports history is an ideal vehicle for historical and socially relevant questions. As a cultural heritage, however, it endures a wallflower existence, at least in Switzerland.