Public examinations involve a great deal of interpretation. How much freedom do those who interpret those frameworks have when devising assessments?
Tag Archive for ‘UK (Grossbritannien)’
Collecting and Dividing Identities in the Age of Brexit
Contemporary populist narratives tend to foreground “othering” to a remarkable degree. Is there a future for “collectivity” in an age of division?
On the Presences and Absences of Pasts
Despite its limitations, perhaps etymology can point to subterranean connections between words, spark possibilities for reflection and, thus, create or make explicit neglected semantic possibilities?
Understanding Empire in the 21st Century
People should have some understanding of what empires are, and what effect they have. What questions are worth asking about the concept…
LUK – Reading Re-Writings of Official History
Official narratives as in LUK give us insights into national identity management. This is particularly true when they aim to project identity outwards.
The Whig Tradition and Commonwealth History
British and Commonwealth history are deeply entangled. A fresh approach is not to look at British action, but at the Commonwealth’ own agency and decisions.
For what it is ‘worth’? Neoliberalism and Public History
This work arose from considerations of the relationship between Public History and the newly marketized UK University sector, mainly through focussing on the skills and impact agenda – neoliberalism on the ground.
Relativity, Historicity and Historical Studies
Paradoxically, relativity or relativism is often presented in an absolutist manner, as the proposition that nothing is true, and as a credo in which all is to be doubted apart from doubt itself….