The official Japanese remembrance policy on the Second World War can be described with four central characteristics outlined in this article.
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Could some of Sloterdijk’s disturbing interpretations of French-German relations since 1945 turn out to be right? And should they be worrying to us?
In the Soviet Union, Victory Day was commemorated with little fanfare, if any at all. Since then, however, the parade has been held every year, just steps away from the Kremlin.
The year 2020 was supposed to be the year to commemorate anniversaries of important events. These were being prepared for months but stopped by Covid-19.
How should we talk about the end of WWII? What narratives should dominate this story? Does our factual approach to this important date still make sense?
D-Day 1944, charging out of the landing-craft right into the chaotic hell of Omaha Beach. After only a few metres the screen goes dark, I have been shot – and not for the last time. Digital Games.
Historical photos are a favoured instrument of Public Historians, especially in exhibitions. They evoke emotions and create narrative dimensions for a broad audience.
Reenactment – namely the restaging of historical events in the most authentic way possible – fascinates people! Organizers regularly announce record-breaking numbers of visitors.