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?
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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.
In a recent discussion with history teachers about the present challenges of teaching history at school, I found that they did not describe the main burden as the increasing administrative burden and the number of reports they were being …