In 1991 began the siege of Dubrovnik by the Yugoslav army, controlled by the Serbs. The siege was widely covered by the media. Since 2004 a photo gallery in this city devotes itself exclusively to war photography.
Charlottesville 2017. The Belgian press took over the topic a few days later and returned to the issue of monuments and street names: l’héritage colonial.
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Historical photos are a favoured instrument of Public Historians, especially in exhibitions. They evoke emotions and create narrative dimensions for a broad audience.