Normative Overload: What About Empirical Validity?

Currently, German history didactics is focusing on narrative competence. The resultant normative overload, is not unproblematic – to say the least.

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Quelle: https://public-history-weekly.degruyter.com/7-2019-15/normative-overload/

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The 2018 VHD Resolution and the Pyrenees

The VHD resolution of 2018 has created a stir. So far, however, the danger that such resolutions, which positively affect specific national sensitivities, will be imitated, has been overlooked.

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Quelle: https://public-history-weekly.degruyter.com/7-2019-12/vhd-resolution-2/

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Pandora’s Box Reopened? Debating Germany after 1990

Three decades after reunification, Germany is again debating differences between East and West. The Treuhand is a symbol. Historians could help by shaping new perspectives and narratives.

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Quelle: https://public-history-weekly.degruyter.com/6-2018-40/treuhand/

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Yet Another Memorial in Berlin?

Should yet another monument in Berlin commemorate the Polish victims of the Second World War; in this case Polish citizens who suffered and died during the last war at the hands of German occupants?

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Quelle: https://public-history-weekly.degruyter.com/6-2018-20/polish-victims-memorial-in-berlin/

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Time and History (in) of the Grand Coalition

The new coalition agreement was closely examined with a view to so-called future issues. But it is also noteworthy with regard to Public History – and to the historical classification of the present.

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Quelle: https://public-history-weekly.degruyter.com/6-2018-14/history-grand-coalition/

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History Marketing online – DAX meets History

As part of marketing strategies, multinational corporations do not forego staging their history. It is permanently available on the company's own websites as an individual unique selling proposition.

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Quelle: https://public-history-weekly.degruyter.com/6-2018-13/dax-meets-history/

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Hindelang is not Hindu Kush. Military and Tradition

In recent years, public history scandals have repeatedly occurred in the German Armed Forces. These scandals consisted of the fact that young men were actively referring to the traditions and symbols of the National Socialist Wehrmacht.

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Quelle: https://public-history-weekly.degruyter.com/6-2018-2/hindelang-not-hindukusch/

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In Search of the Lost Self – “Heimat” as Public History?

When you try to free the Heimat from processes of historical transformation by just insisting on its history, then Heimat becomes a connotation that seeks to preserve something that has never existed.

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Quelle: https://public-history-weekly.degruyter.com/5-2017-43/heimat-as-public-history/

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Reenactment special: Enterprise Reichspark

With "Enterprise Reichspark", a famous youngish German comedian has once again triggered a debate about fake or reality. Is the project of a historical theme park on National Socialism possible or is it even real?

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Quelle: https://public-history-weekly.degruyter.com/5-2017-40/reichspark-company/

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