The Medieval Mediterranean: Inland Sea or Southern Border?

The medieval Mediterraneum is falsely constructed as the border between a ‘Christian Occident’ and an ‘Islamic Orient’. Historical research fails to implement its knowledge in public discourse.

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Quelle: https://public-history-weekly.degruyter.com/8-2020-2/medieval-mediterranean-border/

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About Today’s Collective Identity Politics

Monthly Editorial February 2020 | Einführung in den Monat Februar 2020 Copyright (c) 2020 by De Gruyter Oldenbourg and the author, all rights reserved. This work may be copied and... Read More ›

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Quelle: https://public-history-weekly.degruyter.com/8-2020-2/identity-politics/

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“Reconquest” – Historical Narrative or Xenophobic View?

It's important to consider how human beings use historical contents like the "Reconquista": The past has been conceptually re-elaborated to maintain and to justify the present and to format the future.

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Quelle: https://public-history-weekly.degruyter.com/7-2019-7/reconquista-populism/

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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.

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Quelle: https://public-history-weekly.degruyter.com/7-2019-3/luk/

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Historical Identity and Migration

How important is history for migrant children’s identity? Preliminary quantitative research with over 400 students from Vienna, aged ten to fifteen, aims to find out.

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Quelle: https://public-history-weekly.degruyter.com/7-2019-3/migration-historical-identity/

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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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The Limits of Multiperspectivity – Relativism and Leitkultur

When the historical sciences and history didactics rejected their claim to objectivity, this gave rise to new dynamics and differences. But what about the multiplicity of perspectives?

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Quelle: https://public-history-weekly.degruyter.com/5-2017-33/limits-of-multiperspectivity/

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Disturbing Historical Ignorance: Narrative, Doxa, Paradox

The absence of the past is often disconcerting and uncanny but is, nevertheless, inevitable. Reflections on the reasons for historical ignorance.

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Quelle: https://public-history-weekly.degruyter.com/5-2017-10/disturbing-historical-ignorance-narrative-doxa-and-paradox/

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