The name Rome triggers a wealth of associations. Remnants of fascism can be found virtually everywhere and, unlike other countries with a dictatorial past, are treated with considerable forbearance.
Games grow in history-related entertainment. While videogames have received the most attention, board games like Kolejka from Poland lead to a possible analytical framework: As historical re-enactment.
In July 2018, the University of Wroclaw hosted its first Public History Summer School at the University of Wroclaw. Was it worth the trip for the 46 participants from 18 countries? The organizers draw their self-critical conclusions.
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?
Is it really possible to create one textbook in two language versions for history classes in two different countries? For more than a decade, a Polish-German team of experts...
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Who owns the museum narrative? The museum and its management, or the public? Is there only one narrative with the management being responsible for its dissemination?