Artistic License of the Author

In German literature and history circles, artistic license recently became controversial: Robert Menasse's handling of quotations and his blending of fiction and reality became a source of criticism.

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Quelle: https://public-history-weekly.degruyter.com/7-2019-20/menasse/

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Public History and Board Games

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.

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Quelle: https://public-history-weekly.degruyter.com/7-2019-9/kolejka-history/

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Public History Goes to Summer School

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.

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Quelle: https://public-history-weekly.degruyter.com/6-2018-36/public-history-summer-school-wroclaw/

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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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Politics at the Football Stadium

Since the very beginning, politics has played a significant role in the development of Polish sport. This article focuses on the role of politics in shaping the world view of Polish football fans.

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Quelle: https://public-history-weekly.degruyter.com/5-2017-31/politics-at-the-football-stadium/

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Collecting, Sharing. Lower Silesian Community Archives

The concept of community archivism quickly gained popularity in Poland as one of the branches of public history. It concerns the need to collect, organize and disseminate selected fragments of the past.

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Quelle: https://public-history-weekly.degruyter.com/5-2017-30/lower-silesian-community-archives/

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