The Future of Objects—The Future of Academic Exchange?

This paper examines how conferences and symposiums can be organised in the digital space with the example of their own symposium "Zukunft der Objekte".

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Quelle: https://public-history-weekly.degruyter.com/8-2020-7/academic-conference-online-2/

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Misinformation, Trivialization, and Plagiarism

This intervention addresses the advantages and disadvantages of practicing public history, especially on-line. The advantages of the digital culture that prevails in public history can be detrimental.

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Quelle: https://public-history-weekly.degruyter.com/8-2020-1/misinformation-trivialization-plagiarism/

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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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Are Public Historians “Missionaries”?

‘Participation’ is something of a contemporary buzzword. Attuning oneself as closely as possible to the interests and needs of the general public is considered the golden path to success.

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Quelle: https://public-history-weekly.degruyter.com/7-2019-2/shared-authority/

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Historians and Politics. Quarrel Over a Current Resolution

A resolution adopted by venerable Association of German Historians (VHD) General Assembly with a large majority “on current threats to democracy” attracted considerable attention. On the much-debated VHD-resolution.

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Quelle: https://public-history-weekly.degruyter.com/6-2018-31/vhd-resolution/

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Now we’re done! (It’s time for Feyerabend)

Paul Feyerabend’s essay “Against method” (1975) is rarely mentioned when scientists try to contextualise and justify their research projects. Or at least I have never come across...

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Quelle: https://public-history-weekly.degruyter.com/6-2018-28/time-for-feyerabend/

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On Listening II: The Inter-Academic

What does a text about listening have to do with academia? As humanities scholars, are we not “brought up” to listen, to read carefully, to weigh up everything in a nuanced way...

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Quelle: https://public-history-weekly.degruyter.com/6-2018-28/on-listening-ii-the-inter-academic/

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“History Types” and Public History

History is made. Public history must therefore deal with the product-oriented practices of historiography. A cornerstone of a research-oriented public history could be the introduction of "history types" as an analytical concept.

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Quelle: https://public-history-weekly.degruyter.com/6-2018-24/history-types-and-public-history/

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History Boom versus Crisis of the Science of History

History is strongly present in public, be it in historical-political debates or on the occasion of anniversaries. At the same time, it is more and more difficult for the science of history to make its voice heard.

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Quelle: https://public-history-weekly.degruyter.com/6-2018-15/crisis-of-history/

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Prizing Public History?

To create a public history prize is an act of advocacy and of self-assertion. It signals the value and the scale of the activity being celebrated. There has to be enough of it going on and enough people...

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

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