The relationship between historical research and Wikipedia continues to be controversial because of the ‘five pillars’
There are substantial differences between amateur and institutional environments on collaborative platforms.
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Collaborative writing has certainly received a very strong impulse and an unprecedented development in the last twenty years
This article reflects on the conceptualization of history embedded in museum exhibitions and discusses competing ideas of history conveyed by museums.
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Historians as experts are challenged today. In 2015, Jo Guldi and David Armitage deplored this state of affairs in a Manifesto widely commented on worldwide and translated into Italian.
The meaning and function of historical monuments and symbols depends from many and manifold variables: formal features, location, social discourses, historical and political context.
The public uses of history compete with school teaching from a position of strength, and therefore they must become part of school history curricula in order to give pupils the tools to critically evaluate them.