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12. June 2018 at 14:59
The text provides a good overview of the current state of “Public History” at German universities. This can be seen, among other things, in the central points of discussion: the location of public history between history and didactics, the structure and infrastructure of the study programmes, the temporal perspective (contemporary history and older epochs / ancient history) and not least the question of the relationship between university and practice. It becomes clear that the public history at german universities is still in the process of being determined. Numerous questions still need to be clarified. But, a central question is: Do we need university programs for public history? The essay rightly answers this question in the affirmative. It is primarily about the reflected action of future Publi Historians.
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12. June 2018 at 14:34
In the meantime, all the positions advertised have been filled.
12. June 2018 at 14:33
In the meantime, at least two further MA courses in Public History have been established. Since the winter semester 2017/2018 you can study Public History at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum, https://www.ruhr-uni-bochum.de/public-history/index.html.en (accessed June 12, 2018). The MA programme “Public History and Cultural Education”, http://www.uni-regensburg.de/sprache-literatur-kultur/vergleichende-kulturwissenschaft/studium/studiengaenge/master-public-history-und-kulturvermittlung/index.html (accessed June 12, 2018) will start for the first time at the University of Regensburg in the winter semester 2018/2019.
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