Post-digital Participation

The new Leibniz ScienceCampus: Post-digital Participation – Braunschweig (LWC PDP) aims to define and design a new inter-disciplinary research field, construct international and inter-disciplinary networks, develop digitally-supported forms of participation and shape public discourse on the (post)digital world and participation. The Campus will be launched on 21 November (more details under... Read more

New Publication

CLARIN, DARIAH, CLARIAH: Metadata infrastructures for historical research data.

Documenting sources and research data and making such material available is a challenge for historians, libraries and archives. At a workshop on November 19 2019, organised by CLARIN-D’s discipline-specific working group ‘History’, experts from CLARIN-D and DARIAH-DE will present their different infrastructure solutions. Project team members from the Herzog August Bibliothek in Wolfenbüttel and... Read more

Democracy Education in Germany

On 1 September 2019 the GEI and the German Youth Institute (GJI) launched their collaborative project: ‘Democracy Education in Germany’. Within the sub-project: ‘Democratic Subjects: Current Challenges and Opportunities in Democracy Education in Germany’, the GEI will survey democracy education as an objective and topic of education within German schools and in everyday practice in the classroom. Read more

Ein geschichtspolitisches Wunderwerk?

Zum Erscheinen des 3. Bandes des Deutsch-Polnischen Geschichtsschulbuchs "Europa - unsere Geschichte" interviewte der Tagesspiegel unseren Kollegen Marcin Wiatr. Insgesamt ist es das Ziel des Projekts das Verständnis der SchülerInnen „für problemorientiertes historisches Denken zu fördern und die Rolle von Geschichte bei Identitätsbildungen zu thematisieren“. Read more

Band 3 des deutsch-polnischen Geschichtsbuch „Europa – Unsere Geschichte“ erschienen

Am 18. November 2019 stellen die Ministerin für Bildung, Jugend und Sport des Landes Brandenburg Britta Ernst und die Staatssekretärin des Ministeriums für Nationale Bildung der Republik Polen Iwona Michałek den dritten Band der gemeinsamen Schulbuchreihe „Europa – Unsere Geschichte“ in Frankfurt (Oder) vor. Read more

Shared history – different memories?

The GEI, the Gerhart-Hauptmann-Haus and the Polnischen Institut Düsseldorf hosted a lecture and discussion evening on 10 October 2019 in Düsseldorf. Members of the project team met with education practitioners to discuss the background and the aims behind the joint Polish-German history book ‘Europe – Our History’ and explored the opportunities and challenges it presents. Read more