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History

There is hope for better times for the past

Leidulf Melve and Eivind Heldaas Seland: What is global history

HISTORY: National-cultivating historiography has characterized Norway for several decades, but Leidulf Melve and Eivind Heldaas Seland show the way out of disability.

Hope, fill and frustration on Greenland

Sturla Pilskog, Sidse Torstholm Larsen: Winter's longing

INDEPENDENCE: The people of Greenland are dependent on the outside world, but see a hope for secession based on their own natural resources and powerful investors.

Superficiality is the new dialogue

Kjetil Røed: Working Through the Past

CONCEPT ART: A concept-oriented micro-art historical work that re-evaluates the value of art

Steinhardt grasped the geology

Marcia Bjornerud: Timeliness. How Thinking Like a Geologist Can Help Save the World

GEOLOGY: Everyone can and should learn more from geology, says Marcia Bjornerud. Her well-meaning attempt to bring the subject's insights to life, on the other hand, falls on deaf ears.

The big thinker is pulled out of the mole bag

Robert Irwin: Ibn Khaldun. An Intellectual Biography

: A new biography of the 1300th century Arab historian Ibn Khaldun has recently been published. Is he now getting his renaissance?

History-Metaphysics and Decay

: What consequences has World War II had for humanity's position in modernity?

Coercion, murder and prosperity

Lisa Blaydes: State of Repression

: Documents from Saddam Hussein's archives show a completely different Iraq than the current story tells.

To reduce the world history of Gini coefficients

: Another example of history writing.

A rhizomatic world

: ZKM Center for Arts and Media in Karlsruhe will create a greater understanding of the different expressions of media art seen in a historical perspective.

In the entrance to Yugoslavia's past

Nicolas Wagniers: Hotel Yugoslavia

: Hotel Yugoslavia appears as a mirror image of Yugoslavia's grandeur and fall – symbolized by the once magnificent and luxurious hotel in the capital of the country that ceased to exist.

The 68 generation according to German history writing

Heinz Bude / Alexander Sedlmaier / Christina von Hodenberg: Adorno for Ruinschildren: A History of 1968 / Consumption and Violence: Radical Protest in the Federal Republic / The Other Eighties: Social History of a Revolt

: Three newly published books about the sixty-eight provide partly surprising and new perspectives. All are written by scientists who do not even belong to this mythical generation.

Undressing the lie

Ilan Pappe: Ten myths about Israel

: With Ten Myths About Israel, author Ilan Pappe shows how easily "truth" can be constructed and sold to uncritical masses. What consequences does this have for the objective, fact-based truth? The book is a shocking read, and a "must" for anyone interested in the Middle East, democracy, politics and history.