Public and Applied History in Germany
The latest issue of the academic journal "The Public Historian" features two articles by Jacqueline Nießer, almuna of the Graduate School in Regensburg, together with Dr. Juliane Tomann based at the Imre Kertész Kolleg in Jena. Both texts are part of the roundtable "Public History and Applied History in International Context" and introduce to the relevance of and the approaches to Public History and applied history in Germany as well as their international standing.
Jacqueline Nießer studied „Kulturwissenschaften“/cultural studies at the Europa-Universität Viadrina in Frankfurt (Oder) and the Uniwersytet Wrocławski (Poland). In 2018, she was awarded her PhD at the Universität Regensburg as doctoral candidate of the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies. Currently, she is working as a research associate at the Leibniz Institute for East and Southeast European Studies, where she coordinates the Horizon 2020 project COURAGE and does research on the heritage of cultural opposition in socialist Yugoslavia. Nießer is especially interested in the relationship between theory and empiricism, which is illustrated by her publications about applied history and public history.
Jacqueline Nießer/Juliane Tomann: Public and Applied History in Germany. Just Another Brick in the Wall of the Academic Ivory Tower? In: The Public Historian 40 (4), 11-27. DOI: 10.1525/tph.2018.40.4.11.
Jacqueline Nießer/Juliane Tomann: On "Big Tents" and "Umbrellas". In: The Public Historian 40 (4), 61-63. DOI: 10.1525/tph.2018.40.4.61.