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PhD candidate Laurie Slegtenhorst on the studytrip of Max Mannheimer Studienzentrum

Wednesday, 25 October 2017

From the 29th of September til the 2nd of October, the employees of the German Max Mannheimer Studienzentrum (MMSZ) were on a studytrip in the Netherlands to learn more about the Dutch memory culture on the Second World War. ESHCC PhD candidate Laurie Slegtenhorst wrote a report about it for

New publication: 'Corporate Communication through Social Media: Strategies for Managing Reputation'

Thursday, 5 October 2017

Recently, a new book by Dr Vidhi Chaudri (ERMeCC) and Prof. Asha Kaul (Indian Institute of Management) was published at SAGE. The book, entitled Corporate Communication through Social Media: Strategies for Managing Reputation provides a comprehensive look at social-mediated developments in corporate and organizational communication and examines the consequent implications for reputation management.

Nazi's were not rational and reticent

Thursday, 31 August 2017

In recent interviews, science philosopher Maarten Boudry claimed that jihadism is more dangerous than nazism, because jihadi's are more expressive about and proud of their murdering and torturing, whereas national socialists were more rational and reticent. Historian Pieter van den Heede disagreed and refuted Boudry's claims in an online article.

Maria Grever: let historians study games and theater

Tuesday, 29 August 2017

History is a source of inspiration for musicals, video games, movies, so historians should get involved with popular culture. That was the statement Prof. Maria Grever made during her keynote lecture at the Historian Days (Historicidagen), a three-day conference in Utrecht.

Marc van Berkel in AD: Lessons on Holocaust are often insufficient

Monday, 24 July 2017

What types of lives did the Jews live before World War II? And which roles did the Dutch police forces and other authorities play in the persecution of Jews? These and other questions are hardly or not being answered in Dutch history textbooks, according to PhD candidate Marc van Berkel. He studied and compared fifty years of narrating the Holocaust in history textbooks for upper secondy education in North Rhine Westphalia (Germany) and the Netherlands. The Dutch newspaper AD interviewed him about his research.

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