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Maria Grever co-editor of the book 'Sensitive Pasts. Questioning Heritage in Education'

Berghahn Books published the volume 'Sensitive Pasts' in the series Making sense of history.

Expert meeting 'The topicality of the Second World War'

Educators, historians and heritage professionals discuss how to teach about the Second World War

Christine Gundermann visiting professor at the CHC March-April 2017

Research fellow CHC: Prof.dr. Christine Gundermann from the University of Cologne received a grant

Launch 'Historicidagen' 2017

Submit your proposal for the 'Historicidagen' 2017!

Center for Historical Culture

On May 12th, 2006, the Center for Historical Culture (CHC) was established at Erasmus University Rotterdam. The Center initiates, coordinates and produces academic research on historical culture. The term historical culture refers to various forms of historical understanding and relationships to the past, articulated by individuals, groups, institutes and large communities in a broad array of narratives, media, ideologies and attitudes. The Center also collaborates with museums, memorial centers, heritage institutes and educational institutes, by providing advice and stimulating reflection on practices of professional, disciplinary and public uses of the past.