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Urban, Wayne J.; Smith, Marybeth – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2015
This paper discusses the actions of noted Harvard University president James Bryant Conant, taken in regard to the Nazi government in Germany, from the time of Conant's becoming president of Harvard University in 1933 to the time of the widespread pogrom in Germany of 9-10 November 1938, known as Kristallnacht. Conant's attitudes and actions…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Presidents, Authoritarianism, Educational History
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Abens, Aija – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2015
Recent research on history teaching has begun to focus on political motivation. This paper is the result of the author's dissertation, which investigates Latvian history teaching under the authoritarian regimes of Ulmanis and Stalin. It reveals the effects of authoritarianism on goals, curriculum, teaching materials and methods, and the teacher's…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Authoritarianism, History Instruction, Politics of Education
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Wojdon, Joanna – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2015
This paper analyses the process of production and regulation of school textbooks in Poland under communist rule. The stages of textbook approval were as follows: selection of authors; editorial work at the publishing house; discussions in the commissions of the Ministry of Education; decisions of the censorship office. It is argued that the Polish…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Textbook Selection, Social Systems, Educational History
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Slaten Frasier, Amanda Marie – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2015
When Soviet forces entered the Kovno Ghetto (Lithuania) on 1 August 1944 they found a scene of mass destruction. What happened at Kovno was a reflection of the extent of the Final Solution, where the goal was to extinguish not only the Jews, but their entire culture. While the Final Solution was instituted throughout Europe, this paper will focus…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Ghettos, Jews, Educational History
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Shner, Moshe – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2015
The present study is a comparative analysis of two Jewish educators, well known figures before the Second World War, who responded in opposite ways to the same historical reality of oppression by choosing different avenues of resistance. The first figure is the world-renowned educator, paediatrician and children's book writer Janusz Korczak. The…
Descriptors: Educational History, Jews, Teachers, Comparative Analysis
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Hofstetter, Rita; Fontaine, Alexandre; Huitric, Solenn; Picard, Emmanuelle – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2014
Inaugurated in 2013, this collective research programme aims to construct an international mapping of the history of education that accounts for recent developments in the field. Our goal is to create a current and retrospective assessment of the discipline's institutional grounding and of the knowledge produced by its practitioners,…
Descriptors: Educational History, Intellectual Disciplines, Concept Mapping, Educational Development
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Fuchs, Eckhardt – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2014
This article seeks to contribute to the institutional history of the discipline of history of education by examining the publication strategies and the associated institutional practices of the International Standing Conference for the History of Education, the international organisation representing those working in the field, and…
Descriptors: Educational History, Periodicals, Conferences (Gatherings), Institutional Cooperation
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Van Ruyskensvelde, Sarah – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2014
In the past few years, worries about decreasing jobs or even the possible disappearance of the history of education as a field of study have frequently surfaced. Hence, the question arises as to whether the history of education, as a field of study, has a future--or is it, as many authors have remarked, in danger? This article starts from the idea…
Descriptors: Humanities, Humanities Instruction, Electronic Learning, Educational History
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Aldrich, Richard – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2014
Following a short introduction this article is divided into three main sections. The first provides definitions and brief histories of the nature-nurture debate and of neuroscience. The second section shows how in recent decades neuroscientific research has impacted on the debate with particular reference to our understanding of human intelligence…
Descriptors: Historians, Educational Practices, Educational Trends, Trend Analysis
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Rogers, Rebecca – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2014
This article considers the role "Paedagogica Historica" has played in stimulating new approaches in the history of education within the international community since the emergence of the new series in 1900. Particular focus is placed on the volumes published in the wake of ISCHE (International Standing Conference in the History of…
Descriptors: Role, Periodicals, Educational History, Educational Strategies
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Milewski, Patrice – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2014
This article takes as its inspiration Ian Grosvenor's conjectural essay presented for the symposium "Historiography of the Future: Looking Back to the Future" held at the International Standing Conference for History of Education (ISCHE) 33 in July 2011 in San Luis Potosi, Mexico. It contributes to a sensory history of schooling by…
Descriptors: Hygiene, Sanitation, Medical Education, Epistemology
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Verstraete, Pieter; Söderfeldt, Yva – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2014
To date, the historical entanglement of disability and happiness has not been considered an object worth of historical inquiry. Nor has the intersection of disability and emotions been used as a lens to examine the history of disability. Our paper aims at filling this academic void by analysing a wide range of philosophical, anthropological,…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Psychological Patterns, Social Attitudes, Social History
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Vanobbergen, Bruno; Grosvenor, Ian; Simon, Frank – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2014
In this article we will contribute to the contemporary theoretical debate about film by considering, from a history-of-education perspective, the film "Zéro de conduite" by Jean Vigo (1905--1934). This film is classified under the umbrella of "poetic realism": a product of "cinéma de gauche" and an avant-gardist,…
Descriptors: Films, Educational History, Biographies, Audience Response
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Viñao, Antonio – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2014
In a book published in 1995 providing an overview on the state of the art in European educational historiography in Europe, Marie-Madeleine Compère referring to post-Franco Spain, emphasised the "dynamism" and "the capacity to mobilise" that had arisen among Spanish researchers by "any collective initiative." Moving…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Democracy, Historiography
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Gondra, José Gonçalves; Vieira, Carlos Eduardo; Simões, Regina Helena Silva; Cury, Claudia Engler – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2014
This article analyses the general characteristics of the construction of the field of history of education in Brazil. To do so, it highlights the existing historiography and aims to describe the process of institutionalisation of this knowledge field, which, in general terms, has been focused on the area of teacher training. Since the nineteenth…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Historiography, Intellectual Disciplines
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