Using examples from the World War 1 to understand how propaganda works and to learn how to identify it.
Lamsdorf as an example of how POWs can cope with the camp experience
How far do postcards reveal what happened in World War 1?
Applying knowledge to evaluate what a political cartoon can reveal about World War 1 in 1915
Why was the Gulag system created? To what extent did it meet political interests, to what extent economic interests?
Why previously enacted laws are broken by the fighting sides in times of war?
This activity helps the teacher to use fictional accounts to teach History in a simple and efficient way.
How fictional accounts can nevertheless be useful to the historian
How can becoming the timeline help us to understand the change from peace to war in 1914?
How different were the public statements from the real motives, hopes and fears of leaders?
How do individuals respond to extreme situations - and how are these situations created?
How revealing are the negotiations over European defence 1948-1954 about the hopes and fears of the people involved?
What evidence has been used to construct academic interpretations of the outbreak of war in Europe in 1914?
What's behind historical interpretation?
What was it like to live in postwar Europe?
What can a collection of artefacts reveal about how people experienced the First World War?
Why did some people hide their past after liberation? Why did some people rewrite their biographies? How did imprisonment affect a person's life and opportunities afterwards?