Using examples from the World War 1 to understand how propaganda works and to learn how to identify it.
How revealing is a political cartoon of imperialist attitudes before World War 1?
How do individuals respond to extreme situations - and how are these situations created?
How did one small town in Germany shape your life?
How different were the public statements from the real motives, hopes and fears of leaders?
Lamsdorf as an example of how POWs can cope with the camp experience
What can memorials reveal about the significance of the assassination of Franz-Ferdinand by Gavrilo Princip to people in power in Sarajevo 1914-2014?
Understanding what factors can shape the interpretations of history we are taught in school
What was it like to live in postwar Europe?
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
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?
How should we remember the camp and commemorate its victims, although many of those interned were accused of perpetrating crimes in the Nazi era?
What can a collection of artefacts reveal about how people experienced the First World War?
How revealing are the negotiations over European defence 1948-1954 about the hopes and fears of the people involved?
How did 2 bullets fired in Sarajevo cause a war in 1914?
Private commemoration on the graveyard of the Special Camp No. 2 in Buchenwald