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Projekte & Forschung

History Revisited

Continuing education of history teachers: HISTORY REVISITED - Current scientific perspectives on history lessons.
The events take place on Thursday (4 pm-6pm) at the RUB, Building GA, Room 03/49.


Opel and Bochum 1960-1973. The exhibition project of the Chair of Didactics of History in cooperation with the Zentrum Stadgeschichte Bochum was opened in March. The opening of the special exhibition "No Coal ?! Structural Change in the Ruhr since the 1958 Coal Crisis" took place on 14 December 2017. The exhibition was created by the students of the first year of the Public History Masters program and ran until the end of March 2018.

On 4th of November 2018, the project "Finissage" will take place. More information can be found here.

Latest Publications

Histoy Didactic Articles
Contributions for Lessons and History Textbooks
  • Bunnenberg, Christian: Haben wir mit ernst angesedtzet und gesturmet und auch erobert…“ Einblicke in das Leben des Söldners Peter Hagendorf im Dreißigjährigen Krieg, in: Geschichte lernen (2018) 183, S. 18-25.

  • Wolf, Jörgen/Seiffert, Joana/Seifert, Andreas/Rothland, Martin & Brauch, Nicola (2018): Das geschichtsdidaktische Planungswissen von angehenden Geschichtslehrer/innen. Entwicklung und Pilotierung eines Testinstruments zur Messung des fachdidaktischen Planungswissens von Lehramtsstudierenden im Fach Geschichte, in: Geschichte in Wissenschaft und Unterricht 69 (2018), H. 7/8, S. 373-392.

  • Bunnenberg, Christian: Rezension von: Marko Demantowsky / Christoph Pallaske (Hgg.): Geschichte lernen im digitalen Wandel, Berlin / Boston: De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2015, in: sehepunkte 18 (2018), Nr. 7/8 [15.07.2018], URL: