Organised in partnership with EuroClio for our joint Critical History project, the University of Augsburg invites you to a three-day online seminar on global history and postcolonial history education. The seminar is open to the general public and target students at teacher trainer colleges, practicing teachers and other educators interested in using heritage as part of history education. The seminar will be organised on Zoom with morning and afternoon sessions and is free of charge benefiting from funding from the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union.


Erasmus+ project: Critical History: Adapting history education to the challenges of today’s digitized, globalized, and diverse societies in Europe
German topic: Global history and postcolonial history

Learning and Teaching seminar
13-15 January, 2022 Online

Link to the seminar, but please also register below:

Thursday 13 January

Morning 9:30-11:30 CET

Introduction of the project and EuroClio
Susanne Popp: Global History and Postcolonial History – an introduction (45 min incl. Q&A)

Afternoon 14:00-16:00 CET

Jan SIEFERT: ’Sideways’ – Structuring global history teaching series in junior high school
using the example of the Samurai (1600/03-1868/1912) and the Silk Road.

Friday 14 January

Morning 9:30-11:30 CET

Dominic STUDER: Global History Perspectives in Swiss History Education

Afternoon 14:00-16:00 CET

Jochen GOLLHAMMER: The world in the classroom. Why can global perspectives in history
education enrich teachers’ lessons?

Saturday 15 January

Morning 9:30-11:30 CET

Philipp BERNHARD: A shared history? – Introducing history students to postcolonial
criticism through local ’traces’ of colonialism

Afternoon 14:00-16:00 CET

Dennis RÖDER: The Red Cross during the WW I as an approach to global history teaching
The training will be held in English. However, German contributions to the discussion are
also welcome and will be translated.