Dealing with the Past in History Education: Study Visit to Bogotá
March 12, 2017 - March 16, 2017
Core team members Senada Jusic (EuroClio-HIP) and Meena Malhotra (Peace Works) will represent the Dealing With the Past project in a study visit to Bogotá, Colombia. The aim of the visits is to interview civil society actors, teachers and students to find out about the practical challenges related to dealing with conflicting memories and narratives, dealing with emotional and difficult histories, dealing with uncertainties and sensitivities in order to document collected practices and practical recommendations in the form of a blog post and a report based on the findings from this data gathering that can be used for advocacy on global, regional, and national levels.
The study visit is co-organised by the National Center for Historical Memory. During the visit itself, Jusic and Malhotra will meet with several NGOs, museum educators, and government officials. In addition, the two will attend history classes and discuss and interview students and history educators.