Priests, Catechisms and Heretics: Some Thoughts on Dirk Moses’ Remarks

In a spirited, provocative short essay for Geschichte der Gegenwart Dirk Moses criticises the ‘high priests’ of Germany’s memory culture for perpetuating a view of the National Socialist past, its place in German and European history, and its proper place in the historical consciousness of the Federal Republic that he regards as outdated.  For Moses, … Continue reading Priests, Catechisms and Heretics: Some Thoughts on Dirk Moses’ Remarks

Teaching in an Age of COVID

La patrie retrouvée, by Léon Hornecker (1918) This year has brought its challenges for tutors and students alike. But the need to rethink how we deliver our teaching has also brought its advantages. These are not only practical – they have also been intellectual. For me, this has been particularly the case at final year … Continue reading Teaching in an Age of COVID