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Textbooks in Periods of Political Transition after the Second World War

Kira Mahamud Angulo and Anna Ascenzi

Europe, with no economy and little infrastructure.” 15 The Late and Incomplete Transition to Democracy in Albania The complicated transition of Albania to democracy after forty-five years of communist rule was propelled by the student movement of 1990

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Challenging Substantive Knowledge in Educational Media

A Case Study of German History Textbooks

Lucas Frederik Garske

definition of educational media applied here. I understand the notion to refer to items, infrastructures, or individuals—intended to carry out educational tasks—that are shaped by a teaching methodology and an epistemology of the subject matter. Borrowing

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Daniela R. P. Weiner

the world began was a race so prolific in crime.” 42 Yet thanks to the experience they had gained in Italy, the Allies now at least had a plan that allowed them to develop textbooks before the occupation and until the necessary infrastructure was

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War Memories and Online Encyclopedias

Framing 30 June 1941 in Wikipedia

Mykola Makhortykh

’s infrastructure, including the local radio station and the prisons. In the prisons, Nachtigall soldiers discovered mutilated corpses of political prisoners (mostly Ukrainians, but there were Poles and Jews there as well) 38 who had been murdered in the early days

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Jens Eder

Characters are of central importance for our film experience, and they confront us with a multitude of questions concerning their production, structures, meanings, effects, etc. Subjective intuitions do not suffice to answer those questions and to analyze, describe, and discuss characters in differentiated and comprehensive ways. To do this, we need a set of conceptual tools, an infrastructure for argumentation. This article summarizes the central results of my book Die Figur im Film in those respects, starting from a heuristic core model. The “clock of character” distinguishes between four aspects of characters: (1) As artifacts, they are shaped by audiovisual information; (2) As fictional beings they have certain bodily, mental, and social features; (3) As symbols, they impart higher-level meanings; and (4) as symptoms they point to socio-cultural causes in their production and to effects in their reception.

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Andrew J. Ball

and legitimate white, heterosexist masculinity. Eddy presents a clear, rigorous, and intersectional example of how the symbolic forms of mass culture—and their material infrastructures—are invested in the nation's power dynamics. Looking forward, the

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Aesthetics of Futurism

Lu Yang's Art and an Organological Redefinition of the Human in the Planetary Age

Hai Ren

ways in which art renders sensible networks of solidarity between human sensibility and nonhuman vitalism in addressing environmental degradation and climate change as issues of habitable infrastructure that binds humans to nonhumans. The generative

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The Self On-Screen

Pavel Pyś Reflects on The Body Electric

Pavel Pyś

immateriality—the cloud as a mysterious metaphor for opaqueness and weightlessness—lurking behind the digital veil is, as writer and artist James Bridle describes in New Dark Age (2019), “a physical infrastructure consisting of phone lines, fibre optics

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Negotiating Girl-led Advocacy

Addressing Early and Forced Marriage in South Africa

Sadiyya Haffejee, Astrid Treffry-Goatley, Lisa Wiebesiek, and Nkonzo Mkhize

infrastructure, and poor service delivery make daily life a struggle for many local families as the Okhahlamba Local Municipality (2015) recognizes. Loskop falls under the Amangwe Traditional Authority, and traditional gender and cultural norms, practices, and

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Shailendra Kumar Singh

infrastructure, Jio “scaled the overall Internet consumption in India by providing low-cost 4G Internet rates along with Jio smartphones” ( Mehta 2019: 5551 ). This aggressive approach has forced other leading telecom operators to reduce data prices substantially