Journal of Educational Media, Memory, and Society

Editor: Eckhardt Fuchs, Georg Eckert Institute for International Textbook Research

Subjects: Education, Media, Social Sciences

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Published on behalf of the Georg Eckert Institute for International Textbook Research


 Call for Papers 2019

Journal of Educational Media, Memory and Society
Volume 12 • Issue 1 • Spring 2020

Narratives and Multiperspectivity in Dutch Secondary School History Textbooks
Marc Kropman, Carla van Boxtel, and Jannet van Drie

Education, Entertainment, and Indoctrination: Educational Film in Interwar China
Kaiyi Li

“Hitlermania”: Nazism and the Holocaust in Indian History Textbooks
Basabi Khan Banerjee and Georg Stöber

History Teaching and Cultural Hegemony: Representations of the Spanish Civil War in Francoist History Textbooks of the 1960s
Johanna Fricke

Representations of the Holocaust in Albanian Secondary School History Textbooks since the Educational Reform of 2004
Esilda Luku

American and British Efforts to Democratize Schoolbooks in Occupied Italy and Germany from 1943 to 1949
Daniela R. P. Weiner

Volume 12 / 2020, 2 issues per volume (spring, autumn)

Aims & Scope

Published on behalf of the Georg Eckert Institute for International Textbook Research

The Journal of Educational Media, Memory and Society (JEMMS) explores the knowledge and understanding of past and present societies as constituted and conveyed via formal and informal educational media, within and beyond schools. Its focus is on various types of texts and images found in textbooks, museums, memorials, films and digital media. Of particular interest are conceptions of time and space, image formation, forms of representation, as well as the construction of meaning and identity (ethnic, national, regional, religious, institutional and gendered). The contents of educational media may also be examined in relation to their production and appropriation in institutional, sociocultural, political, economic and historical contexts. However, the journal is international and interdisciplinary and welcomes empirically based contributions from the humanities, social sciences, STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering and mathematics), as well as theoretical and methodological studies.


The Journal of Educational Media, Memory, and Society is indexed/abstracted in:

  • A Current Bibliography on African Affairs (Baywood)
  • Bibliometric Research Indicator List (BFI)
  • ERIC Digital Library (U.S. Department of Education)
  • European Reference Index for the Humanities and the Social Sciences (ERIH PLUS)
  • Historical Abstracts (EBSCO)
  • IBR – International Bibliography of Book Reviews of Scholarly Literature on the Humanities and Social Sciences (De Gruyter)
  • IBZ – International Bibliography of Periodical Literature in the Humanities and Social Sciences (De Gruyter)
  • MLA Directory of Periodicals
  • MLA International Bibliography
  • Norwegian Register for Scientific Journals, Series and Publishers
  • Periodicals Index Online (Chadwyck-Healey)
  • Scopus (Elsevier)


Editor: Eckhardt Fuchs, Georg Eckert Institute for International Textbook Research

Managing Editor: Peter Carrier, Georg Eckert Institute for International Textbook Research

GEI Editorial Committee

Peter Carrier 

Barbara Christophe 

Eckhardt Fuchs 

Kerstin Schwedes 

Advisory Board

Tim Allender, University of Sydney 

Aaron Benavot, State University of New York at Albany 

Eugenia Roldán Vera, Centro de Investigación y de Estudios Avanzados, Mexico City 

Sven Saaler, Sophia University, Tokyo 

Gabriela Ossenbach Sauter, Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia, Madrid

Gad Yair, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

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Ethics Statement

Authors published in Journal of Educational Media, Memory, and Society (JEMMS) certify that their works are original and their own. The editors certify that all materials, with the possible exception of editorial introductions, book reviews, and some types of commentary, have been subjected to double-blind peer review by qualified scholars in the field. While the publishers and the editorial board make every effort to see that no inaccurate or misleading data, opinions, or statements appear in this journal, they wish to make it clear that the data and opinions appearing in the articles herein are the sole responsibility of the contributor concerned. For a more detailed explanation concerning these qualifications and responsibilities, please see the complete JEMMS ethics statement.

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