Promoting transnational approaches to the First World War in Giessen

On 20 November 2013, EuroClio President Sylvia Semmet and EuroClio Deputy Director Steven Stegers presented and discussed the Historiana First World War Module (developed in the EuropeanaCreative project) during the History Day for Educators at the Justus Liebig University of Giessen. The programme “Der Erste Weltkrieg 1914-1918. TransnationalePerspektiven für das historische Lernen”. Other contributions to the programme were made by Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Hallet on “Teaching the Great War in a Foreign Language”, Regional History from the City Archive, and a presentation by Prof. Dr. Dirk van Laak. The day ended with a discussion amongst the educators about the implementation of the new history curriculum so far.