Conference and workshop with guest researcher Georg Marschnig | Waterloo Center for German Studies

Conference and workshop with guest researcher Georg Marschnig

WCGS welcomes guest researcher Georg Marschnig (Universität Graz) on Tuesday 28 June 2022 for a lecture and workshop. Join us at HH 373 for his talk, the workshop or both! Details below.

There is no registration for this event, all are welcome. Please note that masks are mandatory.

Conference: “‘Du host lai oin hoimat’ Memories and identities of German-speaking migrants in Canada, the United States and Europe”
When: 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Where: HH 373, University of Waterloo

Workshop: “ – An online platform for Austrian memorial sites for victims of National Socialism”
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Where: HH 373, University of Waterloo

About Dr. Marschnig:
Georg Marschnig, PhD, is Senior Researcher for History Didactics at the University of Graz. A secondary school teacher from 2009 to 2018, he has accumulated deep experiences in the teaching of history concerning various methodical and didactic approaches. Since 2017, he is the author of several History textbooks named Denkmal. In 2018 and 2020, he obtained an Enabling Forum scholarship for subject didactics and educational research at the University of Graz and works on the entanglements of historical learning, multiperspectivity and language skills. He has published in several issues of Didactics of History and Studies of Memory, such as the articles “Students like it, it’s always their style. » A qualitative approach to teachers’ opinions on teaching about the Holocaust with comics. In: Ole Frahm, Hans-Joachim Hahn, Markus Streb (Ed.): BEYOND MAUS. The Legacy of Holocaust Comics. Vienna, 2021, “Language Matters: The Hidden Curriculum of Historical Thinking as a Challenge in Teacher Education” in the International Journal of Research on History Didactics, History Teaching and the Culture of History. 40. (Schwalbach, 2019) and the monograph “Gottschee revisited. Geschichtsnarrative und Identitätsmanagement im Cyberspace” (Berlin, 2019)

Angela C. Hale