Ivana Stanojević: Differences in teaching of common history of the Balkans

Pedagogy as a science has an important geopolitical role in the process of globalization and in attempt to equalize ethnic identity of each nation with the global one. While the globalization enters slowly on the „Balkan’ scene“, many of disputes appear between nations, that whether they like it or not, share this territory for centuries now.

Kipouropoulou Georgia: Can lived experience constitute a reliable source of history?

Historians have at times expressed doubts concerning the credibility of of memory itself, the psychology of the relationship between the interviewer and the narrator during the interview, and generally the relationship between memory and history. There is a complex relationship between narration, time and memory. Narration is a lived experience of the past while, at the same time, it provides ways so that people can perceive the present.