Early Career Researchers Episodes

#3 – Material Matters

In this episode we speak with Dr. Rebekka Horlacher (Pädagogische Hochschule Zürich) about the role of sources and materialities in history of education. Reflecting on the potentials of different sources might just be one of the core operations of historical research activities and with Dr. Rebekka Horlacher we have a very well-versed scholar giving us […]


#1 – A New Beginning

In this episode we introduce ourselves, the team behind History of Education On Air, and discuss the aims and format of the podcast. The podcast is produced by Sónia Vaz Borges, Fanny Isensee, Daniel Töpper and Josefine Wähler.

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#2 – Why History of Education?

In this episode we speak with Prof. Dr. Johannes Westberg (University of Groningen) about his thoughts on the social role of history of education, different takes on the functions of historical narratives, and the need for the film “Die Hard 4”. Westberg, who recently co-convened ISCHE 42, one of the largest conferences in the field, […]