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Kennisclip ‘Who owns the past?’

Marijke Huisman tells about the notion of ‘public history’. History is not only made in academia and studied by professional historians, but an important aspect of public debates. History often causes controversies and disputes. In this clip, Marijke Huisman explains why this is the case, how history is used publicly and whose voices are heard in the many societal debates where history plays a role.