Aim of the first volume of HEint is the foundation of an European discourse on history education. Based on the German understanding of history didactics authors from 25 states of the European Union describe the scientific discourse on history education in their country.
Facing the situation of organisation and research on history education is a basic condition for understanding. Mapping this situation is the conclusion of facing the diversity. Reading the articles of more than 35 authors all over Europe it is amazing to observe how again and again new landscapes of history didactics come in existence. For that reason the findings are summarised by a systematic approach, whereby the landscapes of several discourses on history education in Europe can be drawn. Bridging diversity may be successful on this basic.
Bookseries: History Education international is a book series for sharing information about the educational systems wherein history is taught as well as about the research on historical learning. The forum for information and discussion about these subjects shall be HEint. To gain this goal the language is English. Aim of the book series is to conduct the international dialogue on history education both by publishing anthologies with international author-teams and by monographs of single authors.