German public historians have started an online platform to collect everyday memories of the Corona crisis. Their aim is to make an archive of a wide range of different experiences of the present moment available for future historical research.
The corona crisis is a global pandemic of massive proportions. Given the challenges that our societies face, academic knowledge is in high demand. We are hearing from doctors, epidemiologists, virologists, psychologists and sociologists on an almost daily basis. They are the experts guiding us through these times of painful uncertainty.
But what do historians think about the present crisis? After all, commentators around the world agree that we
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