Mapping and exploring national landscapes of social science education: Country reports from Europe and beyond




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Author Biographies

Tilman Grammes

Tilman Grammes, PhD, M.A. worked as a teacher in several schools in Germany and is professor at the Universität Hamburg in the faculty of educational science with special focus on social science didactics and democracy education. His research interest includes theory of social science education, interpretative lesson research, history and comparative study of cultures of citizenship education.

Reinhold Hedtke, University of Bielefeld, Germany

Prof. Dr. Reinhold Hedtke is professor emeritus of economic sociology and social science education at the Faculty of Sociology, Bielefeld University, Germany. Until recently, he was a senior professor at Faculty of Social Sciences, Goethe University Frankfurt. His current research focuses on economics of convention in the field of citizenship education, innovative approaches of socio-economic education, critical participatory education, social science education under the conditions of class society.

Jan Löfström

Dr. Jan Löfström is Professor of History and Social Studies Education in the Department of Teacher Education at the University of Turku, Finland. His research has focused on intersections of historical and moral consciousness and questions of dealing with painful history and controversial issues. Currently he co-edits a book on economic education, democracy and sustainable future.


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