Friday | 12. April 2019

Cultural Exchange - Macromedia Professors Presented at German Parliament



Macromedia professor Dr. Gernot Wolfram spoke to International Parliamentary Scholarships’ holders about „Cultures of Remembrance“. The key lecture was held at German Parliament in Paul-Löbe-Haus.

In cooperation with the Federal Agency for Civic Education/bpb in Berlin, Prof. Dr. Gernot Wolfram has been researching questions on cultural exchange, cultural education and sustainable media education since years. Lately, he spoke to International Parliamentary Scholarships’ holders about „Cultures of Remembrance“. His approach is especially focusing the aspect of activating recipients.

Digitization: Wolfram demands polyphony for cultures of remembrance

In the context of remembrance and the handling of German history, the Macromedia professor emphasized that polyphony, conversation and dialogue should rule the perception in times of digitization. The era of centralized remembrance of historical monuments would not comply with a decentralized exchange of multiple opinions anymore.

„Remembrance needs conversation and active dispute; frontal conveyance doesn’t lead on to a fixing of thoughts, knowledge and a sensitivity for  happenings in consciousness“, the scientists stated. Wolfram demonstrated with multiple examples that media and cultural artefacts stimulate these activities within the critical work of preserving memories. At the end of his lecture, scholarship holders were invited to address their questions.

More information on the study program Media and Communication Management (M.A.) find here.

Photo: Josephine Evens, BpB

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Prof. Dr. Gernot Wolfram is teaching Media and Communication Management (M.A.) at Macromedia University Campus Berlin. Photo: Josephine Evens, BpB

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