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Bridging the divide with a question and a kaleidoscope: designing an enquiry in a challenging setting Posted on 13.01.2016 Christine Cousell et al

The Association for Historical Dialogue and Research (AHDR) is a Cyprus-based organization that works to foster dialogue among history teachers and other educators across the divide in Cyprus. In one of their UN-funded projects, ADHR members worked with UK colleagues to shape a lesson sequence and resources on the Ottoman period in Cyprus. Here they explain how they arrived at an enquiry question to shape the pupils’ historical thinking.
The author presents a Historiography and memory of the Lebanese Civil War 1975-1990. After a brief history of the war, Sune Haugbolle analyses debates over sectarian violence in Lebanon, the historiographic debates over massacres and mass violence, shelling, car bombs. He also reviews testimonies...