Dissertations for the History of Education, vol. 50 (2013)

8 marca 2015

In memoriam

Alicja Kulecka, Joanna Schiller-Walicka, Dorota Zamojska (December 10, 1960 –  December 25, 2013). Memories

 

Articles

Katarzyna Dormus,  The Role of Historical-Educational Magazines in Shaping the History of Education as an Independent Academic Discipline

Summary: Just like with any academic field, the development of history of education as an academic discipline featured the emergence of specialized magazines. In the 19th century, there were multiple examples of Polish educational magazines publishing articles on historical-educational issues. This phenomenon reflected the development of history of education as an independent academic discipline. However, the first specialized historical-educational magazine – “Minerwa Polska” – was established only during the Second Polish Republic. After the Second World War, three other magazines – all of which are still being published – started to come out: “Przegląd Historyczno-Oświatowy,” “Rozprawy z Dziejów Oświaty” and “Biuletyn Historii Wychowania”. These magazines fulfill an informational role; they provide insights into the trends in academic research at the time and include information on the newest publications as well as the development of the academic field and various initiatives therein. As they include various reviews, these magazines also play a substantial role in opinion formation. Furthermore, they constitute a source of reflections on the current condition of history of education as an academic discipline. Finally, such magazines help to further integrate the community of historians of education.

 

Olga Fomiczowa, Anton Semenovitch Budilovich and the Secondary Schools in the Russian Empire

Summary: The article describes the views and work of the late Slavophile, a professor at Warsaw University Budilovich Anton Semenovich (1846-1908) regarding secondary schools. Through Russification policies in higher education in the national borders of the empire, Budilovich was aware of the importance of such a course for secondary schools. He takes place the analysis the position Budilovich against the Polish identity, language and the Catholic faith in dealing with secondary schools.

 

Władysława Szulakiewicz, Being an Academic Teacher. The Views of Hans-Georg Gadamer (1900-2002)

Summary: The article deals with the problems of historical pedeutology. It presents the views of an eminent philosopher Hans-Georg Gadamer concerning the tusks and duties of academic teachers. It is based on primary sources, mostly Gadamer’s publications and relevant memories. The text consists of two parts. The first part contains a presentation of Gadamer’s life and a reconstruction of his views on being a academic master in a university. It shows Gadamer’s academic teachers, as well as academics with whom he collaborated as university professor. The second part of the text offers a presentation of different opinions and memories of Gadamer’s academic activity. The article ends with an attempt to characterize Gadamers’s standpoint concerning the dignity of the academic profession.

 

Elena Wiszlenkowa, Kira Ilina, On the Origin of Russian Academic Degrees. (First Half of the Nineteenth Century)

 

Materials

Sylwia Grochowina, German General High Schools in the Region of Danzig-Western Prussia in 1939-1945

Karolina Karpińska, On the Teaching of Geometry in Thorn Gymnasium in the Second Half of the Nineteenth Century

Andrzej Smolarczyk, Elementary Private Schools in the Province of Polesia in 1919-1939

Andriej Zamojskij, Professor Semen Wolfson – the Servant and the Victim of Stalinist Philosophy

 

Bibliography

Bibliography of the Contents of „Rozprawy z Dziejów Oświaty” 1958-2013 (50 Volumes), ed. by Joanna Schiller-Walicka, Jan Szumski

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