De wetenschappelijke emancipatie van archeologisch onderzoek naar de Tweede Wereldoorlog en het belang van maatschappelijk engagement: Een reactie op Ivar Schute

Martijn Eickhoff*

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In his response to Ivar Schute’s paper on Second World War-related archaeology in the Netherlands, Martijn Eickhoff criticizes Schute’s predominantly positivist approach that focuses exclusively on material traces of ‘what actually happened’. In addition Eickhoff stresses the importance of developing an interdisciplinary approach among archaeologists and historians prior to the start of excavation projects. Only through this combined effort can archaeological excavations contribute to our understanding of the way societies and communities through time deal with (and try to make sense of) experiences related to war and mass violence.
Original languageDutch
Pages (from-to)279-289
Number of pages11
JournalTijdschrift voor Geschiedenis
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Jun-2016
Externally publishedYes

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