Elena V. Baranova, Angelina V. Saenko. Young historian school organized by the center of social and humanistic informatics at Baltic Federal University
Baltic Federal University named after I. KANT, Kaliningrad, Russia
Abstract: Young Historian School conducted on the basis of the Baltic Federal University named after I. Kant (Kaliningrad) delivers subject for this article. The main goal of the event was acquaintance with historian’s skills, research stages, historical sources, and new information methods of humanitarian knowledge, as well as studying ways of presentation of historical knowledge in public space. The School programme included three areas: oral, visual and public history. All these subjects were interconnected with each other, and were supposed to show the students what a historical source is, and how one can work with it in the modern digital space. Participants of the School were 30 7th-9th grade schoolchildren. Initially positioned as an educational platform for future students of history, the School went beyond these limits, becoming a modern event in the digital humanities.
Keywords: Digital Humanities, interdisciplinary research, public history, visual history, school education.