La scienza al tempo di Wikileaks. Riflessioni sulla storia contemporanea nel ventesimo secolo
Title: La scienza al tempo di Wikileaks. Riflessioni sulla storia contemporanea nel ventesimo secolo
Other Title(s): Research in times of Wikileaks. Reflections on Contemporary History in the Twenty-First Century
Author: PATEL, Kiran Klaus
Citation: Memoria e Ricerca, 2011, 37, 2, 155-171
ISSN: 1127-0195; 1972-523X
The article discusses the challenges contemporary history has to face due to the changing nature of its sources in the digital age. It argues that so far, historians have not done enough to prepare themselves for this new situation that will force the discipline to rethink established routines and standards. Moreover, it proposes concrete directions into which historiography should develop.
Subject: Contemporary History; Digitalization; Sources; Wikileaks; XXI Century; Historiography
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