Interview – Jörn Rüsen Some ideas on the intersection of metahistory and history didactics

Interview conducted by email on March 1, 2, and 28, 2016. Jörn Rüsen, Senior Fellow at the Kulturwissenschaftliches Institut (Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities) at Essen, Germany, and Honorary doctorate of Universidade de Brasília (Brazil) and University of Lund (Sweden). Professor emeritus at the University of Witten/Herdecke (Germany) and Order of Merit, State of Northrhine-Westfalia, Federal Republic of Germany. He was Visiting Chair Research Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences National Taiwan University, head of the research project on “Humanism in the era of globalization – an intercultural dialogue on humanity, culture, and values” at the Kulturwissenschaftliches Institut at Essen, Germany, and President/director of that Institute.