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Conférence Laurence Schram

25 Oktober 2017

Dossin: L’antichambre d’Auschwitz

Conférence avec Laurence Schram, Senior Researcher au centre de documentation de la Kazerne Dossin et auteur de livre.
Forum Z
ForumZ - A new narrative for Europe. Quo vadis? Cartoon

23 Oktober 2017

verfasst von :
Elena Danescu

Report of the fifth Forum Z – “A new narrative for Europe: Quo vadis?”

The fifth Forum Z focused on those who tell the story of Europe. Professors and researchers gathered to share their thoughts and discuss with the public about the challenges of developing a new narrative for Europe in the digital age.
News

17 Oktober 2017

verfasst von :
Benoît Majerus

Call for Papers: Material cultures of psychiatry

In the past, our ideas of psychiatric hospitals and their history have been shaped by objects like straitjackets, cribs and binding belts. These powerful objects are often used as a synonym for psychiatry and the way psychiatric patients are treated. But what do we really know about the social life (see Majerus 2011) of psychiatric patients and the stories of less spectacular objects in the everyday life of psychiatric institutions? What do we know about the material cultures of these places in general?
News
"Shaping the Europe of the future" in pictures

12 Oktober 2017

verfasst von :
Noëlle Schon

"Shaping the Europe of the future" in pictures

The main auditorium of the University of Luxembourg was filled to the last seat for the conference “Shaping the Europe of the future” organised by the C²DH, with the European Commission Representation in Luxembourg and their partners on 13 October.
Thinkering
Digital Media and Technology in the classroom and beyond

3 Oktober 2017

verfasst von :
Sytze Van Herck, Richard Legay

Digital Media and Technology in the classroom and beyond

Digital Media and Technology has transformed how we teach, learn and present. In a transferable skills training of the doctoral school here at university, Robert Reuter introduced us to new media and tools that can enhance teaching and learning. Based on the eight learning events defined by Leclercq and Poumay at the university of Liège, we came up with several online tools that can extend and enhance teaching and engage the students or audience.
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‘Finlux’ reading group meetings

15 September 2017

‘Finlux’ reading group meetings

The ‘Finlux’ reading group meetings is a place for researchers to discuss banking and financial history and to reflect on how to best write the history of the Luxembourg financial centre.
Thinkering
Digital approaches towards serial publications (18th–20th centuries)

15 September 2017

verfasst von :
Eva Andersen

Digital approaches towards serial publications (18th–20th centuries)

In this post, I want to reflect on some of the presentations I was attending during the workshop organised by the Ghent Centre for Digital Humanities.
Event
Hands on History logo

14 September 2017

World War One: Wege in den ersten Weltkrieg

Lecture by Prof. Armin Heinen, RWTH Aachen University
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From Voices to War Grosvenor conference

5 September 2017

From Voices of War to Voices of Peace: exploring the legacy of the First World War through participatory research

Lecture by Ian Grosvenor, professor of Urban Education History at the School of Education, University of Birmingham, and director of the Voices of War & Peace Centre
Thinkering
DH2017 Montreal

21 August 2017

verfasst von :
Florentina Armaselu

Impressions from DH2017 - Different Facets of Access in Digital Humanities

The annual conference of the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO) took place on 8-11 August 2017 in Montréal (Canada) on the campus of McGill University, and was co-organised by McGill University and the Université de Montréal. This blog entry will draw a few impressions from the attended presentations.
Thinkering
International Conference of Europeanists

24 Juli 2017

verfasst von :
Elena Danescu

European studies at the crossroads – 24th International Conference of Europeanists

From 12 to 14 July 2017, the University of Glasgow hosted the 24th International Conference of Europeanists which explored the theme of “Sustainability and Transformation”. Elena Danescu (C²DH) gave a presentation entitled “Shaping Economic and Monetary Union in the 1970s – Theoretical Debates and Political Networks.
Thinkering
Linked Open Data Cloud

12 Juli 2017

verfasst von :
Sytze Van Herck

DHOxSS 2017 - Linked Open Data

Last week I attended the Oxford Digital Humanities Summer School and took part in the Linked Open Data workshop. The Summer School started out with TEI courses in 1997, but has now grown to include eight workshop strands for over 250 participants.
Thinkering
DHBenelux 2017 - Infrastructures everywhere

10 Juli 2017

verfasst von :
Max Kemman

DHBenelux 2017 - Infrastructures everywhere

Last week I was at the fourth DHBenelux conference held in Utrecht, the Netherlands. With over 200 participants attending two days of almost a 100 presentations, demos, and posters, this conference has become an interesting snapshot of the state of digital humanities in the Benelux.
Event
Shaping the Europe of the future

4 Juli 2017

Shaping the Europe of the future

To help us understand the Europe of today and discuss the Europe of the future, the C²DH, with the European Commission Representation in Luxembourg and their partners, is pleased to invite you to the conference “Shaping the Europe of the future” with guest speaker Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission.
Forum Z
ForumZ - Storytelling. Intro Fickers

20 Juni 2017

verfasst von :
Elena Danescu

Chronique en images de «ForumZ: L’avenir de la narration historique»

Le samedi 17 juin 2017, le Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (C²DH), en partenariat avec le Centre national de littérature (CNL), ont organisé la troisième édition de ForumZ.
Thinkering
Cultural policy in present times: impressions from the ninth Federal Congress on Cultural Policy

19 Juni 2017

verfasst von :
Fabio Spirinelli

Cultural policy in present times: impressions from the ninth Federal Congress on Cultural Policy

The following blogpost is a personal report on the ninth Federal Congress on Cultural Policy, which took place in Berlin on 15th and 16th of June.
Thinkering
Benelux, Europe and the Cold War, the power of non-powers

15 Juni 2017

verfasst von :
Spero Paravantis

Report on the conference “Benelux, Europe and the Cold War, the power of non-powers”

What was/is European security in the context of the Cold War? How was and is it conceived? What role did “non-powers” play in European security, and how did they help define it? These were the main questions discussed during the conference held by the C²DH in March 2017.
Forum Z
#c2dhstorytelling: Programme

13 Juni 2017

verfasst von :
Elena Danescu

#c2dhstorytelling: Programme

Overview of all the stories to be told during the plenary session, the parallel sessions and the round table
Thinkering
Soziale Ungleichheit seit 1945 als Herausforderung für die Geschichtswissenschaft

8 Juni 2017

verfasst von :
Vitus Sproten

Soziale Ungleichheit seit 1945 als Herausforderung für die Geschichtswissenschaft

Was hat die soziale Ungleichheit von gestern mit dem Historiker von morgen zu tun? Einen Teil der Antwort hierauf gab Hartmut Kaelble in seinem Auftaktvortrag der tri-nationalen Doktorandenschule, der am 18. Mai 2017 an der Universität des Saarlandes stattfand.
Forum Z
Kunstkopf - The future of storytelling

2 Juni 2017

verfasst von :
Elena Danescu

ForumZ: The future of storytelling in history

How has the emergence of the digital era affected the age-old art of telling tales? This question was in the focus of a public discussion during the third ForumZ event.

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