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14 September 2017

PixStori and the challenges in the field of digital and public history

Lecture by Prof. Michael Frisch, Talking Pictures LLC, New York
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A new narrative for Europe: Quo vadis?

4 September 2017

verfasst von :
Elena Danescu

A new narrative for Europe: Quo vadis?

How do historians investigate the past? What methods and tools do they employ, what are they trying to understand, and how do they transfer their findings to society?
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A new narrative for Europe: Quo Vadis?

4 September 2017

verfasst von :
Elena Danescu

A new narrative for Europe: Quo Vadis?

How can historians tell the story of European integration – the story of Europe – in the digital age?
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Sacrifier à Rome sous l'Empire, un rite essentiel de la piété romaine

31 August 2017

Sacrifier à Rome sous l'Empire, un rite essentiel de la piété romaine

La prochaine session de Let’s Talk About History! vous invite à un long voyage dans le temps pour comprendre la nature des rituels religieux anciens. La conférence sera donnée par le Professeur John Scheid.
Thinkering
Video games as a real object of study: Some lessons from the Gamescom Congress 2017

29 August 2017

verfasst von :
Fabio Spirinelli

Video games as a real object of study: Some lessons from the Gamescom Congress 2017

Can video games be a serious research topic or are they only entertainment products? At the Gamescom Congress in Cologne, a series of talks and panel discussions were dedicated to video games from many different perspectives. In this blogpost, I will discuss some of them illustrating that video games can and should be taken seriously.
Thinkering
What happens when archives and research are transferred into the physical space of a museum? 'La Forge d’une société moderne' and other stories

11 Juli 2017

verfasst von :
Karin Priem

What happens when archives and research are transferred into the physical space of a museum? 'La Forge d’une société moderne' and other stories

In this essay, I would like to reflect upon what happens when archival material and research are transferred into the three-dimensional physical space of a museum. A main focus will be on what happens when restored, digitised and partly retouched glass plates are framed and staged in a museum setting.
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ForumZ: Glocal histories of finance

10 Juli 2017

verfasst von :
Benjamin Zenner

Spotlight on the history of the Luxembourg financial centre

The fourth and final ForumZ of this academic year took place on 6 July at the Banque de Luxembourg. In an effort to provide a platform for “the critical discussion and academic study of questions related to the contemporary history of Luxembourg from a transnational perspective,”(1) the C²DH had invited five panellists along with moderator Bernard Thomas to discuss the ‘glocal’ history of the Luxembourg financial centre.
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Glanz und Elend der Kunstkopf-Stereophonie

6 Juli 2017

verfasst von :
Stefan Krebs, Andreas Fickers

Glanz und Elend der Kunstkopf-Stereophonie

“Glanz und Elend der Kunstkopf-Stereophonie” – A radio play from Stefan Krebs, with Hans Peter Hallwachs as Kunstkopf; Stephan Wurfbaum as journalist and Andreas Fickers as media archaeologist; Research, script and mise-en-scène: Stefan Krebs; Sound: Christian Schimmöller; Producer: Werner Bleisteiner; Historical and technical advisors: Günther Hess and Stephan Peus. A production of the Centre for Contemporary and Digital History of the University of Luxembourg in cooperation with Bavarian Broadcasting and the EU-research project ORPHEUS, 2017.
Thinkering
360 view of Studio 9

29 Juni 2017

verfasst von :
Stefan Krebs

Listening to the past - with two ears

Within the framework of the research project "Failure and Success of Dummy Head Stereo: An innovation history of 3D listening", Stefan Krebs and Andreas Fickers produced a binaural radio play about the history of binaural stereo.
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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.
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ForumZ - Glocal histories of finance

16 Juni 2017

verfasst von :
Benoît Majerus

Glocal histories of finance

The fourth ForumZ will focus on the history of the financial sector in Luxembourg. Which stories should be told and which archives can be used?
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#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
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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.
Thinkering
Au bord de la mer à Bredene-sur-Mer en Belgique – nature et technologie. Vers 1928.

30 Mai 2017

verfasst von :
Karin Priem, Françoise Poos, Frederik Herman

Forging a Modern Society. Photography and Corporate Communication in the Industrial Age (ARBED 1911 – 1937)

An exhibition and book project resulting from a collaboration between the FAMOSO research team (C²DH) and the Centre national de l’audiovisuel (CNA – National Audiovisual Centre).
Thinkering
Demonstration

23 Mai 2017

verfasst von :
Noëlle Schon

Inauguration officielle du Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History

Ce 22 mai 2017, l’Université du Luxembourg a inauguré officiellement son troisième centre interdisciplinaire en présence du ministre de la Justice, Félix Braz, et du ministre délégué à l'Enseignement supérieur et à la Recherche, Marc Hansen.
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ForumZ Storytelling

15 Mai 2017

verfasst von :
Elena Danescu

The future of storytelling in history

The third ForumZ focused on the future of storytelling and explored how the emergence of the digital era affected the age-old art of telling tales.
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Archives on hold? Some comments on the first #ForumZLu

12 Mai 2017

verfasst von :
Karin Priem

Archives on hold? Some comments on the first #ForumZLu

The history of archives and archiving practices needs to be seen as closely related to trends and fashions in historical research, its methodological underpinnings and its definitions of culture.
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A digital turn? On the future of archives

12 Mai 2017

verfasst von :
Fabio Spirinelli

A digital turn? On the future of archives

When the first ForumZ with the topic Archives for the digital era, organized by the Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (C²DH), took place on 11 February, many interested people found their way to the Casino – Forum d’art contemporain in Luxembourg City on that Saturday morning. Thanks to the hashtags #ForumZLu and #archivesforthefuture, they could also actively participate in the debates over the Twittersphere.
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Archives for the Digital Age. Challenges and Opportunities

12 Mai 2017

verfasst von :
Karin Priem

Archives for the Digital Age. Challenges and Opportunities

The ForumZ series started with an event on “Archives for the digital age. Challenges and opportunities” at the Casino Luxembourg - Forum d'art contemporain.
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The long shadow of the Second World War: An overview of the debates of the last ForumZ

12 Mai 2017

verfasst von :
Fabio Spirinelli

The long shadow of the Second World War: An overview of the debates of the last ForumZ

On 25th March, the C²DH organised another successful ForumZ, this time on the Second World War and research perspectives in this area. The format chosen for the event promoted an interactive exchange between the public and the guest speakers.

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