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Forum Z
Visualising history

17 April 2019

verfasst von :
Lars Wieneke

Visualising history

A Forum Z on history paintings, 3D reconstructions, virtual worlds and time machines.
Event
Hands on History logo

28 Februar 2019

The MNHA at your fingertips. Challenges and possibilities of a museum’s 3D model

Hands-on History session with Gilles Zeimet, National Museum of History and Art (MNHA)
Thinkering
CIDOC 2018 – Semantic Data Integration Conference in Heraklion, 29 September- 5 October 2018

12 Oktober 2018

verfasst von :
Jakub Bronec

CIDOC 2018 – Semantic Data Integration Conference in Heraklion, 29 September- 5 October 2018

The aim of the conference was generate and trace the “Provenance of Knowledge” as a core element in documentation. Provenance and Knowledge set a goal to verify the origins of the information and knowledge about an object which correlates to an idea in order to reconstruct the whole chain of creation, use, interpretation and dissemination of particularly information.
Thinkering
A museum at your fingertips? Some thoughts on 3D tours of museums

7 Juni 2018

verfasst von :
Fabio Spirinelli

A museum at your fingertips? Some thoughts on 3D tours of museums

More and more cultural institutions create virtual tours that allow visitors to explore the collections at home instead of actually visiting the institutions. In this blog post, I would like to provide some reflections on virtual tours, their usefulness and their limits.
Thinkering
La Maison de l’histoire européenne au défi du récit sur l’unité de l’Europe

16 März 2018

verfasst von :
Étienne Deschamps

La Maison de l’histoire européenne au défi du récit sur l’unité de l’Europe

Impliqué pendant près de dix ans dans les différentes phases de développement de la Maison de l’histoire européenne à Bruxelles, Étienne Deschamps a partagé cette expérience unique d’histoire publique et son témoignage de praticien avec les participants du séminaire « Hands on History » organisé par le C²DH.
Thinkering
Google Maps as a tool for researchers? The example of the debates on the national museum in Luxembourg

7 März 2018

verfasst von :
Fabio Spirinelli

Google Maps as a tool for researchers? The example of the debates on the national museum in Luxembourg

Some time ago, I was wondering whether I could use Google Maps as a tool for my research on the history of the National History and Art Museum in Luxembourg, to adopt a distant reading approach, with the aim to gain new insights. I did it and, in the following blog post, I look back at this small experience.
Thinkering
A personal report of the European Culture Forum 2017

15 Dezember 2017

verfasst von :
Fabio Spirinelli

A personal report of the European Culture Forum 2017

The European Culture Forum 2017 took place in Milan from 7 to 8 December. It was also the official kick-off event of the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018. In the following blogpost, I would like to summarize and discuss the debates related to culture and cultural heritage that took place during the event and add some personal reflections.
Thinkering
Museums as places of shared authority and public debate

20 November 2017

verfasst von :
Fabio Spirinelli

Museums as places of shared authority and public debate

Debates on the role of museums and their place in society are not new. Though museums have become more visitor-oriented over the past decades, a lot of potential remains unused. In this blogpost, I would like to discuss how museums can be places of "shared authority" and public debate.
Thinkering
The “European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018” and its implementation: from social cohesion to nation-branding

5 Oktober 2017

verfasst von :
Fabio Spirinelli, Karin Priem

The “European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018” and its implementation: from social cohesion to nation-branding

2018 will be the European Year of Cultural Heritage, as proclaimed by the European Union. The kick-off event for Luxembourg took place on 29 September.
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.
Forum Z
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.
Forum Z
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.
Forum Z
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.
Thinkering
Cultural policies in Luxembourg

10 Mai 2017

verfasst von :
Fabio Spirinelli

A history of cultural policy in Luxembourg in the 20th century: Outline for a dissertation project

In this article, I will develop a first outline of my dissertation project on the history of cultural policy in Luxembourg, which would include a case study of a cultural institution.