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Radio Luxembourg - The station that changed the world

17 Juli 2023

verfasst von :
Dominique Santana

Kick off for the project 'Radio Luxembourg – The Station that Changed the World'

Tune in to the amazing history of one of the world’s greatest radio stations, based in one of the world’s smallest nations – Radio Luxembourg.
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Historesch Gesinn

6 Juli 2023

verfasst von :
Joella van Donkersgoed

Start of the new public history project "Historesch Gesinn"

Developing a sustainable network between the general public and cultural organisations to preserve memories and heritages in the long term.
Thinkering
Public history online symposium

31 Mai 2023

verfasst von :
Camilla Portesani, Thomas Cauvin

Recordings of the symposium 'When publics co-produce history in museums: skills, methodologies and impact of participation'

The 2022 online symposium focused on groups and communities becoming active participants in the production of history in museums.
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Is artificial intelligence the future of collective memory? Bridging AI scholarship and Memory Studies

14 April 2023

verfasst von :
Frédéric Clavert

Is artificial intelligence the future of collective memory? Bridging AI scholarship and Memory Studies

Call for papers for the second volume of the Memory Studies Review (Brill publishing), 2024. Abstracts submission deadline 15 May 2023.
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CfP- Agonism: Conflicting Interpretations of the Past, Participation Practices, and Transforming Cultural Venues

22 Februar 2023

verfasst von :
Violeta Tsenova

CfP- Agonism: Conflicting Interpretations of the Past, Participation Practices, and Transforming Cultural Venues

Conference on 7-8 December 2023 at the University of Luxembourg. Deadline: 21 April.
Event
55th CIDOC-CRM and 48th FRBR joint meeting

15 November 2022

55th CIDOC-CRM and 48th FRBR joint meeting

Meeting (14 sessions, 1 hands-on workshop and 1 conference) about the two standards for information integration in the fields of Cultural Heritage and Libraries.
Event
Public history online symposium

3 November 2022

When publics co-produce history in museums: skills, methodologies and impact of participation

Organised by the Public History as new Citizen Science of the Past (PHACS) project, the 2022 symposium focuses on groups and communities becoming active participants in the production of history in museums
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Public history online symposium

30 August 2022

verfasst von :
Thomas Cauvin

CfP: When publics co-produce history in museums: skills, methodologies and impact of participation

As part of a series of events on public participation in history museums, we now open the call to participate in the 2022 International Symposium. Organised by the Public History as new Citizen Science of the Past project, the symposium will take place on 7 December 2022 (fully online).
Thinkering
Empowering History: On the Role of Historians in Today’s Society

23 April 2020

verfasst von :
Fabio Spirinelli

Empowering History: On the Role of Historians in Today’s Society

Why is history important? Why does society need history and historians? Read Fabio Spirinelli's personal answer as a historian and citizen.
Thinkering
Crossing the Imaginary Curtain: My Experiences in Prague

22 November 2019

verfasst von :
Fabio Spirinelli

Crossing the Imaginary Curtain: My Experiences in Prague

In October, I traveled to Prague for a workshop on the history of science and the Second World War. For the second time during my PhD, it was an opportunity to cross the imaginary iron curtain. The experiences during those days were undoubtedly insightful.
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New research project on the industrial histories of the Minette region

17 Juli 2019

verfasst von :
Stefan Krebs

New research project on the industrial histories of the Minette region

The C²DH has signed an agreement with the “European Capital of Culture Esch 2022” asbl (non-profit organisation) for the research project “Remixing Industrial Pasts in the Digital Age: Sounds, Images, Ecologies, Practices and Materialities in Space and Time”.
Thinkering
A research trip to Koblenz: archives, monuments, museums

10 Mai 2019

verfasst von :
Fabio Spirinelli

A research trip to Koblenz: archives, monuments, museums

My research sometimes leads me onto unexpected paths. My travel to Koblenz counts without doubt among them.
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.

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