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Amerikanisierung, Westernisierung, Europäisierung? Popgeschichte und die historischen Raumdebatten.

18 Oktober 2018

Amerikanisierung, Westernisierung, Europäisierung? Popgeschichte und die historischen Raumdebatten.

Konferenz von Bodo Mrozek (Zentrum für Zeithistorische Forschung, Potsdam)
News
CfP: Decoding Europe: Technological Pasts in the Digital Age

20 September 2018

verfasst von :
Valérie Schafer

CfP: Decoding Europe: Technological Pasts in the Digital Age

The Tensions of Europe conference is organised biennially by an interdisciplinary community of scholars who study the shaping of Europe through the lens of technology and material culture. The 9th edition of the conference will be organised by the C²DH around the theme ‘Decoding Europe: Technological Pasts in the Digital Age.
Event
Hands on History logo

20 September 2018

Researching the history of television production technology

Lecture by John Ellis, Royal Holloway London University.
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Media history from the margins

9 Juli 2018

Media history from the margins

On 19-24 August 2018 at Monte Verità, Switzerland, the Universities of Lausanne and Luxembourg, together with USI Università della Svizzera Italiana, are organising a Congressi Stefano Franscini (CSF) Summer Seminar entitled “Media history from the margins”.
Thinkering
Follow-up on the Summer School on Transnational Radio History

3 Juli 2018

verfasst von :
Richard Legay

Follow-up on the Summer School on Transnational Radio History

On 18-22 June 2018, the C²DH hosted an international Summer School on Transnational Radio History, an event organised in collaboration with the Ministry for Culture in Saarland (Germany) and its Luxembourgish counterpart in the context of the European Year of Culture 2018. By mixing academic panels with hands-on workshops and sites visits, the event was the perfect opportunity for scholars from around the world to hold fascinating discussions on the topic of transnational radio history.
Thinkering
The Historical Art of Projection

29 Mai 2018

verfasst von :
Eva Andersen, Sytze Van Herck

The Historical Art of Projection

In the Hands-On History seminar on the 24th of May by Dr. Ludwig M. Vogl-Bienek and Karin Bienek from the University of Trier we were introduced to the history of the magic lantern. After a brief overview during the lecture, we got to experience a live performance of the magic lantern in our Digital History lab. We were also encouraged to experiment with some smaller but original magic lanterns.
News
CfP: Radio beyond Boundaries. Themed issue of 'The Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television'

10 April 2018

verfasst von :
Richard Legay

CfP: Radio beyond Boundaries. Themed issue of 'The Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television'

Radio – like broadcasting in general – has always been quintessentially shaped by specific regions or nation states. Most radio services and channels, in fact, not only explicitly refer to a geolocation through their names, but also their remit is more often than not linked to a particular country, a region or a city. Whereas Hollywood cinema and other forms of media could be characterised by their global aspiration and appeal, radio seems rather limited in its impact beyond borders. Wherever we are from, little do we know about other countries’ or regions’ radio cultures.
News
CfP: International Summer School on Transnational Radio History

7 Februar 2018

verfasst von :
Andreas Fickers, Richard Legay

CfP: International Summer School on Transnational Radio History

The Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (C²DH) is delighted to announce a Summer School on Transnational Radio History, hosted by the University of Luxembourg / C²DH, and including two full-day excursions to the historic transmitter sites of Europe 1 (in Berus, Germany) and Radio Luxembourg (in Junglinster, Luxembourg). The Summer School is organised in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture of Saarland / Germany and the Ministry of Culture of Luxembourg in the context of the European Year of Culture 2018.
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Popkult60: A closer look at popular culture in Europe over the long decade of the 1960s

19 Januar 2018

verfasst von :
Noëlle Schon

Popkult60: A closer look at popular culture in Europe over the long decade of the 1960s

A new interdisciplinary research group composed of members of the Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (C²DH), the Institute for History at the University of Luxembourg and Saarland University will investigate transnational transfers of popular culture in Europe in the 1960s.
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Hands on History logo

11 Januar 2018

Réagir à l’archive. Sartre et la radio

Une conférence/projection sonore de Grégory Cormann et Jeremy Hamers (Université de Liège) dans le cadre la série "Hands on History".
News

18 Dezember 2017

verfasst von :
Andreas Fickers

European Research Grant "European History Reloaded"

European research grant awarded for research into Europe's Audiovisual Heritage Online, coordinated by prof. dr. E. Müller, Utrecht University
News

13 November 2017

verfasst von :
Andreas Fickers

Call for Papers: Media history from the margins

On 19-24 August 2018 at Monte Verità, Switzerland, the Universities of Lausanne and Luxembourg, together with USI Università della Svizzera Italiana, are organising a Congressi Stefano Franscini (CSF) Summer Seminar entitled “Media history from the margins”.
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.
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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.
Forum Z
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.
Thinkering
The Historical and Cultural Dynamics of Home Movies

10 Mai 2017

verfasst von :
Tim van der Heijden

The Historical and Cultural Dynamics of Home Movies

In the course of the twentieth century, various generations have documented and materialized their family memories on film, video and digital media. But how have these changes in technologies of memory shaped new forms of recording and screening as family memory practices?
Thinkering
1968 in the Media / Media Studies Commission Seminar, Paris

8 Mai 2017

verfasst von :
Richard Legay

1968 in the Media / Media Studies Commission Seminar, Paris

Members of the C²DH team assisted to the international seminar organised in Paris by the Media Commission of the FIAT/IFTA on Monday 20th March 2017 in collaboration with INA and EUscreen.
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Radio Luxembourg: The Virtual Exhibition

27 April 2017

verfasst von :
Benjamin Zenner

Radio Luxembourg: The Virtual Exhibition

The virtual exhibition of the history of Radio Luxembourg / RTL is the result of a research seminar at the University of Luxembourg, curated by students of the Master in Contemporary European History under the supervision of Prof. Andreas Fickers.
Thinkering
The Amateur Film Dispositif: A Media Archaeological Experiment

27 Juni 2014

verfasst von :
Tim van der Heijden, Andreas Fickers

The Amateur Film Dispositif: A Media Archaeological Experiment

'Staging the Amateur Film Dispositif' is a media archaeological experiment performed on March 31, 2014 at the 9th International Orphan Film Symposium at the EYE Film Institute Amsterdam. In three tableaux we explored how past media usages of film, video and digital media have altered the practices of home movie staging.