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Die Peripherie im Zentrum. Schule und Grenze im Europa der Zwischenkriegszeit

Die Peripherie im Zentrum. Schule und Grenze im Europa der Zwischenkriegszeit

Nach dem Versailler Vertrag sahen sich die europäischen Nationalstaaten mit der Herausforderung konfrontiert, in ihren neuen Grenzgebieten, in denen sich die Mitbürger und Mitbürgerinnen oft drastisch in religiösen, sprachlichen, kulturellen oder ethnischen Aspekten unterschieden, nationale Loyalität zu vermitteln. Die Peripherie im Zentrum vergleicht die Erfahrungen des Schulwesens in Oberschlesien in Polen und in Eupen, Sankt Vith und Malmedy in Belgien - Grenzregionen, die nach dem Ersten Weltkrieg vom Deutschen Reich abgetrennt wurden.

12 Décembre 2023


Machteld Venken
  • Contemporary history of Luxembourg
Article
Making sense of semantically enriched newspapers

Making sense of semantically enriched newspapers

11 Décembre 2023


Marten Düring
  • Digital history & historiography
Article
INTERVIEWING THE PAST:  HOW THE PRESENT AFFECTS WHAT YOU HEAR

INTERVIEWING THE PAST: HOW THE PRESENT AFFECTS WHAT YOU HEAR

This presentation focuses on oral history and how interviews, which are the main tool of oral history, help to gain a better understanding of a funfair in Luxembourg in the long 1960s.

11 Décembre 2023


Véronique Faber
Article
Traces et mémoires en devenir d’une pandémie (Italie et France)

Traces et mémoires en devenir d’une pandémie (Italie et France)

Texte de prospective, cet article tente d’émettre des hypothèses sur une mémoire collective en devenir, celle des confinements français et italien du printemps 2020. En s’insérant dans le cadre des digital memory studies, les auteurs utilisent deux corpus comparables, l’un italophone et l’autre francophone, constitués de tweets contenant #coronavirus. Au travers d’une lecture distante des deux corpus, ils analysent les grands thèmes qui les traversent, afin de comparer les résultats obtenus et en comprendre les différences.

11 Décembre 2023


Frédéric Clavert
  • Contemporary history of Europe
  • Digital history & historiography
Article
Media persistence: Theories, approaches, categorization

Media persistence: Theories, approaches, categorization

Despite the fact that new media are continually seen as “natural born killers” of old media, old media rarely die and very often persist. In what is alternately called the “age of the Internet,” the “digital revolution,” the “metaverse,” the era of “artificial intelligence,” old media such as books, cinema, radio, television, analogue photography, and several others are still in use. Moreover, there is a kind of re-emergence of “the analogue” in various forms and for different incentives, including nostalgia.

9 Décembre 2023


Valérie Schafer
Article
"Indésirables“ aus Übersee - Migrant/innen in Luxemburg am Anfang des 20. Jahrhunderts (5)  Solidarietá, Compagno!

"Indésirables“ aus Übersee - Migrant/innen in Luxemburg am Anfang des 20. Jahrhunderts (5) Solidarietá, Compagno!

8 Décembre 2023


Julia Harnoncourt
  • Contemporary history of Luxembourg
Article
Editorial: Migration Studies and the Digital: Datafication, Implications and Methodological Approaches

Editorial: Migration Studies and the Digital: Datafication, Implications and Methodological Approaches

7 Décembre 2023


Lorella Viola, Machteld Venken
  • Digital history & historiography
Article
Presenter: Négocier dans les colonies des autres. Les ressorissants luxembourgeois en Afrique centrale (1880 - 1960)

Presenter: Négocier dans les colonies des autres. Les ressorissants luxembourgeois en Afrique centrale (1880 - 1960)

7 Décembre 2023


Kevin Goergen
  • Contemporary history of Luxembourg
Article
Roundtable "Representations of AI: AI Branding, Memes & Narratives"

Roundtable "Representations of AI: AI Branding, Memes & Narratives"

Speakers of the roundtable: Tania Duarte (We and AI), Tomasz Hollanek (Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence, University of Cambridge), Nadia Piet (AIxDESIGN), Valérie Schafer (University of Luxembourg), Kaspar Beelen (School of Advanced Study), Michael Donnay (School of Advanced Study)

7 Décembre 2023


Valérie Schafer
  • Contemporary history of Europe
Article
Special Issue: Migration Studies and the Digital: Datafication, Implications and Methodological Approaches

Special Issue: Migration Studies and the Digital: Datafication, Implications and Methodological Approaches

7 Décembre 2023


Lorella Viola, Machteld Venken
  • Digital history & historiography
Article
European economic governance: Where have we come from… and where are we going

European economic governance: Where have we come from… and where are we going

The book authored by Prof.Fabio MASINI - and discussed with the students - is entitled “European Economic Governance: Theories, Historical Evolution, and Reform Proposals” (Palgrave Macmillan, 2022) and examines the economic theories and policies that underpin the governance of the European Union. By exploring the history of European economic governance and how this framework has evolved over time, it contextualises theoretical influences, policy debates and instruments of governance, including the European Semester, Six Pack, Two Pack and Fiscal Compact.

6 Décembre 2023


Elena Danescu
  • Contemporary history of Europe
Article
Moderator: European Citizen Science in Luxembourg - A Scholarly Perspective

Moderator: European Citizen Science in Luxembourg - A Scholarly Perspective

4 Décembre 2023


Machteld Venken
  • Contemporary history of Luxembourg
Article
Introduction to social network analysis: Manual data extraction

Introduction to social network analysis: Manual data extraction

4 Décembre 2023


Marten Düring
  • Digital history & historiography
Article
Ostbelgische Katharsis? Die Herrmann-Niermann-Affäre als Medienevent

Ostbelgische Katharsis? Die Herrmann-Niermann-Affäre als Medienevent

Im Sommer des Jahres 1987 ereignet sich eines der spektakulärsten Medienereignisse in der jüngeren Zeitgeschichte Ostbelgiens. Der überraschende Rücktritt von Lorenz Paasch als Sankt Vither Schöffe und sein beruflicher Wechsel als Geschäftsführer der in Düsseldorf angesiedelten Hermann-Niermann- Stiftung inspiriert BRF-Journalist Freddy Derwahl zu einer folgenschweren Spekulation über eine angebliche Nachbarschaft der Stiftung zu rechtsradikalen Kreisen. Die „Niermann-Affäre“

1 Décembre 2023


Andreas Fickers
  • Public history
  • Contemporary history of Luxembourg
  • Contemporary history of Europe
  • Digital history & historiography
Article
Presenter: Healing the Nation. Summer Camps for Children in the Belgian-German Borderlands

Presenter: Healing the Nation. Summer Camps for Children in the Belgian-German Borderlands

The paper discusses how the newly gained scientific knowledge on underaged asymptomatic TBS carriers served Belgian and German states as a pretext to commence a summer treatment camp infrastructure to reach out to the children whose home grounds had switched from German to Belgian state sovereignty after WWI.

1 Décembre 2023


Machteld Venken
  • Contemporary history of Luxembourg
Article
Perceiving deindustrialisation in Luxembourg and East Germany. Industrial decline within the ARBED company in transnational perspective

Perceiving deindustrialisation in Luxembourg and East Germany. Industrial decline within the ARBED company in transnational perspective

When the Luxembourg steel company ARBED acquired the Maxhütte Unterwellenborn steelworks in Thuringia in 1992, it became involved in a far-reaching process of industrial decline that had its roots in the disintegration of the Eastern Bloc in 1989. 15 years earlier, ARBED itself had gone through a similar process of decline in Luxembourg, triggered by the economic crisis of 1974.

1 Décembre 2023


Nicolas Arendt
  • Contemporary history of Luxembourg
Article
Co-Organiser: Children, Borders and Intersectional Constellations of Mixed Economies of Welfare

Co-Organiser: Children, Borders and Intersectional Constellations of Mixed Economies of Welfare

1 Décembre 2023


Machteld Venken
  • Contemporary history of Luxembourg
Article
Entre inquiétudes des minorités et peurs de la désintégration. Représentations de l'avenir de la Belgique dans les débats relatifs à l'autonomie des Belges germanophones depuis les années 1980

Entre inquiétudes des minorités et peurs de la désintégration. Représentations de l'avenir de la Belgique dans les débats relatifs à l'autonomie des Belges germanophones depuis les années 1980

28 Novembre 2023


Christoph Brüll
  • Contemporary history of Luxembourg
  • Contemporary history of Europe
Article
The Fund Code. A History of Investment Funds in Luxembourg from the Holding Act to the UCITS Legislation (1929-1989)

The Fund Code. A History of Investment Funds in Luxembourg from the Holding Act to the UCITS Legislation (1929-1989)

This thesis introduces a comprehensive narrative of the history of Luxembourg’s investment funds, tracing their evolution from the incorporation of closed-end funds as holding companies in the 1930s to the enactment of two harmonization fund laws in the 1980s. Through a focus on the actors "behind the industry", the thesis identifies three enduring patterns. First, policymakers consistently employed "bifurcation of sovereignty" practices to stimulate the local fund market during systemic economic crises (notably, during the interwar years and the steel crisis of the late 1970s).

28 Novembre 2023


Matteo Calabrese
  • Contemporary history of Europe
Article
Ebauche cartographique des sites archéologiques antiques et alto-médiévaux situés dans l'arrondissement de Verviers

Ebauche cartographique des sites archéologiques antiques et alto-médiévaux situés dans l'arrondissement de Verviers

25 Novembre 2023


Muriel van Ruymbeke
  • Contemporary history of Luxembourg
Article

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