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A guide to using collections of digitised newspapers as historical sources

11 Octobre 2019

rédigé par :
Estelle Bunout

A guide to using collections of digitised newspapers as historical sources

The impresso team has prepared a guide for scholars on using collections of digitised newspapers as historical sources, published on the PARTHENOS platform.
Event
Signals and Noise: Extracting Patterns of Cultural Expressions from Digitized Sources

2 Octobre 2019

Signals and Noise: Extracting Patterns of Cultural Expressions from Digitized Sources

Lecture by Dr Melvin Wevers, KNAW Humanities Cluster, Amsterdam. The event is part of the C²DH lecture series 'New Horizons: Confronting the Digital Turn in the Humanities'.
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Oral histoRies on the fAll of The irOn cuRtain (ORATOR)

20 Septembre 2019

Oral histoRies on the fAll of The irOn cuRtain (ORATOR)

International workshop to initiate the ORATOR project.
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Grasping the anti-modern: how to identify anti-modern discourses on Europe in a digitized newspaper collection (using a naïve bayes classifier and topic modelling)

19 Septembre 2019

Grasping the anti-modern: how to identify anti-modern discourses on Europe in a digitized newspaper collection (using a naïve bayes classifier and topic modelling)

Research seminar with Estelle Bunout
Thinkering
International Oral History Workshop

19 Septembre 2019

rédigé par :
Douglas Lambert

International Oral History Workshop

This July 2019 workshop at C²DH was focused on digital oral history in the United States, its evolution over the past 20 years, and the prominent tools and methods currently available in the field. We used a combination of demonstrations, hands-on exercises, contributions from participants, and open discussion to facilitate an intercontinental dialogue, all aimed at bringing new possibilities for oral history to Luxembourgish researchers.
News
Professor Sean Takats, leading researcher in digital history software and infrastructure, joins the C²DH

15 Juillet 2019

rédigé par :
Noëlle Schon

Professor Sean Takats, leading researcher in digital history software and infrastructure, joins the C²DH

Professor Dr Sean Takats, an internationally renowned expert on digital history, will start his research work in Luxembourg in October 2019, backed by an FNR PEARL Chair from the Luxembourg National Research Fund. The PEARL programme, funded by the FNR, provides competitive funding to attract top researchers in strategic research areas for Luxembourg.
News
Out now: Special issue of VIEW Journal on Audiovisual Data in Digital Humanities

8 Juillet 2019

rédigé par :
Andreas Fickers

Out now: Special issue of VIEW Journal on Audiovisual Data in Digital Humanities

Co-edited by Andreas Fickers, Pelle Snickars and Mark J. Williams, the Issue 14 / Volume 7 of the VIEW Journal of European Television History and Culture is now available.
Thinkering
Nibbling at text: identifying discourses on Europe in a large collection of historical newspapers using topic modelling

21 Juin 2019

rédigé par :
Estelle Bunout, Milan van Lange

Nibbling at text: identifying discourses on Europe in a large collection of historical newspapers using topic modelling

How can computer-assisted methods help us to solve problems that are fundamental to historical research? In a series of two blog posts we discuss a research pilot that aims to identify anti-modernist discourses on Europe in historical Swiss newspapers from the period 1939-1945.
Data
Lecture Tim Hitchcock - Beyond Close and Distant Reading: recording and interview

18 Juin 2019

rédigé par :
François Klein

Lecture Tim Hitchcock - Beyond Close and Distant Reading: recording and interview

Lecture by Tim Hitchcock, Professor of Digital History at the University of Sussex, and exclusive interview for the C²DH’s ‘New Horizons’ lecture series.
Forum Z
The multiple facets of visualising history

31 Mai 2019

rédigé par :
Lars Wieneke

The multiple facets of visualising history

The Forum Z on Visualising History in the 1535 Creative Hub in Differdange opened up different perspectives to the challenges of visualising history in accessible, entertaining and interesting ways. With the musical support of C²DHs Douglas Lambert and a live translation into English and German the Forum Z covered a lot of ground, from history paintings to different forms of virtual reconstructions up to building a time machine.
Event
Agent-based modelling and network science for the study of the human past

27 Mai 2019

Agent-based modelling and network science for the study of the human past

Lecture by Iza Romanowska (Barcelona Supercomputing Center) and Tom Brughmans (University of Oxford)
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Development of a new digital document viewer at the Luxembourg National Library

8 Mai 2019

Development of a new digital document viewer at the Luxembourg National Library

'Impresso Talk' with Ralph Marschall (Bibliothèque nationale du Luxembourg)
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Thus Spoke the People: Public Discourse in Belgrade's Politika on the Eve of Yugoslav Wars

8 Mai 2019

Thus Spoke the People: Public Discourse in Belgrade's Politika on the Eve of Yugoslav Wars

'Impresso Talk' with Josip Glaurdić and Michal Mochtak (Electoral Legacies of War: Political Competition in Postwar Southeast Europe - EL Wars)
Forum Z
Visualising history

17 Avril 2019

rédigé par :
Lars Wieneke

Visualising history

A Forum Z on history paintings, 3D reconstructions, virtual worlds and time machines.
Thinkering
Experimenting with the use of interactive digital storytelling in academia

12 Avril 2019

rédigé par :
Dominique Santana

Experimenting with the use of interactive digital storytelling in academia

On 19 and 20 March, the C²DH hosted a two-day hands-on workshop on the use of interactive digital storytelling for academic historians with Sandra Gaudenzi, one of the leading experts in interactive storytelling and a senior lecturer at the University of Westminster.
Event
PhD Defence: Trading Zones of Digital History

28 Mars 2019

PhD Defence: Trading Zones of Digital History

On 26 April 2019, Max Kemman will defend his PhD thesis at the University of Luxembourg.
Event
Reflections on the past, present and future of digital archives

14 Mars 2019

Reflections on the past, present and future of digital archives

Lecture by Prof. Dr Jane Winters, School of Advanced Study, University of London. The event is part of the C²DH lecture series 'New Horizons: Confronting the Digital Turn in the Humanities'.
Event
Beyond Close and Distant Reading: Strategies for the radical contextualization of historical text

14 Mars 2019

Beyond Close and Distant Reading: Strategies for the radical contextualization of historical text

Lecture by Tim Hitchcock, Professor of Digital History, University of Sussex. The event is part of the C²DH lecture series 'New Horizons: Confronting the Digital Turn in the Humanities'.
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Digital Cultural Heritage: the case of the Rijksmuseum’s past, present and future

14 Mars 2019

Digital Cultural Heritage: the case of the Rijksmuseum’s past, present and future

Lecture by Saskia Scheltjens, Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, about the role of information and data science within cultural heritage.
Event
German Antisemitism and the Press during the Weimar Republic (1918-1933)

12 Mars 2019

German Antisemitism and the Press during the Weimar Republic (1918-1933)

"Impresso Talks" with Dr. Stephanie Seul, University of Bremen.

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