1 March 2017 to 31 August 2023

Digital History & Hermeneutics Doctoral Training Unit

The Digital History & Hermeneutics Doctoral Training Unit (DTU) is a four-year interdisciplinary research and training programme funded by the Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR) based on the concept of “digital hermeneutics”. This is defined as the critical and self-reflexive use of digital tools and technologies, the testing of...
led by :
Andreas Fickers

1 January 2017 to 31 December 2020

Docteuropa - Tri-national Doctoral School

The tri-national doctoral school is organised jointly by the Universities of Paris-Sorbonne (Prof. Hélène Miard-Delacroix), Saarland (Prof. Dietmar Hüser) and Luxembourg (Prof. Andreas Fickers). The project is supported by the Franco-German University.
led by :
Andreas Fickers

1 January 2017 to 14 December 2019

The role of Benelux in European security strategy (1950-1960)

This project examines the impact of the US policy of containment on the European integration process, specifically in the Benelux countries, and the role that US military spending (to support containment) had on European integration from 1948 to 1960. More specifically, the project sheds light on how the large-scale early Cold War American...
led by :
Spero Paravantis

15 November 2016 to 15 November 2020

Financial regulation in Luxembourg (1945-1984)

The PhD project investigates the introduction of banking supervision in Luxembourg and the subsequent evolution of the regulatory framework in light of the emergence of the international financial centre in the country. Particular attention will be paid to the supervisory agency’s intermediary role between the financial sector and the state.
led by :
Benoît Majerus

1 September 2016 to 31 August 2020

The power of non-powers

The main focus of the project 'The power of non-powers: An archival analysis of the reaction to, and influence of, the Benelux nations on American financial intervention in Europe and its role in early Cold War European security strategy (1948-1960)' is how American military financial intervention affected and reflected US views on the European...
led by :
Spero Paravantis
BLIZAAR project

1 June 2016 to 30 June 2019

BLIZAAR - Hybrid visualisation of multimodal dynamic graphs

The BLIZAAR interdisciplinary research project (combining computer science, history and biology) develops new visualisation techniques for the exploration of multimedia document collections. It is funded by the Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR) and the French National Research Agency (ANR).
led by :
Marten Düring

1 June 2016 to 30 November 2019

Ranke.2 - Teaching platform on digital source criticism

Ranke.2 is a teaching platform on digital source criticism developed by the C²DH. The objective is to show how source criticism can be applied to digitised sources, and to explore the benefits and limitations of digital technology and reliable and authentic sources of knowledge. The idea is to create a visually attractive and playful...
led by :
Andreas Fickers

15 February 2016 to 15 February 2021

Éischte Weltkrich: Remembering the Great War in Luxembourg

The digital online exhibition focuses on the period of the First World War in Luxembourg and includes material from some of the major local museums, archives and cultural institutions. A wide range of multimedia features are employed to engage a broad base of users with varying interests and degrees of expertise. The platform offers four...
led by :
Denis Scuto

1 January 2016 to 1 January 2025

The allure of the archive in the digital era

In the digital age, do archives still have the the same appeal? This project seeks to analyse the digital transformation of historians’ intimate, tangible relationship with archives by developing an online collaborative book.
led by :
Frédéric Clavert

1 September 2015 to 31 August 2020

Italian and Portuguese migration memories in Luxembourg

Shaping a digital memory platform on migration: a public history project on Italian and Portuguese migration memories.
led by :
Anita Lucchesi

1 April 2015 to 31 March 2017

Failure and success of dummy head recording: An innovation history of 3D

The project unravelled the different path dependencies that hampered the introduction of head-related stereophony, a 3D sound reproduction technology, during the 1970s and early 1980s. Project findings were presented at international conferences, in several articles, and via a radio play.
led by :
Stefan Krebs
Le laboratoire psychotechnique de l’Institut Emile Metz

1 September 2014 to 31 August 2018

FAMOSO 2 - Fabricating modern societies

The FAMOSO-2 project concentrates on how the image of future workers as good citizens of an industrialised modern Luxembourg was established, promoted and communicated by modern technologies. [More about FAMOSO]
led by :
Karin Priem

1 April 2014 to 1 January 2020

#ww1. The Great War and its centenary on Twitter

How do people commemorate an event in the digital age? How can we understand the interactions between social media and collective memory? By collecting and analysing tweets related to the Great War and its centenary, this research project will provide some answers to these two questions.
led by :
Frédéric Clavert