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Public History. A Textbook of Practice by Thomas Cauvin

19 May 2022

written by :
Thomas Cauvin

The second edition of 'Public History. A Textbook of Practice' is out now!

The second edition of 'Public History: A Textbook of Practice' by Thomas Cauvin offers an updated guide to the many opportunities and challenges that public history practitioners can encounter in the field.
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Jason Steinhauer

27 April 2022

How Social Media has Changed History

Talk with author and public historian Jason Steinhauer.
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Nuit de la Culture - Brutalité

5 April 2022

HistorEsch at Nuit de la Culture - Brutalité

C²DH public historians will be hosting another public engagement event at the upcoming Nuit de la Culture in Belval.
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ArtistEsch inauguration fresque

31 March 2022

ArtistESCH: Deng Geschicht Op Denger Mauer | Ton Histoire Sur Ton Mur

Joint initiative with Portuguese artist Mariana Duarte Santos to create a new artwork in the district Lallange of the city Esch-sur-Alzette. | Zesummenaarbecht mat der portugisescher Kënschtlerin Mariana Duarte Santos fir ee neit Konschtwierk am Lallenger Quartier zu Esch ze kreéieren.
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Mark Tebeau

28 March 2022

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Thomas Cauvin

2022 C²DH Visiting Public History Research Fellow

The C²DH is proud and happy to announce that Prof. Mark Tebeau will join as visiting public history research fellow in 2022.
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Recordings of the symposium 'Participation and Public Interpretations: How to Navigate Multiple Historical Narratives in Museums?'

14 February 2022

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Thomas Cauvin

Recordings of the symposium 'Participation and Public Interpretations: How to Navigate Multiple Historical Narratives in Museums?'

During this international online symposium, scholars, museum and archives professionals, heritage and other public history practitioners discussed if and how multiple and sometimes conflicting historical narratives can coexist in museums.
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Public History Summer School 2022

17 January 2022

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Thomas Cauvin

Public History Summer School

The Institute of History of the University of Wrocław, Poland, the Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History at the University of Luxembourg (C²DH), Zajezdnia (Depot) History Centre, the International Federation for Public History, and the Commission for Public History of the Committee of Historical Sciences of the Polish Academy of Sciences invite students, PhD candidates and practitioners to participate in the fifth Public History Summer School to be held in hybrid format (on-site and on-line), 6–10 June 2022.
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The University of Luxembourg has become the Headquarters of the International Federation for Public History

11 January 2022

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Thomas Cauvin

The University of Luxembourg has become the Headquarters of the International Federation for Public History

As of 1 January 2022, the University of Luxembourg has become the headquarters of the International Federation for Public History. This constitutes a new partnership to develop international research networks.
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Participation and Public Interpretations: How to Navigate Multiple Historical Narratives in Museums?

15 November 2021

Participation and Public Interpretations: How to Navigate Multiple Historical Narratives in Museums?

This symposium will bring together scholars, museum and archives professionals, heritage and other public history practitioners to discuss if and how multiple and sometimes conflicting historical narratives can coexist in museums.
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HistorESCH

17 September 2021

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Thomas Cauvin, Joella van Donkersgoed

HistorEsch: Public History Activities in the city of Esch-sur-Alzette

HistorEsch is the overarching name for several public history projects that will be organised between 2021-2022 to actively involve the residents of Esch-sur-Alzette in the production of history.
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CfP - Participation and public interpretations: How to navigate multiple historical narratives in museums?

23 July 2021

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Thomas Cauvin

CfP - Participation and public interpretations: How to navigate multiple historical narratives in museums?

As part of the ongoing series of symposia on public participation in museums, the C²DH invites proposals for a one-day online international event. This online symposium “Participation and public interpretations: How to navigate multiple historical narratives in museums?” will take place on 7 December 2021.
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Recordings of the symposium 'Making History together: Public Participation in Museums'

3 June 2021

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Thomas Cauvin

Recordings of the symposium 'Making History together: Public Participation in Museums'

The international online symposium brought together scholars, museum professionals and heritage practitioners to discuss how participatory history is constructed, developed, and implemented in museums.
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FL'Esch Back

27 April 2021

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Thomas Cauvin

FL'ESCH Back: un groupe Facebook sur l'histoire d'Esch-sur-Alzette

Fl’Esch Back, un groupe de discussion Facebook sur le passé d’Esch-sur-Alzette, ses habitants, ses lieux, et son patrimoine culturel.
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Making History Together: Public Participation in Museums

18 November 2020

Making History Together: Public Participation in Museums

The international online symposium will bring together scholars, museum professionals and heritage practitioners to discuss how participatory history is constructed, developed, and implemented in museums.
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CfP: Making History Together: Public Participation in Museums

30 September 2020

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Thomas Cauvin

CfP: Making History Together: Public Participation in Museums

The international online symposium “Making History Together: Public Participation in Museums” will take place on 15 December 2020. It will bring together scholars, museum professionals and heritage practitioners to discuss how participatory history is constructed, developed, and implemented in museums.
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FNR ATTRACT Fellowship laureate Thomas Cauvin to join the C²DH

9 March 2020

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Noëlle Schon

FNR ATTRACT Fellowship laureate Thomas Cauvin to join the C²DH

The French national Thomas Cauvin, currently Professor of History at the University of Colorado and President of the International Federation for Public History, will join the C²DH at the University of Luxembourg thanks to an FNR ATTRACT fellowship endowed with 2 million euros (over five years).