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1 October 2019 to 30 September 2029

Digital History Advanced Research Projects Accelerator (DHARPA)

The DHARPA (Digital History Advanced Research Projects Accelerator) project will assess the impact of technology on historical research, and it will experiment with how technology can reshape the methodological underpinnings of history as a scientific discipline.
led by :
Sean Takats

1 October 2019 to 30 September 2023

Remixing Industrial Pasts in the Digital Age: Sounds, Images, Ecologies, Practices and Materialities in Space and Time

The research project “Remixing Industrial Pasts in the Digital Age: Sounds, Images, Ecologies, Practices and Materialities in Space and Time” will be a sustainable contribution to the “European Capital of Culture Esch 2022” programme. Six sub-projects will explore the history of cultures, populations and territories of the Minette region...
led by :
Stefan Krebs

15 September 2019 to 14 December 2020

100 years of East Belgium: a digital exhibition

The year 2019-20 marks the 100th anniversary of the three cantons Eupen, Malmedy, and Saint Vith becoming Belgian. This virtual exhibition will retell this century by means of a multimedia story aiming at reaching users with varying interests and degrees of expertise.
led by :
Christoph Brüll

1 September 2019 to 31 January 2022

Doing Experimental Media Archaeology (DEMA): Practice & Theory

This project aims to study the potential of hands-on experimentation so as to better understand and experience the materiality of old media technologies and their practices of use. It will provide a systematic reflection on the methodological underpinnings of experimental media archaeology as a practical and sensorial approach to media...
led by :
Andreas Fickers

1 September 2019 to 31 August 2023

Repairing technology – fixing society? History of maintenance and repair in Luxembourg

The REPAIR project will be the first systematic historical study of repair practices, networks and infrastructures in the short 20th century. By revealing when, why and how technical objects were maintained, repaired or scrapped, the project will provide crucial insights into the historical and political contexts of the emergence of consumer...
led by :
Stefan Krebs

13 June 2019 to 13 June 2029

EGO.DOC – Writing as a coping strategy in times of crisis in Europe

The international collaborative project EGO.DOC aims to address the theme of writing as a coping strategy from an analytical and digital perspective. The project will focus on various genres of writing by different groups to identify correlations between language and coping strategies. The temporal focus is broad and covers the entire 20th...
led by :
Gerben Zaagsma

1 March 2019 to 29 February 2020

Time Machine

The 'Time Machine: Big data of the past for the future of Europe' project will create advanced AI technologies to make sense of vast amounts of information from complex historical data sets. The project is funded by the European Commission through the Horizon 2020 programme.
led by :
Andreas Fickers

1 January 2019 to 31 March 2020

New Horizons: Confronting the Digital Turn in the Humanities

As a result of the digital turn the humanities are currently in a process of rapid transformation, with consequences that reach far beyond the confines of academia. This lecture series explores how the digital turn is changing research, teaching and dissemination in the humanities. The series will also endeavour to historicise and contextualise...
led by :
Gerben Zaagsma

1 November 2018 to 31 October 2020

Digital oral history inventory and integration strategy

This project aims to document oral history content, methods, and uses in current C²DH projects and Luxembourg archives. With a focus on improving content management for both individual researchers and large repositories, the project will evaluate infrastructure and tool development needs for oral history preservation, storage, management and...
led by :
Douglas Lambert

1 October 2018 to 31 December 2021

Fiscal competition in the Benelux states

The aim of the project 'Competition, convergence, harmonisation – a comparative analysis of taxation in Benelux states (1945-1992)' is to perform a comparative historical analysis of the development and specific characteristics of taxation in Luxembourg in a multidimensional context – national (Luxembourg), regional (relations with...
led by :
Elena Danescu

1 September 2018 to 1 August 2019

Building a Jewish studies and digital humanities online portal

This pilot project aims to build an online portal that provides information about the intersection of Jewish studies and digital humanities.
led by :
Gerben Zaagsma

1 September 2018 to 31 August 2022

Foreign workforce in the Minette during the inter-war period

The FNR-funded project will examine foreign workforce flows, mobility and networks in the cross-border steel basin of the Minette during the inter- war period.
led by :
Arnaud Sauer

1 August 2018 to 31 December 2022

75 years of CFL (Luxembourg National Railway Company)

This project looks back at the history of the Société nationale des Chemins de Fer Luxembourgeois (CFL).
led by :
Denis Scuto

1 June 2018 to 31 December 2020

Digital histor(iograph)y and Scale (DhScale)

The project combines the theoretical aspects of historical, historiographical, linguistic and literary studies with digital tools and methods for text analysis and visualisation to analyse scale variations as manifested in historical discourse. Two types of corpora will be used: historiographical (historical writings that blend micro and global...
led by :
Florentina Armaselu

1 June 2018 to 31 December 2021

The history of justice in Luxembourg

'The history of justice in Luxembourg – HISTJUST' is a research project in collaboration with the Ministry of Justice and the National Archives. It aims to cover 200 years of justice history in Luxembourg by producing a virtual exhibition.
led by :
Denis Scuto

1 April 2018 to 31 March 2022

Popkult60

'Populärkultur transnational - Europa in den langen 1960er Jahren' - This 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...
led by :
Andreas Fickers

16 October 2017 to 15 October 2021

New Exploratory Phase in Research on East European Cultures of Dissent

Resistance and dissent in former socialist Europe 1945-1989 constitutes a remarkable chapter of Europe’s recent past, which not only informs in a decisive way the identities of post-socialist societies, but has also reshaped the continent as a whole and still provides an important reference for contemporary social movements worldwide. The main...
led by :
Lars Wieneke

1 October 2017 to 1 October 2021

Intertwined destinies, strengthened ties: Migration paths from Luxembourg to Brazil (1920-1965)

This PhD project looks at the migration paths from Luxembourg to Brazil between 1920 and the mid-1960s, which were deeply intertwined with the activities of the Luxembourg-based steelmaker ARBED – today ArcelorMittal – in Brazil following the inauguration of its subsidiary in 1921 in the State of Minas Gerais. As well as the PhD thesis, this...
led by :
Dominique Santana

1 October 2017 to 1 October 2021

100 years of BGL BNP Paribas in Luxembourg

The projects marks the centenary of BGL BNP Paribas in Luxembourg with a virtual exhibition tracing the bank’s history.
led by :
Benoît Majerus

1 October 2017 to 30 September 2020

175 years of POST Luxembourg

In 2017, POST Luxembourg celebrated its 175th anniversary. The project aims to trace the institution’s history from its early days as the state-owned Postal Administration to its current status as the country’s largest private employer, through a virtual exhibition and a PhD thesis.
led by :
Andreas Fickers

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