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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

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

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 May 2019 to 30 April 2024

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

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 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 September 2018 to 30 June 2021

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 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 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 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 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
A Colona Luxemburguesa

1 October 2017 to 31 December 2022

A Colônia Luxemburguesa

The transmedia documentary “A Colônia Luxemburguesa” is designed to offer an interactive experience and a journey of discovery of the so-called Colônia Luxemburguesa, exploring a century of common industrial, cultural and social heritage. Supported by the C²DH, Samsa Film, and the Centre National de l'Audiovisuel (CNA).
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

1 September 2017 to 31 August 2019

Russian emigration to Luxembourg from 1914 to the present day

This project on the history of Russian emigration to Luxembourg in the 20th and 21st centuries looks at the diversity and fragmentation of the Russian diaspora in the country.
led by :
Inna Ganschow

1 September 2017 to 31 August 2020

Impresso - Media monitoring of the past

The aim of the project “Impresso: Media monitoring of the past. Mining 200 years of historical newspapers” is to link digitised corpora of newspapers from Switzerland, Luxembourg, France and Germany and to develop new methods to analyse them. The project is funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF). See the impresso website for...
led by :
Marten Düring

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

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