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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

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

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. www.docteuropa.eu
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

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
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). http://blizaar.list.lu/doku.php
led by :
Marten Düring

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. http://www.gout-numerique.net
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. https://memorecord.uni.lu/
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. https://binauralrecording.wordpress.com
led by :
Stefan Krebs

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