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ForumZ - A new narrative for Europe. Quo vadis? Cartoon

23 October 2017

written by :
Elena Danescu

Report of the fifth Forum Z – “A new narrative for Europe: Quo vadis?”

The fifth Forum Z focused on those who tell the story of Europe. Professors and researchers gathered to share their thoughts and discuss with the public about the challenges of developing a new narrative for Europe in the digital age.
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A new narrative for Europe: Quo vadis?

4 September 2017

written by :
Elena Danescu

A new narrative for Europe: Quo vadis?

How do historians investigate the past? What methods and tools do they employ, what are they trying to understand, and how do they transfer their findings to society?
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A new narrative for Europe: Quo Vadis?

4 September 2017

written by :
Elena Danescu

A new narrative for Europe: Quo Vadis?

How can historians tell the story of European integration – the story of Europe – in the digital age?
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ForumZ: Glocal histories of finance

10 July 2017

written by :
Benjamin Zenner

Spotlight on the history of the Luxembourg financial centre

The fourth and final ForumZ of this academic year took place on 6 July at the Banque de Luxembourg. In an effort to provide a platform for “the critical discussion and academic study of questions related to the contemporary history of Luxembourg from a transnational perspective,”(1) the C²DH had invited five panellists along with moderator Bernard Thomas to discuss the ‘glocal’ history of the Luxembourg financial centre.
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ForumZ - Glocal histories of finance

16 June 2017

written by :
Benoît Majerus

Glocal histories of finance

The fourth ForumZ will focus on the history of the financial sector in Luxembourg. Which stories should be told and which archives can be used?
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ForumZ Storytelling

15 May 2017

written by :
Elena Danescu

The future of storytelling in history

The third ForumZ focused on the future of storytelling and explored how the emergence of the digital era affected the age-old art of telling tales.
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Archives on hold? Some comments on the first #ForumZLu

12 May 2017

written by :
Karin Priem

Archives on hold? Some comments on the first #ForumZLu

The history of archives and archiving practices needs to be seen as closely related to trends and fashions in historical research, its methodological underpinnings and its definitions of culture.
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A digital turn? On the future of archives

12 May 2017

written by :
Fabio SPIRINELLI

A digital turn? On the future of archives

When the first ForumZ with the topic Archives for the digital era, organized by the Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (C²DH), took place on 11 February, many interested people found their way to the Casino – Forum d’art contemporain in Luxembourg City on that Saturday morning. Thanks to the hashtags #ForumZLu and #archivesforthefuture, they could also actively participate in the debates over the Twittersphere.
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Archives for the Digital Age. Challenges and Opportunities

12 May 2017

written by :
Karin Priem

Archives for the Digital Age. Challenges and Opportunities

The ForumZ series started with an event on “Archives for the digital age. Challenges and opportunities” at the Casino Luxembourg - Forum d'art contemporain.
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The long shadow of the Second World War: An overview of the debates of the last ForumZ

12 May 2017

written by :
Fabio SPIRINELLI

The long shadow of the Second World War: An overview of the debates of the last ForumZ

On 25th March, the C²DH organised another successful ForumZ, this time on the Second World War and research perspectives in this area. The format chosen for the event promoted an interactive exchange between the public and the guest speakers.
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The long shadow of the Second World War: Research prospects

4 May 2017

written by :
Denis Scuto

The long shadow of the Second World War: Research prospects

The second ForumZ analysed the history, memory and legacy of the Second World War, exploring issues related to the occupation, the resistance, collaboration and Jewish persecution.