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Les RDV de l'histoire

12 September 2017

Les Rendez-vous de l’histoire de Blois

Le C²DH sera présent à la 20ᵉ édition des Rendez-vous de l'histoire qui se déroulera à Blois sur le thème « EURÊKA-inventer, découvrir, innover ».
Thinkering
What happens when archives and research are transferred into the physical space of a museum? 'La Forge d’une société moderne' and other stories

11 July 2017

written by :
Karin Priem

What happens when archives and research are transferred into the physical space of a museum? 'La Forge d’une société moderne' and other stories

In this essay, I would like to reflect upon what happens when archival material and research are transferred into the three-dimensional physical space of a museum. A main focus will be on what happens when restored, digitised and partly retouched glass plates are framed and staged in a museum setting.
Thinkering
360 view of Studio 9

29 June 2017

written by :
Stefan Krebs

Listening to the past - with two ears

Within the framework of the research project "Failure and Success of Dummy Head Stereo: An innovation history of 3D listening", Stefan Krebs and Andreas Fickers produced a binaural radio play about the history of binaural stereo.
Thinkering
Benelux, Europe and the Cold War, the power of non-powers

15 June 2017

written by :
Spero Paravantis

Report on the conference “Benelux, Europe and the Cold War, the power of non-powers”

What was/is European security in the context of the Cold War? How was and is it conceived? What role did “non-powers” play in European security, and how did they help define it? These were the main questions discussed during the conference held by the C²DH in March 2017.
Thinkering
Au bord de la mer à Bredene-sur-Mer en Belgique – nature et technologie. Vers 1928.

30 May 2017

written by :
Karin Priem, Françoise Poos, Frederik Herman

Forging a Modern Society. Photography and Corporate Communication in the Industrial Age (ARBED 1911 – 1937)

An exhibition and book project resulting from a collaboration between the FAMOSO research team (C²DH) and the Centre national de l’audiovisuel (CNA – National Audiovisual Centre).
Forum Z
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.
Forum Z
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.
Forum Z
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.
Forum Z
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.
Forum Z
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.
Event
Au bord de la mer à Bredene-sur-Mer en Belgique – nature et technologie. Vers 1928.

8 May 2017

La Forge d’une société moderne. Photographie et communication d’entreprise à l’ère de l’industrialisation (ARBED 1911-1937) / Forging a Modern Society. Photography and Corporate Communication in the Industrial Age (ARBED 1911 – 1937)

An exhibition and book project resulting from a collaboration between the FAMOSO research team (C²DH) and the Centre national de l’audiovisuel (CNA – National Audiovisual Centre).
Thinkering
The Luxembourgish League for Human Rights

1 May 2017

written by :
Paul Fonck

The Luxembourgish League for Human Rights

This brief report constitutes a first outline for future research on the history of the nearly forgotten Luxembourgish League for Human Rights.