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Russia and Luxembourg at the Crossroads of History

27 September 2018

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Inna Ganschow, Guido Lessing

Russia and Luxembourg at the Crossroads of History

Das interdisziplinäre Seminar zu Kreuzungen der russisch-luxemburgischen Geschichte, das vom 2. bis zum 6. Oktober 2018 in Luxemburg unter der Leitung von Dr. Inna Ganschow und Dr. Guido Lessing (C²DH) stattfindet, ist als Studierendenkonferenz konzipiert.
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Digital Hermeneutics in History: Theory and Practice

27 August 2018

Digital Hermeneutics in History: Theory and Practice

The Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (C²DH) is organising a two day conference and workshop on occasion of the official launch of the Ranke.2 project, its teaching platform for Digital Source Criticism.
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Au bord de la falaise

25 July 2018

written by :
Jakub Bronec

École d’Été Éditions Numériques / Humanités Numériques 2018 – Grenoble

Du 28 mai au 5 juillet 2018, j'ai eu le plaisir de participer à l'école d'été de l'histoire numérique à Grenoble (France). L’université Grenoble-Alpes en collaboration avec la Maison des Sciences de l’Homme -Alpes et l'UMR Litt&Arts a organisé la seconde édition de l'École D’été Édition Numérique et Humanités Numériques (EDEEN).
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Follow-up on the Summer School on Transnational Radio History

3 July 2018

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Richard Legay

Follow-up on the Summer School on Transnational Radio History

On 18-22 June 2018, the C²DH hosted an international Summer School on Transnational Radio History, an event organised in collaboration with the Ministry for Culture in Saarland (Germany) and its Luxembourgish counterpart in the context of the European Year of Culture 2018. By mixing academic panels with hands-on workshops and sites visits, the event was the perfect opportunity for scholars from around the world to hold fascinating discussions on the topic of transnational radio history.
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CfP - Digital Hermeneutics in History: Theory and Practice

2 May 2018

written by :
Gerben Zaagsma

CfP - Digital Hermeneutics in History: Theory and Practice

International conference and workshop organised by the C²DH on 25 and 26 October 2018 at the University of Luxembourg.
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Paper prototype, wireframe

23 March 2018

written by :
Sytze Van Herck

The scientific user experience design method

When academics or developers create a website or an application, they usually start from the back end and only then focus on the design or front end. In this blogpost I would like to argue that the design process and user analysis specifically should come first. The methods outlined below were discussed during the workshop on the introduction to user experience design and evaluation methods by dr. Carine Lallemand and dr. Vincent Koenig.
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Third edition of the winter school in digital history

8 March 2018

written by :
Aurélia Lafontaine

Third edition of the winter school in digital history

From 19 to 23 February 2018, the C²DH welcomed students in the first year of their master’s degree in history for the third edition of the winter school in digital history. This year, the winter school focused on the creation of a digital archival collection from scratch.
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CfP: International Summer School on Transnational Radio History

7 February 2018

written by :
Andreas Fickers, Richard Legay

CfP: International Summer School on Transnational Radio History

The Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (C²DH) is delighted to announce a Summer School on Transnational Radio History, hosted by the University of Luxembourg / C²DH, and including two full-day excursions to the historic transmitter sites of Europe 1 (in Berus, Germany) and Radio Luxembourg (in Junglinster, Luxembourg). The Summer School is organised in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture of Saarland / Germany and the Ministry of Culture of Luxembourg in the context of the European Year of Culture 2018.
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Visiting scholar at the University of California, Berkeley: an inspiring experience

18 January 2018

written by :
Spero Paravantis

Visiting scholar at the University of California, Berkeley: an inspiring experience

In this blogpost Dr Spero Paravantis, researcher at the C²DH, shares his personal experience as a visiting scholar at the University of California, Berkeley where he spent the last six months working at the Institute of European Studies (IES).
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École d'été 2018 - Une histoire environnementale de la Grande Guerre

9 January 2018

written by :
Benoît Majerus

École d'été 2018 - Une histoire environnementale de la Grande Guerre

Le Centre international de recherche de l’Historial de la Grande Guerre (CIRHGG, Péronne) en partenariat avec l’EHESS (Paris), l’université d’Heidelberg, le Centre for Contemporary and Digital History de l’Université du Luxembourg, et l’Université de Picardie Jules Verne (Amiens), sollicite des candidatures pour sa troisième université d’été de jeunes chercheurs (master et doctorat) travaillant sur la Première Guerre mondiale.
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Europeana 1914-1918

7 November 2017

Personal sources from WWI and citizen science, opportunities for research and education. The project Transcribathon Europeana 1914-1918

Ad Pollé (Europeana) and Frank Drauschke (Facts & Files) will give an overview of the Europeana 14-18 and Transcribathon projects and their potential for research and education.
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Digital Media and Technology in the classroom and beyond

3 October 2017

written by :
Sytze Van Herck, Richard Legay

Digital Media and Technology in the classroom and beyond

Digital Media and Technology has transformed how we teach, learn and present. In a transferable skills training of the doctoral school here at university, Robert Reuter introduced us to new media and tools that can enhance teaching and learning. Based on the eight learning events defined by Leclercq and Poumay at the university of Liège, we came up with several online tools that can extend and enhance teaching and engage the students or audience.
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Digital orphan l’Histoire de Luxembourg

18 September 2017

written by :
Stefania Scagliola

The retrieval of the digital orphan "L’Histoire de Luxembourg"

This is a story about how a lesson on Digital Source Criticism for bachelor students of history who had to sort out how Youtube works, led to the retrieval of a series of animations on the History of Luxembourg. Thanks to the company Kiwi Media, the ‘digital orphans’ have found a new stage on Youtube.
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FCSH Digital Humanities Summer School: Research Methods & Problem-Solving

14 September 2017

written by :
Eva Andersen, Jakub Bronec

FCSH Digital Humanities Summer School: Research Methods & Problem-Solving

The aim of this summer school, organized by the Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas of the Universidade Nova de Lisboa, was to provide answers to specific needs and challenges emerging from projects conducted by researchers working in the field of history, archeology and literature. The basic idea of the organizers was to render a collaborative and interdisciplinary environment with the motto “Tailored to what you need”.
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World War II in living memory

18 July 2017

written by :
Aurélia Lafontaine

Through the lens : World War II in living memory

The virtual exhibition “Through the lens” narrates World War II in Luxembourg and the Greater Region through oral history interviews. It has been curated by the students of the Master in Contemporary European History in the context of a research seminar on oral history and under the supervision of Prof. Andreas Fickers and German filmmaker Loretta Walz.
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Teaching Digital Public History: taking future historians outside the Ivory Tower

8 May 2017

written by :
Anita Lucchesi, Richard Legay

Teaching Digital Public History: taking future historians outside the Ivory Tower

Members of the C²DH are preparing a course in Digital Public History for Bachelor students at the University of Luxembourg and they reflect on ways to get them involved with the topic.