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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).
Data

10 July 2018

written by :
Frédéric Clavert

Commémorations, scandale et circulation de l’information : le Centenaire de la bataille de Verdun sur Twitter

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Media history from the margins

9 July 2018

Media history from the margins

On 19-24 August 2018 at Monte Verità, Switzerland, the Universities of Lausanne and Luxembourg, together with USI Università della Svizzera Italiana, are organising a Congressi Stefano Franscini (CSF) Summer Seminar entitled “Media history from the margins”.
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Materializing memories, dispositives, generations, amateurs

9 July 2018

Materializing memories, dispositives, generations, amateurs

Research seminar with Andreas Fickers and Tim Van der Heijden.
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Digital histor(iograph)y and Scale (DhScale)

5 July 2018

Digital histor(iograph)y and Scale (DhScale)

Research seminar with Florentina Armaselu, research scientist at C²DH
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Constructing a virtual laboratory for simulating patterns of settlement and migration: integrating Agent-based models and history

5 July 2018

Constructing a virtual laboratory for simulating patterns of settlement and migration: integrating Agent-based models and history

Research seminar with Kaarel Sikk, PhD student at C²DH.
Thinkering
Follow-up on the Summer School on Transnational Radio History

3 July 2018

written by :
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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DHBenelux 2018 - Integrating Digital Humanities

11 June 2018

written by :
Max Kemman

DHBenelux 2018 - Integrating Digital Humanities

The theme of this year's annual DHBenelux conference was "Integrating Digital Humanities". Max Kemman provides a review of the conference, and how the discussions focused on the integration of the practices of scholars and librarians.
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A museum at your fingertips? Some thoughts on 3D tours of museums

7 June 2018

written by :
Fabio Spirinelli

A museum at your fingertips? Some thoughts on 3D tours of museums

More and more cultural institutions create virtual tours that allow visitors to explore the collections at home instead of actually visiting the institutions. In this blog post, I would like to provide some reflections on virtual tours, their usefulness and their limits.
Thinkering
Digitising the analogue

5 June 2018

written by :
Eva Andersen, Sytze Van Herck

Digitising the analogue

Some time ago it suddenly hit us that it has been a while since we read an academic book or article in a physical format. This for the simple reason that we can retrace digital information much quicker — i.e. annotating a PDF, extracting highlighted text automatically with ZotFile or quickly looking up a specific word in a pdf document. A second realisation was that as PhD students in the field of digital history and hermeneutics these "small" digital aspects of a scholars life are almost never highlighted.
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Memorecord – a memory harvest

23 May 2018

written by :
Anita Lucchesi

Memorecord – a memory harvest

Memorecord is a digital public history project. This crowdsourcing experiment combines community participation and academic research to offer a new perspective on the history of migration in Luxembourg. The project makes use of new communication technologies to approach history in a collaborative way.
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Senta que lá vem a história: #memorecord for a historiography closer to life

22 May 2018

written by :
Anita Lucchesi

Senta que lá vem a história: #memorecord for a historiography closer to life

Can digital public history help us to reach a historiography that is closer to life?
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Automata and other interlocutors

2 May 2018

written by :
Christopher Morse

Automata and other interlocutors

The notion of the automaton extends at least as far back as antiquity, but successful implementation of simulated intelligence, and even life itself, continues to elude us. Although there is a tremendous disparity between how we imagine robots to behave and how they actually perform, since the eighteenth century they have become unwitting participants in a dialogue about humanity's self-conception.
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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.
Data

8 April 2018

written by :
Frédéric Clavert

Temporalités du Centenaire de la Grande Guerre sur Twitter

Data

5 April 2018

written by :
Gerben Zaagsma

"Chosen Fighters of the Jewish People": Jewish volunteers in the International Brigades during the Spanish Civil War

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C²DH takes part in the “European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018"

4 April 2018

written by :
Noëlle Schon

C²DH takes part in the “European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018"

Several C²DH projects have been elected and labelled ‘European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018’ and are now part of of the official programme n°1 for Luxembourg.
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Data visualisation workshop

3 April 2018

Data visualisation workshop

Workshop about data visualisation organised jointly by the Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) and the Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (C²DH).
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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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