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C²DH Visiting Researcher Fellowships 2020

2 September 2019

written by :
Andreas Fickers

C²DH Visiting Researcher Fellowships 2020

The C²DH offers several fellowships for visiting researchers: for PhD candidates, Post-Docs and Senior Researchers.
Event
Digital History: a balance about the Brazilian Perspective

13 August 2019

Digital History: a balance about the Brazilian Perspective

Research seminar with Dilton Maynard.
Data

1 August 2019

written by :
Jakub Bronec

MUZEUM JAKO CESTA KE SMÍRU: Rozkol současné lucemburské židovské komunity

Data

18 July 2019

written by :
Dominique Santana

Ties that bind: Unearthing shared treasures between Luxemoburg and Brazil

News
Professor Sean Takats, leading researcher in digital history software and infrastructure, joins the C²DH

15 July 2019

written by :
Noëlle Schon

Professor Sean Takats, leading researcher in digital history software and infrastructure, joins the C²DH

Professor Dr Sean Takats, an internationally renowned expert on digital history, will start his research work in Luxembourg in October 2019, backed by an FNR PEARL Chair from the Luxembourg National Research Fund. The PEARL programme, funded by the FNR, provides competitive funding to attract top researchers in strategic research areas for Luxembourg.
Data

10 July 2019

written by :
Gerben Zaagsma

Digital History and the Politics of Digitization

News
Out now: Special issue of VIEW Journal on Audiovisual Data in Digital Humanities

8 July 2019

written by :
Andreas Fickers

Out now: Special issue of VIEW Journal on Audiovisual Data in Digital Humanities

Co-edited by Andreas Fickers, Pelle Snickars and Mark J. Williams, the Issue 14 / Volume 7 of the VIEW Journal of European Television History and Culture is now available.
Thinkering
Decoding Europe – Technological Pasts in the Digital Age

2 July 2019

written by :
Florian Vetter, Aurélia Lafontaine

Decoding Europe – Technological Pasts in the Digital Age

From 27 June to 1 July 2019, the Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (C²DH) at the University of Luxembourg hosted the 9th conference of the Tensions of Europe network.
Data

27 June 2019

written by :
Gerben Zaagsma

Round table Coding Europe: decoding its history

Thinkering
Nibbling at text: identifying discourses on Europe in a large collection of historical newspapers using topic modelling

21 June 2019

written by :
Estelle Bunout, Milan van Lange

Nibbling at text: identifying discourses on Europe in a large collection of historical newspapers using topic modelling

How can computer-assisted methods help us to solve problems that are fundamental to historical research? In a series of two blog posts we discuss a research pilot that aims to identify anti-modernist discourses on Europe in historical Swiss newspapers from the period 1939-1945.
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Lecture Tim Hitchcock - Beyond Close and Distant Reading: recording and interview

18 June 2019

written by :
François Klein

Lecture Tim Hitchcock - Beyond Close and Distant Reading: recording and interview

Lecture by Tim Hitchcock, Professor of Digital History at the University of Sussex, and exclusive interview for the C²DH’s ‘New Horizons’ lecture series.
Data

18 June 2019

written by :
Dominique Santana

Trajectories of Steel – The Making Of A Transnational Migrant Community

Data

1 June 2019

written by :
Jakub Bronec

Židé, identita, domov a rodinné dědictví

Forum Z
The multiple facets of visualising history

31 May 2019

written by :
Lars Wieneke

The multiple facets of visualising history

The Forum Z on Visualising History in the 1535 Creative Hub in Differdange opened up different perspectives to the challenges of visualising history in accessible, entertaining and interesting ways. With the musical support of C²DHs Douglas Lambert and a live translation into English and German the Forum Z covered a lot of ground, from history paintings to different forms of virtual reconstructions up to building a time machine.
Data

28 May 2019

written by :
Florentina Armaselu, François Klein, Elena Danescu

Oral History and Linguistic Analysis. A Study in Digital and Contemporary European History

The article (long version) presents a workflow for combining oral history and language technology, and for evaluating this combination in the context of two use cases in European contemporary history research and teaching.
Event
Agent-based modelling and network science for the study of the human past

27 May 2019

Agent-based modelling and network science for the study of the human past

Lecture by Iza Romanowska (Barcelona Supercomputing Center) and Tom Brughmans (University of Oxford)
Data

9 May 2019

written by :
Gerben Zaagsma

Doing History in the Digital Age - On Hybridity, Hermeneutics and the Politics of Digitisation

Event
Development of a new digital document viewer at the Luxembourg National Library

8 May 2019

Development of a new digital document viewer at the Luxembourg National Library

'Impresso Talk' with Ralph Marschall (Bibliothèque nationale du Luxembourg)
Event
Thus Spoke the People: Public Discourse in Belgrade's Politika on the Eve of Yugoslav Wars

8 May 2019

Thus Spoke the People: Public Discourse in Belgrade's Politika on the Eve of Yugoslav Wars

'Impresso Talk' with Josip Glaurdić and Michal Mochtak (Electoral Legacies of War: Political Competition in Postwar Southeast Europe - EL Wars)
Event
Simulation of Roman Trade and Traffic between the Adriatic and the Danube

3 May 2019

Simulation of Roman Trade and Traffic between the Adriatic and the Danube

Lecture by Leif Scheuerman (Graz)

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