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A guide to using collections of digitised newspapers as historical sources

11 October 2019

written by :
Estelle Bunout

A guide to using collections of digitised newspapers as historical sources

The impresso team has prepared a guide for scholars on using collections of digitised newspapers as historical sources, published on the PARTHENOS platform.
Event
Signals and Noise: Extracting Patterns of Cultural Expressions from Digitized Sources

2 October 2019

Signals and Noise: Extracting Patterns of Cultural Expressions from Digitized Sources

Lecture by Dr Melvin Wevers, KNAW Humanities Cluster, Amsterdam. The event is part of the C²DH lecture series 'New Horizons: Confronting the Digital Turn in the Humanities'.
Thinkering
International Oral History Workshop

19 September 2019

written by :
Douglas Lambert

International Oral History Workshop

This July 2019 workshop at C²DH was focused on digital oral history in the United States, its evolution over the past 20 years, and the prominent tools and methods currently available in the field. We used a combination of demonstrations, hands-on exercises, contributions from participants, and open discussion to facilitate an intercontinental dialogue, all aimed at bringing new possibilities for oral history to Luxembourgish researchers.
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.
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
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.
Data
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.
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.
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)
Event
Explorations in the Digital History of Psychology

3 May 2019

Explorations in the Digital History of Psychology

Lecture by Christopher D. Green (York University, Toronto, Canada)
Forum Z
Visualising history

17 April 2019

written by :
Lars Wieneke

Visualising history

A Forum Z on history paintings, 3D reconstructions, virtual worlds and time machines.
Thinkering
Experimenting with the use of interactive digital storytelling in academia

12 April 2019

written by :
Dominique Santana

Experimenting with the use of interactive digital storytelling in academia

On 19 and 20 March, the C²DH hosted a two-day hands-on workshop on the use of interactive digital storytelling for academic historians with Sandra Gaudenzi, one of the leading experts in interactive storytelling and a senior lecturer at the University of Westminster.
Event
PhD Defence: Trading Zones of Digital History

28 March 2019

PhD Defence: Trading Zones of Digital History

On 26 April 2019, Max Kemman will defend his PhD thesis at the University of Luxembourg.
Event
German Antisemitism and the Press during the Weimar Republic (1918-1933)

12 March 2019

German Antisemitism and the Press during the Weimar Republic (1918-1933)

"Impresso Talks" with Dr. Stephanie Seul, University of Bremen.
Data
Digital Transformations in the Arts and Humanities: recording and interview

1 March 2019

written by :
Gerben Zaagsma, François Klein

Digital Transformations in the Arts and Humanities: recording and interview

Lecture by Andrew Prescott, Professor of Digital Humanities at the University of Glasgow, and exclusive interview for the C²DH’s ‘New Horizons’ lecture series.
Event
Hands on History logo

28 February 2019

The MNHA at your fingertips. Challenges and possibilities of a museum’s 3D model

Hands-on History session with Gilles Zeimet, National Museum of History and Art (MNHA)
Thinkering
Digital Hermeneutics in History: Theory and Practice

22 February 2019

written by :
Florentina Armaselu, Estelle Bunout

Digital Hermeneutics in History: Theory and Practice

On 25-26 October 2018, the Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (C²DH) organised the two day conference and workshop Digital Hermeneutics in History: Theory and Practice, on occasion of the official launch of the Ranke.2 teaching platform for Digital Source Criticism.
Thinkering
Integrating the digital into the academic curriculum of history - How to engage your audience

13 February 2019

written by :
Stefania Scagliola

Integrating the digital into the academic curriculum of history - How to engage your audience

After launching the Ranke.2 teaching platform on digital source criticism in autumn 2018, I assumed that its appearance and form – short colourful animations and easy-to-digest chunks of information – would soon catch the attention of lecturers and encourage them to use it in their courses. But a recent meeting with colleagues made me realise that personal contact and hands-on experience with the material are key to making my target audience realise that the resource offers something they may need.

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