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#Memorecord: A memory Harvest! Learnings on crowdsourcing Digital Public History

14 February 2018

#Memorecord: A memory Harvest! Learnings on crowdsourcing Digital Public History

Research seminar with Anita Lucchesi, C²DH PhD Student
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Digital bricolage: how to deal with 4 million tweets when you are not a data scientist

14 February 2018

Digital bricolage: how to deal with 4 million tweets when you are not a data scientist

Research seminar with Frédéric Clavert, C²DH Senior Research Scientist
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Out now: Interview with Andreas Fickers in Revista Z Cultural magazine

29 January 2018

written by :
Andreas Fickers

Out now: Interview with Andreas Fickers in Revista Z Cultural magazine

The director of the C²DH was being interviewed by Ricardo M. Pimenta for the Brazilian magazine on Digital Humanities "Revista Z Cultural".
Thinkering
Call for Papers for Issue #2 of the Journal of Historical Network Research

18 January 2018

written by :
Marten Düring

Call for Papers for Issue #2 of the Journal of Historical Network Research

We are inviting submissions of papers to be considered for publication in the second issue of the Journal of Historical Network Research, which will appear in the autumn of 2018.
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Knowledge Graphs and Pluralism on Wikidata

18 January 2018

Knowledge Graphs and Pluralism on Wikidata

Nathalie Casemajor presents her paper on the social, technical and political stakes of knowledge pluralism on Wikidata, and its consequences for the broader Web data ecology.
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Workshop: Wikimedia tools for Public History

18 January 2018

Workshop: Wikimedia tools for Public History

This workshop with Nathalie Casemajor aims to introduce the Wikimedia platform as a tool for public history and knowledge dissemination.
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Interview with Ian Grosvenor

23 November 2017

written by :
Benjamin Zenner

Interview with Ian Grosvenor

Ian Grosvenor is Professor of Urban Education History at the School of Education, University of Birmingham, and director of the Voices of War & Peace Centre.
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Networks

8 November 2017

Social Networks and Entrepreneurship. Evidence from a Historical Episode of Industrialization

Javier Mejia Cubillos (Los Andes University) presents his paper on the relationship between social networks and entrepreneurship.
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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.
Thinkering
Belgium World War II. New online access to information about the Occupation 1940-1944

10 October 2017

written by :
Christoph Brüll

Belgium World War II. New online access to information about the Occupation 1940-1944

On 27 September 2017, a new website was launched by CegeSoma (the Belgian Centre for Historical Research and Documentation on War and Contemporary Society): Belgium World WarII. A virtual platform on Belgium and its population during WWII.
Thinkering
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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Expérimenter les Humanités numériques

30 September 2017

written by :
Frédéric Clavert

Expérimenter les Humanités numériques

Univers en perpétuelle expansion et au foisonnement chaotique, Internet offre un nombre incalculable d’outils, dont l’exploration paraît parfois hors de portée. Dans le paysage des sciences humaines, les blogs, les logiciels bibliographiques, les bases de données, les éditions en ligne et les wikis, tous ces objets qui éveillaient notre curiosité il y a une décennie, sont devenus aussi anodins qu’omniprésents. Mais comment bien s’en servir ?
Thinkering

26 September 2017

written by :
Gerben Zaagsma

Program now online: DHnord2017 - (De)constructing Digital History

The program for the 4th dhnord conference is now online. dhnord2017 is the fourth edition of the annual Digital Humanities conference organized by the Maison européenne des sciences de l'homme et de la société (MESHS). This year's edition is co-organized with the Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (C2DH). The theme is: "(De)constructing Digital History". The conference will take place in November 27-29, 2017 in Lille, France. 
Thinkering
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.
Thinkering
Digital approaches towards serial publications (18th–20th centuries)

15 September 2017

written by :
Eva Andersen

Digital approaches towards serial publications (18th–20th centuries)

In this post, I want to reflect on some of the presentations I was attending during the workshop organised by the Ghent Centre for Digital Humanities.
Thinkering
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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Hands on History logo

14 September 2017

PixStori and the challenges in the field of digital and public history

Lecture by Prof. Michael Frisch, Talking Pictures LLC, New York
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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 ».
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The Ends of the Humanities 2017

23 August 2017

The Ends of the Humanities 2017

The humanities have a general responsibility towards society and one of their mandates is to preserve the cultural skills and knowledge societies depend on. Their role is to reveal alternatives in dealing with current issues and future challenges.
Thinkering
DH2017 Montreal

21 August 2017

written by :
Florentina Armaselu

Impressions from DH2017 - Different Facets of Access in Digital Humanities

The annual conference of the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO) took place on 8-11 August 2017 in Montréal (Canada) on the campus of McGill University, and was co-organised by McGill University and the Université de Montréal. This blog entry will draw a few impressions from the attended presentations.

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