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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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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.
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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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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.
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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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DHBenelux 2017 - Infrastructures everywhere

10 July 2017

written by :
Max Kemman

DHBenelux 2017 - Infrastructures everywhere

Last week I was at the fourth DHBenelux conference held in Utrecht, the Netherlands. With over 200 participants attending two days of almost a 100 presentations, demos, and posters, this conference has become an interesting snapshot of the state of digital humanities in the Benelux.
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The “The Quest for Questions in Digital History” at DH Benelux 2017

7 July 2017

written by :
Florentina Armaselu, Elena Danescu

The “The Quest for Questions in Digital History” at DH Benelux 2017

The fourth DHBenelux Conference was hosted by Utrecht University (the Netherlands) from 3 to 5 July 2017. Dr Florentina Armaselu presented a paper co-authored with Dr Elena Danescu, entitled "The Quest for Questions in Digital History: A Comparative View on Werner- and Delors Report on Economic and Monetary Union".
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Appel à participation

21 June 2017

written by :
Florentina Armaselu

Mesurer l’effet Eurêka en histoire numérique à travers l’analyse du discours

Le C²DH cherche des volontaires pour aider à mesurer l’impact des outils numériques sur l’innovation et la découverte en histoire.
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ForumZ - Storytelling. Intro Fickers

20 June 2017

written by :
Elena Danescu

Chronique en images de «ForumZ: L’avenir de la narration historique»

Le samedi 17 juin 2017, le Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (C²DH), en partenariat avec le Centre national de littérature (CNL), ont organisé la troisième édition de ForumZ.
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#c2dhstorytelling: Programme

13 June 2017

written by :
Elena Danescu

#c2dhstorytelling: Programme

Overview of all the stories to be told during the plenary session, the parallel sessions and the round table
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Digital

13 June 2017

written by :
Fabio Spirinelli

Digital history between critical thinking and charismatic ideology

Digital history provides new opportunities, but the use of digital tools should not blind historians to the existing challenges. An uncritical belief in the power of digital tools would be wrong, as much as an outright dismissive stance.
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Kunstkopf - The future of storytelling

2 June 2017

written by :
Elena Danescu

ForumZ: The future of storytelling in history

How has the emergence of the digital era affected the age-old art of telling tales? This question was in the focus of a public discussion during the third ForumZ event.
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dhnord2017 call for papers extended deadline

1 June 2017

written by :
Marten Düring

Call for papers: (De)constructing Digital History, Lille 27-29 November

During this conference digital history will be addressed through a triple spectrum: academic research, public history, and pedagogy, in order to trace continuities and transformations in history as a discipline; and contribute to explore the broader digital humanities field through this case study.
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Demonstration

23 May 2017

written by :
Noëlle Schon

Inauguration officielle du Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History

Ce 22 mai 2017, l’Université du Luxembourg a inauguré officiellement son troisième centre interdisciplinaire en présence du ministre de la Justice, Félix Braz, et du ministre délégué à l'Enseignement supérieur et à la Recherche, Marc Hansen.
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Clarin workshop for developing a transcription-chain

23 May 2017

written by :
Stefania Scagliola

Catching Speech in Arezzo: A Clarin workshop for developing a transcription-chain for Oral History

The challenge of this workshop on 'transcription and technology’, which took place from 10 to 12 May in Arezzo, consisted in turning recorded human speech into a textual representation that is as close as possible to what has been uttered.
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Tinkering with black boxes and the need for a critical mindset

10 May 2017

written by :
Fabio Spirinelli

Tinkering with black boxes and the need for a critical mindset

From 20th to 24th February, a winter school on “Skills in digital humanities” was organised at the University of Luxembourg, where the participants were introduced to the software Nodegoat and the development of databases. It was a possibility of tinkering with a digital tool that was completely new to me. In the following, I will give a personal account of my own experiences with Nodegoat, and present a critical reflection on the problems I encountered and the use of digital tools.
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Journal of Historical Network Research

9 May 2017

written by :
Marten Düring

Introducing the Journal of Historical Network Research

We are pleased to announce the launch of the Journal of Historical Network Research, a new publication dedicated to historical research by means of theories and methodologies developed in social network analysis and network science.
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histograph

9 May 2017

written by :
Marten Düring

histograph, a tool for the exploration of multimedia archives

histograph helps institutions reveal the manifold relations between their digital collections of texts, images, audio and video documents.

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