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100 Jahre Ostbelgien

18 September 2020

written by :
Andreas Fickers, Christoph Brüll, Philippe Beck, Vitus Sproten, Daniele Guido

Virtual exhibition 'East Belgium 1920-2020'

East Belgium 1920-2020 is a virtual exhibition about the History of the region Eupen-Malmedy-Sankt Vith since the change of nationality in 1920.
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DEMA demonstration: Kinora Viewer Replica

21 August 2020

DEMA demonstration: Kinora Viewer Replica

A hands-on demonstration of the Kinora Viewer Replica. This public online event shows the fruits of a recent successful collaboration between the C²DH and the Department of Engineering. Combining historical inquiry with a hands-on and technical approach - involving the latest 3D modelling and desktop manufacturing engineering techniques - a media historian and two engineers joined forces to produce a working replica of a very special object in the history of (early) cinema: the Kinora viewer.
Thinkering
Cassette tape recorder

18 June 2020

written by :
Douglas Lambert

Solving the Shoebox Syndrome: “Digital” Oral History Content Management

This workshop centred on digital methods for working with oral history and provided a survey of emerging practices for better discoverability within and across oral history collections. It facilitated sharing of approaches for oral history work at multiple stages, for collections published for posterity and for ongoing research projects.
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Lincoln Mullen

18 June 2020

Creating and Visualizing Datasets to Interpret American Religious History

Guest lecture by Lincoln Mullen (Department of History and Art History, Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media, George Mason University) in the framework of the DTU-DHH Master Class “Digital History and Hermeneutics”.
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Mining ethnicity: Discourse-driven topic modelling (DDTM) of immigrant discourses in the United States, 1898-1920

14 May 2020

Mining ethnicity: Discourse-driven topic modelling (DDTM) of immigrant discourses in the United States, 1898-1920

DTU-Seminar conducted by Lorella Viola.
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Reading yesterday's news in the digital age

3 March 2020

written by :
Estelle Bunout

Reading yesterday's news in the digital age

Text mining 200 years of historical newspapers - online event.
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Digital Humanities in Quebec: A Dual Perspective

28 February 2020

Digital Humanities in Quebec: A Dual Perspective

Presentation by Michael Sinatra and Emmanuel Chateau-Dutier, Université de Montréal.
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Distant Viewing: Analysing Large Visual Corpora

10 February 2020

Distant Viewing: Analysing Large Visual Corpora

Brown bag lunch event with Lauren Tilton and Taylor Arnold, University of Richmond and Université de Lyon.
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Schumann's Eck - an interactive documentary

8 January 2020

Schumann's Eck - an interactive documentary

Premiere of the interactive documentary produced on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge.
Thinkering
Modernity meets History in Luxembourg

19 December 2019

written by :
Betto van Waarden

Modernity meets History in Luxembourg

On the futuristically redesigned industrial site of Belval, Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow Betto van Waarden explored the latest digital methods for conducting historical research at the C²DH.
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Lecture by Melvin Wevers: "Signals and Noise: Extracting Patterns of Cultural Expressions from Digitized Sources". Recording and interview.

16 December 2019

written by :
Noëlle Schon

Lecture by Melvin Wevers: "Signals and Noise: Extracting Patterns of Cultural Expressions from Digitized Sources". Recording and interview.

Lecture by Dr. Melvin Wevers, KNAW Humanities Cluster, Amsterdam, and exclusive interview for the C²DH’s ‘New Horizons’ lecture series.
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Talking about Europe: in La Stampa, Le Monde, Die Zeit and Der Spiegel, 1940s - 2010s

4 December 2019

Talking about Europe: in La Stampa, Le Monde, Die Zeit and Der Spiegel, 1940s - 2010s

'Impresso Talk' with Enrico Bergamini and Emmanuel Mourlon-Druol (Bruegel Institute).
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Visualization for newspapers corpus exploration across time and space

21 October 2019

Visualization for newspapers corpus exploration across time and space

'Impresso Talk' with Jana Keck (Institute of Literary Studies, University of Stuttgart) and Moritz Knabben (Institut für Visualisierung und interaktive Systeme, University of Stuttgart).
Thinkering
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.
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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.

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