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Materializing memories, dispositives, generations, amateurs

9 July 2018

Materializing memories, dispositives, generations, amateurs

Research seminar with Andreas Fickers and Tim Van der Heijden.
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Constructing a virtual laboratory for simulating patterns of settlement and migration: integrating Agent-based models and history

5 July 2018

Constructing a virtual laboratory for simulating patterns of settlement and migration: integrating Agent-based models and history

Research seminar with Kaarel Sikk, PhD student at C²DH.
Thinkering
Digitising the analogue

5 June 2018

written by :
Eva Andersen, Sytze Van Herck

Digitising the analogue

Some time ago it suddenly hit us that it has been a while since we read an academic book or article in a physical format. This for the simple reason that we can retrace digital information much quicker — i.e. annotating a PDF, extracting highlighted text automatically with ZotFile or quickly looking up a specific word in a pdf document. A second realisation was that as PhD students in the field of digital history and hermeneutics these "small" digital aspects of a scholars life are almost never highlighted.
Data
Memorecord – a memory harvest

23 May 2018

written by :
Anita Lucchesi

Memorecord – a memory harvest

Memorecord is a digital public history project. This crowdsourcing experiment combines community participation and academic research to offer a new perspective on the history of migration in Luxembourg. The project makes use of new communication technologies to approach history in a collaborative way.
Thinkering
Senta que lá vem a história: #memorecord for a historiography closer to life

22 May 2018

written by :
Anita Lucchesi

Senta que lá vem a história: #memorecord for a historiography closer to life

Can digital public history help us to reach a historiography that is closer to life?
News
CfP - Digital Hermeneutics in History: Theory and Practice

2 May 2018

written by :
Gerben Zaagsma

CfP - Digital Hermeneutics in History: Theory and Practice

International conference and workshop organised by the C²DH on 25 and 26 October 2018 at the University of Luxembourg.
Event
Data visualisation workshop

3 April 2018

Data visualisation workshop

Workshop about data visualisation organised jointly by the Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) and the Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (C²DH).
Thinkering
Third edition of the winter school in digital history

8 March 2018

written by :
Aurélia Lafontaine

Third edition of the winter school in digital history

From 19 to 23 February 2018, the C²DH welcomed students in the first year of their master’s degree in history for the third edition of the winter school in digital history. This year, the winter school focused on the creation of a digital archival collection from scratch.
Thinkering
Google Maps as a tool for researchers? The example of the debates on the national museum in Luxembourg

7 March 2018

written by :
Fabio Spirinelli

Google Maps as a tool for researchers? The example of the debates on the national museum in Luxembourg

Some time ago, I was wondering whether I could use Google Maps as a tool for my research on the history of the National History and Art Museum in Luxembourg, to adopt a distant reading approach, with the aim to gain new insights. I did it and, in the following blog post, I look back at this small experience.
Event
#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
News
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".
News
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.
Event
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.
Data
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.
Event
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.
Event
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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