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Forum Z
Social inequalities in Luxembourg?

17 August 2018

written by :
Juliane Tatarinov

Social inequalities in Luxembourg?

This Forum Z looks at the concept of social inequality and how social status affects the realities of life in Luxembourg. Alongside a panel of experts, social education and pedagogy students will develop unorthodox suggestions to tackle these issues and encourage thinking outside the box.
Event
Walking the Line between Supervision and Promotion? Financial Regulation in Luxembourg, 1940s-1980s

5 July 2018

Walking the Line between Supervision and Promotion? Financial Regulation in Luxembourg, 1940s-1980s

Research seminar with Benjamin Zenner, PhD student at C²DH
News
Kulturen des Reparierens: Dinge - Wissen - Praktiken

22 May 2018

written by :
Stefan Krebs

Kulturen des Reparierens: Dinge - Wissen - Praktiken

Reparieren und Instandhalten sind ökonomisch wie kulturell zentrale Praktiken im »Leben« technischer Dinge und Infrastrukturen. Der Band rückt diese bislang wenig untersuchten Tätigkeiten in den Vordergrund und fragt nach den Wissensformen der unterschiedlichen Kulturen des Reparierens.
News
CfP: Histories of Technology’s Persistence: Repair, Reuse and Disposal

22 May 2018

written by :
Stefan Krebs

CfP: Histories of Technology’s Persistence: Repair, Reuse and Disposal

The Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (C²DH) is organising a two day workshop (7-8 December 2018) on "Histories of Technology’s Persistence: Repair, Reuse and Disposal".
Thinkering
Steel and iron corpornations: from Luxembourg to Brazil and back in a century

8 May 2018

written by :
Irma Hadžalić

Steel and iron corpornations: from Luxembourg to Brazil and back in a century

A sneak peek at my upcoming PhD thesis.
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« FinLux » seminar: Schedule for the spring term 2018

4 April 2018

« FinLux » seminar: Schedule for the spring term 2018

‘FinLux’ is a series of seminars held on a monthly basis and focusing on the history of the Luxembourg financial centre.
Thinkering
Le Luxembourg et la Grande-Région – coopération transfrontalière et intégration européenne

26 March 2018

written by :
Elena Danescu

Le Luxembourg et la Grande-Région – coopération transfrontalière et intégration européenne

En menant campagne conjointe aux premières élections européennes au suffrage universel de 1979, Pierre Werner (Luxembourg) et Charles-Ferdinand Nothomb (Belgique) décident d’unir leurs efforts pour favoriser les synergies entre les deux Luxembourg. En 1987 est né le « Cercle européen ‘’Perspectives et réalités frontalières’’», devenu en 2002 le « Cercle Européen Pierre Werner ». Son 30e anniversaire a été célébrée le 22 mars 2018, lors d’une manifestation organisée à Luxembourg par le Cercle, le Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (C²DH) et leurs partenaires, avec le Ministre des Finances, Pierre Gramegna, comme orateur invité.
News
New publication: ‘Western Europe 2018’

4 December 2017

written by :
Elena Danescu

New publication: ‘Western Europe 2018’

The new book ‘Western Europe 2018’, edited by Cathy Hartley and published on 22 November 2017 by Routledge, features contributions from researchers at the University of Luxembourg.
Thinkering
Podcasts «Pierre Werner: un homme dans son siècle»

30 November 2017

written by :
François Klein, Elena Danescu, Guido Lessing

Podcasts «Pierre Werner: un homme dans son siècle»

Le C²DH, en collaboration avec la Radio 100,7, produit une série de podcasts consacrée à la vie et à l’œuvre politique de Pierre Werner.
News
Le laboratoire psychotechnique de l’Institut Emile Metz

21 November 2017

written by :
Karin Priem

Espace sans échelle

Réalisé dans le cadre de l’exposition « La Forge d’une société moderne. Photographie et communication d’entreprise à l’ère de l’industrialisation ARDEB 1911-1937 », le DKollektiv a développé, en collaboration avec des élèves du Lycée Technique Privé Emile Metz, le projet Espace sans échelle, autour des plaques de verre conservées dans l'ancien Institut, qui retracent les heures de gloires de l’industrie sidérurgique du Luxembourg.
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
‘Finlux’ reading group meetings

15 September 2017

‘Finlux’ reading group meetings

The ‘Finlux’ reading group meetings is a place for researchers to discuss banking and financial history and to reflect on how to best write the history of the Luxembourg financial centre.
Forum Z
ForumZ: Glocal histories of finance

10 July 2017

written by :
Benjamin Zenner

Spotlight on the history of the Luxembourg financial centre

The fourth and final ForumZ of this academic year took place on 6 July at the Banque de Luxembourg. In an effort to provide a platform for “the critical discussion and academic study of questions related to the contemporary history of Luxembourg from a transnational perspective,”(1) the C²DH had invited five panellists along with moderator Bernard Thomas to discuss the ‘glocal’ history of the Luxembourg financial centre.
News
Conference Werner - Danescu

21 June 2017

written by :
Elena Danescu

Conference: “Pierre Werner and Luxembourg: a vision of Europe”

On 15 June 2017, Dr Elena Danescu (C²DH) was invited to give a lecture at the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Luxembourg in the framework of an event held in honour of Pierre Werner.
Forum Z
ForumZ - Glocal histories of finance

16 June 2017

written by :
Benoît Majerus

Glocal histories of finance

The fourth ForumZ will focus on the history of the financial sector in Luxembourg. Which stories should be told and which archives can be used?
Thinkering
Soziale Ungleichheit seit 1945 als Herausforderung für die Geschichtswissenschaft

8 June 2017

written by :
Vitus Sproten

Soziale Ungleichheit seit 1945 als Herausforderung für die Geschichtswissenschaft

Was hat die soziale Ungleichheit von gestern mit dem Historiker von morgen zu tun? Einen Teil der Antwort hierauf gab Hartmut Kaelble in seinem Auftaktvortrag der tri-nationalen Doktorandenschule, der am 18. Mai 2017 an der Universität des Saarlandes stattfand.
Thinkering
Au bord de la mer à Bredene-sur-Mer en Belgique – nature et technologie. Vers 1928.

30 May 2017

written by :
Karin Priem, Frederik Herman

Forging a Modern Society. Photography and Corporate Communication in the Industrial Age (ARBED 1911 – 1937)

An exhibition and book project resulting from a collaboration between the FAMOSO research team (C²DH) and the Centre national de l’audiovisuel (CNA – National Audiovisual Centre).
Thinkering
Le laboratoire psychotechnique de l’Institut Emile Metz

9 May 2017

written by :
Karin Priem

The FAMOSO projects

Fabricating modern societies: Industries of reform as educational responses to societal challenges (FAMOSO and FAMOSO-2)
Thinkering
Textilhandel und -transport in Gallien, Germanien und Rätien

9 May 2017

written by :
Jan Lotz

Textilhandel und -transport in Gallien, Germanien und Rätien

Darstellung von Handel, Händler und Transport von Textilien in Mitteleuropa (Gallien, Germanien, Rätien) zur Zeit des Römischen Kaiserreiches bis 301.
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Au bord de la mer à Bredene-sur-Mer en Belgique – nature et technologie. Vers 1928.

8 May 2017

La Forge d’une société moderne. Photographie et communication d’entreprise à l’ère de l’industrialisation (ARBED 1911-1937) / Forging a Modern Society. Photography and Corporate Communication in the Industrial Age (ARBED 1911 – 1937)

An exhibition and book project resulting from a collaboration between the FAMOSO research team (C²DH) and the Centre national de l’audiovisuel (CNA – National Audiovisual Centre).