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Thinkering

13 November 2017

written by :
Andreas Fickers

Call for Papers: Media history from the margins

On 19-24 August 2018 at Monte Verità, Switzerland, the Universities of Lausanne and Luxembourg, together with USI Università della Svizzera Italiana, are organising a Congressi Stefano Franscini (CSF) Summer Seminar entitled “Media history from the margins”.
Forum Z
ForumZ - A new narrative for Europe. Quo vadis? Cartoon

23 October 2017

written by :
Elena Danescu

Report of the fifth Forum Z – “A new narrative for Europe: Quo vadis?”

The fifth Forum Z focused on those who tell the story of Europe. Professors and researchers gathered to share their thoughts and discuss with the public about the challenges of developing a new narrative for Europe in the digital age.
Forum Z
Press cartoon by Pierre Kroll on Brexit

20 October 2017

written by :
Elena Danescu

European history as seen by press cartoonist Pierre Kroll

During the ForumZ conference “A new narrative for Europe: Quo Vadis?”, the internationally renowned Belgian artist Pierre Kroll showcased how press cartoons contributed to write the history of European integration. Part of his work is shown below.
Event
Hands on History logo

14 September 2017

World War One: Wege in den ersten Weltkrieg

Lecture by Prof. Armin Heinen, RWTH Aachen University
Forum Z
A new narrative for Europe: Quo vadis?

4 September 2017

written by :
Elena Danescu

A new narrative for Europe: Quo vadis?

How do historians investigate the past? What methods and tools do they employ, what are they trying to understand, and how do they transfer their findings to society?
Forum Z
A new narrative for Europe: Quo Vadis?

4 September 2017

written by :
Elena Danescu

A new narrative for Europe: Quo Vadis?

How can historians tell the story of European integration – the story of Europe – in the digital age?
Event
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
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.
Forum Z
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.
Forum Z
ForumZ Storytelling

15 May 2017

written by :
Elena Danescu

The future of storytelling in history

The third ForumZ focused on the future of storytelling and explored how the emergence of the digital era affected the age-old art of telling tales.