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New website: Doctoral Training Unit ‘Digital History and Hermeneutics’

11 December 2018

written by :
Tim Van Der Heijden

New website: Doctoral Training Unit ‘Digital History and Hermeneutics’

The new website gives an in-depth view of the DTU's activities and projects.
Thinkering
On creating a research poster for an academic conference

22 November 2018

written by :
Fabio Spirinelli

On creating a research poster for an academic conference

Historians like to write, and they write a lot. Throughout my studies in history, I was taught how to analyse sources and how to write a scientific work. But I have never been taught how to present my research in a poster format – which requires a minimum amount of creativity.
Thinkering
CIDOC 2018 – Semantic Data Integration Conference in Heraklion, 29 September- 5 October 2018

12 October 2018

written by :
Jakub Bronec

CIDOC 2018 – Semantic Data Integration Conference in Heraklion, 29 September- 5 October 2018

The aim of the conference was generate and trace the “Provenance of Knowledge” as a core element in documentation. Provenance and Knowledge set a goal to verify the origins of the information and knowledge about an object which correlates to an idea in order to reconstruct the whole chain of creation, use, interpretation and dissemination of particularly information.
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Interview with Prof. Dr. Emeritus Hartmut Kaelble

11 October 2018

written by :
Dominique Santana

Interview with Prof. Dr. Emeritus Hartmut Kaelble

Hartmut Kaelble is Emeritus Professor at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.
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11 September 2018

Aus den Akten auf die Bühne

Lecture by Eva Schöck-Quinteros, Universität Bremen
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Digital Hermeneutics in History: Theory and Practice

27 August 2018

Digital Hermeneutics in History: Theory and Practice

The Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (C²DH) is organising a two day conference and workshop on occasion of the official launch of the Ranke.2 project, its teaching platform for Digital Source Criticism.
Thinkering
Climbing out of the ivory tower, jumping into society: some thoughts on public history

12 July 2018

written by :
Fabio Spirinelli

Climbing out of the ivory tower, jumping into society: some thoughts on public history

From 2 to 5 July 2018, I had the pleasure to participate in the Public History Summer School in Wroclaw (Poland). Not only was it an enriching experience for me, but it also pushed me to think more about the role of public history, its challenges and its opportunities.
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Digital histor(iograph)y and Scale (DhScale)

5 July 2018

Digital histor(iograph)y and Scale (DhScale)

Research seminar with Florentina Armaselu, research scientist at C²DH
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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.
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#Memorecord - une recolte des mémoires. Quelle est la valeur d'une histoire?

11 April 2018

#Memorecord - une recolte des mémoires. Quelle est la valeur d'une histoire?

Workshop animé par Anita Lucchesi, doctorante au C²DH, organisé dans le cadre de l'exposition d'Edmond Oliveira "Memória Episódika".
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8 February 2018

Hands-on Historical Investigations

Hands-on History session with Kristen Haring (Stanford University).
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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

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”.
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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.
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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.
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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?
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.
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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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