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Hands on History logo

14 June 2022

Undisciplined Histories of Maintenance

Hands on History talk with Andrew Russell, Dean, College of Arts & Sciences, SUNY Polytechnic Institute.
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Repair conference 2022

13 June 2022

Repairing Technology – Fixing Society?

International conference on 13-14 October 2022 at the Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (C²DH).
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Repair conference 2022

13 June 2022

written by :
Stefan Krebs

CfP: Repairing Technology – Fixing Society?

International conference on 13-14 October 2022 at the Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (C²DH).
Thinkering
THINKERING: Playful experimentation with digital tools

5 May 2022

written by :
Isabelle Voegeli

THINKERING: Playful experimentation with digital tools

Five years C²DH – Five ways of innovating and sharing history.
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REPAIR fanzine No 1

1 March 2022

written by :
Thomas Hoppenheit, Rebecca Mossop

First issue of the REPAIR fanzine out now

The first issue of the REPAIR fanzine which explores the topic of repair practices and opportunities in Esch-sur-Alzette, is now available.
Thinkering
Repair

18 November 2021

written by :
Thomas Hoppenheit, Rebecca Mossop

Workshop Report: Histories of Maintenance

The international workshop “Histories of Maintenance and Repair” brought together philosophers, anthropologists and historians of technology to discuss the implications of our repair studies.
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Repair

23 July 2021

International workshop: Histories of Maintenance and Repair

International workshop organised by the REPAIR project team.
Thinkering
Images of invisible traces: documenting and re-enacting an 18th century experiment

16 July 2020

written by :
Tim van der Heijden, Aleksander Kolkowski, Stefan Krebs, Andreas Fickers

Images of invisible traces: documenting and re-enacting an 18th century experiment

On 17-18 December 2019, the first workshop of the DEMA project - Doing Experimental Media Archaeology: Practice & Theory - project took place at the C²DH. For this workshop, specialists from the fields of media history, art history and the history of science were invited to share best practices and experiences in documenting hands-on and experimental research.
Thinkering
Exposition virtuelle Post Luxembourg

29 June 2020

written by :
Aurélia Lafontaine

175 Joer POST – une exposition virtuelle

En 2017, POST Luxembourg a célébré son 175e anniversaire en tant qu’institution nationale autonome. Voilà le point de départ d’une collaboration entre l’établissement public et le C²DH, visant la création d’une exposition virtuelle retraçant l’histoire des postes et des télécommunications au Grand-Duché.
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Exposition virtuelle Post Luxembourg

29 June 2020

written by :
Isabelle Voegeli

« 175 Joër POST »: l’histoire de la poste luxembourgeoise

Immersion virtuelle dans le monde des timbres, du courrier, des télécommunications, satellites… et des hommes et femmes au service des citoyens luxembourgeois depuis 1842.
Thinkering
Repairing radios: A hands-on approach to the history of technology

18 May 2020

written by :
Thomas Hoppenheit, Stefan Krebs, Rebecca Mossop

Repairing radios: A hands-on approach to the history of technology

Earlier this year the REPAIR team invited fellow historians and friends to their first hands-on workshop: Repairing old radios and sensing history.
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Lecture by Julianne Nyhan "New findings and new questions about the origins of Digital Humanities". Recording and interview.

12 May 2020

written by :
Noëlle Schon

Lecture by Julianne Nyhan "New findings and new questions about the origins of Digital Humanities". Recording and interview.

Lecture "New findings and new questions about the origins of Digital Humanities: on the state of the art of histories of the Index Thomisticus project of Fr Roberto Busa S.J." by Dr. Julianne Nyhan, UCL (London), and exclusive interview for the C²DH’s ‘New Horizons’ lecture series.
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Call for Papers: Workshop "Histories of Maintenance and Repair"

28 January 2020

written by :
Stefan Krebs, Rebecca Mossop, Thomas Hoppenheit

Call for Papers: Workshop "Histories of Maintenance and Repair"

We are calling for abstracts for our workshop on “Histories of Maintenance and Repair”, which will be held at the Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (C²DH) on 03-04 September 2020.
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The Internet and the European Market from a historical perspective

27 November 2019

The Internet and the European Market from a historical perspective

This conference, organised by the Robert Schuman Initiative for European Affairs with the support of the C²DH, aims to examine the relationship between the Internet, EU regulation and market integration from a historical perspective.
Thinkering
Decoding Europe – Technological Pasts in the Digital Age

2 July 2019

written by :
Florian Vetter, Aurélia Lafontaine

Decoding Europe – Technological Pasts in the Digital Age

From 27 June to 1 July 2019, the Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (C²DH) at the University of Luxembourg hosted the 9th conference of the Tensions of Europe network.
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Decoding Europe: Technological Pasts in the Digital Age

28 March 2019

Decoding Europe: Technological Pasts in the Digital Age

The 9th edition of the 'Tensions of Europe' conference will be hosted by the C²DH from 27-30 June 2019.
Thinkering
 Workshop on Histories of Maintenance, Repair, Reuse and Disposal

24 January 2019

written by :
Douglas Lambert, Stefan Krebs

Workshop on Histories of Maintenance, Repair, Reuse and Disposal

This report summarises a C²DH-hosted workshop concerning some undervalued and overlooked aspects of technology.
Thinkering
Experimental Media Archaeology featuring the Apple IIe

22 January 2019

written by :
Sytze Van Herck

Experimental Media Archaeology featuring the Apple IIe

During a research visit to the Media Archaeology Lab in Boulder (CO) participants experimented with the Apple IIe. They either played an educational game or wrote a letter on a computer from the 1980s.
Thinkering
Using Digital Tools to Generate Subtitles for a Radio Play

21 January 2019

written by :
Stefan Krebs

Using Digital Tools to Generate Subtitles for a Radio Play

This entry briefly describes how we generated English subtitles (using digital tools) for the binaural radio play "Glanz und Elend der Kunstkopf-Stereophonie" we produced in 2017.
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Histories of Technology’s Persistence: Repair, Reuse, and Disposal

6 November 2018

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

International workshop at the Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History.

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