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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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A museum at your fingertips? Some thoughts on 3D tours of museums

7 June 2018

written by :
Fabio Spirinelli

A museum at your fingertips? Some thoughts on 3D tours of museums

More and more cultural institutions create virtual tours that allow visitors to explore the collections at home instead of actually visiting the institutions. In this blog post, I would like to provide some reflections on virtual tours, their usefulness and their limits.
Forum Z
Industrial heritage

2 May 2018

written by :
Karin Priem

Industrial heritage

This edition of Forum Z combined a public collection of photos, pictures and objects on industrial heritage with presentations by Luxembourg and international experts.
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La Maison de l’histoire européenne au défi du récit sur l’unité de l’Europe

16 March 2018

written by :
Étienne Deschamps

La Maison de l’histoire européenne au défi du récit sur l’unité de l’Europe

Impliqué pendant près de dix ans dans les différentes phases de développement de la Maison de l’histoire européenne à Bruxelles, Étienne Deschamps a partagé cette expérience unique d’histoire publique et son témoignage de praticien avec les participants du séminaire « Hands on History » organisé par le C²DH.
Event
Hands on History logo

8 February 2018

Mettre l'histoire de l'Europe en musée ? Expériences tirées de la Maison de l'histoire européenne

Hands-on History avec Étienne Deschamps (Archives historiques du Parlement européen)
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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.
Thinkering
Museums as places of shared authority and public debate

20 November 2017

written by :
Fabio Spirinelli

Museums as places of shared authority and public debate

Debates on the role of museums and their place in society are not new. Though museums have become more visitor-oriented over the past decades, a lot of potential remains unused. In this blogpost, I would like to discuss how museums can be places of "shared authority" and public debate.
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What happens when archives and research are transferred into the physical space of a museum? 'La Forge d’une société moderne' and other stories

11 July 2017

written by :
Karin Priem

What happens when archives and research are transferred into the physical space of a museum? 'La Forge d’une société moderne' and other stories

In this essay, I would like to reflect upon what happens when archival material and research are transferred into the three-dimensional physical space of a museum. A main focus will be on what happens when restored, digitised and partly retouched glass plates are framed and staged in a museum setting.