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Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History

The Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History is a research Centre of the highest academic excellence for the study, analysis and public dissemination of contemporary history of Luxembourg and Europe. It promotes an interdisciplinary approach with a particular focus on new digital methods and tools for historical research and teaching.

 

Mission

The interdisciplinary centre aims to perform as a key player in three interrelated fields of interest :

  1. The interdisciplinary centre aims to perform as a key player in three interrelated fields of interest :
  2. To serve as a national platform for the critical discussion and academic study of questions related to contemporary history of Luxembourg in a transnational perspective;
  3. To act as an international hub for the reflection on the methodological and epistemological challenges of doing history in the digital age;
  4. To function as a local mediator in the promotion of multimodal and digital literacy in academic research and teaching at Luxembourg University.

The Centre has thus a particular focus on digital methods and tools for doing innovative historical research and serves as a catalyst for innovative and creative scholarship and new forms of public dissemination and societal engagement with history in Luxembourg.

 

  • Andreas Fickers, Director
  • The interdisciplinary centre’s premises, Belval Campus