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On Not Knowing: Reasoning with Uncertainty in Digital Literary Studies
Hoyt Long
Event date: Wednesday, 26 January 2022
Hour:  14:00 15:00
Place:  Online - Webex
Speaker: Hoyt Long

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European Commissioner inaugurates EDIC University of Luxembourg
Published on Monday, 20 January 2020
On 20 January 2020, the Europe Direct Information Centre (EDIC) University of Luxembourg was inaugurated by Nicolas Schmit, European Commissioner for Jobs and Social Rights.
Schumann's Eck - an interactive documentary
Schumanns Eck
Event date: Monday, 20 January 2020
Hour:  17:00 18:00
Place:  Maison du Savoir - Auditorim 3.010 Université du Luxembourg
The Internet and the European Market from a historical perspective
The internet and the EU market
Event date: Wednesday, 29 January 2020
Hour:  16:00 19:00
Place:  Black Box Maison des Sciences humaines
Speaker: Viviane Reding and others
Forum Z: Holocaust History and Memory
Forum Z Holocaust History and Memory
Event date: Wednesday, 05 February 2020
Hour:  17:00 20:00
Place:  Orangerie - Domaine thermal
How users and non-users still matter. New themes in STS research on user-technology relations.
DTU lecture series
Event date: Thursday, 20 February 2020
Hour:  14:00 15:30
Place:  Maison des Sciences humaines, 4th floor C²DH Open space
Speaker: Nelly Oudshoorn
His Master’s Vintage Voice: Experiments in Instantaneous Disc-Recording
Make a personal recording
Event date: Tuesday, 25 February 2020
Hour:  9:30 16:00
Place:  Maison des Sciences humaines Media Lab & DH Lab, 1st floor
Speaker: Sean Davies & Aleks Kolkowski
The Spatial Grammar of Borderlands
Hands on History
Event date: Wednesday, 26 February 2020
Hour:  14:00 15:00
Place:  Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History Maison des Sciences humaines- 4th floor
Speaker: Randy Widdis
What’s Digital About Digital History
Thomas Haigh
Event date: Thursday, 05 March 2020
Hour:  11:00 12:30
Place:  Maison des Sciences humaines, 4th floor C²DH Open space
Speaker: Thomas Haigh
Distant Viewing: Analysing Large Visual Corpora
Distant viewing
Event date: Thursday, 05 March 2020
Hour:  13:00 14:00
Place:  Maison des Sciences humaines, 4th floor C²DH Open space
Speaker: Lauren Tilton and Taylor Arnold
Thomas Cauvin joins the University with FNR ATTRACT fellowship
Thomas Cauvin Uni.lu
Published on Monday, 09 March 2020
The French national Thomas Cauvin, currently Professor of History at the University of Colorado and President of the International Federation for Public History, will join the Luxembourg Centre for...
COVID-19: Research Luxembourg is mobilising
Research Luxembourg
Published on Wednesday, 25 March 2020
Provision of equipment and specialised personnel, support for hospital staff, scientific studies
History in the Making: #covidmemory
Covidmemory Uni.lu
Published on Friday, 17 April 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic is an event whose historic dimension is immediately obvious to us. Comparisons with the Spanish flu at the end of the First World War and the very Western view that it is the...
Forum Z online: Reading yesterday's news in the digital age
Forum Z impresso
Event date: Tuesday, 19 May 2020
Hour:  14:00 17:30
Place:  Online (Webex)
Mining ethnicity: Discourse-driven topic modelling of immigrant discourses in the United States, 1898-1920
Topic modelling seminar
Event date: Wednesday, 27 May 2020
Hour:  14:00 15:00
Place:  Webex platform
Speaker: Lorella Viola
Reassembling the Republic of Letters in the Digital Age: On Infrastructure, Tools & Methods, and Collaborative Scholarship
Hands on History
Event date: Wednesday, 17 June 2020
Hour:  14:00 15:00
Place:  Webex platform
Speaker: Thomas Wallnig
Creating and Visualising Datasets to Interpret American Religious History
Lincoln Mullen
Event date: Wednesday, 24 June 2020
Hour:  14:00 15:00
Place:  Online - Webex platform
Speaker: Lincoln Mullen
Does Blogging Make You a Better Academic? Writing Practices in Scholarly Blogs in the Humanities
Mareike König
Event date: Thursday, 25 June 2020
Hour:  14:00 15:00
Place:  Online - Webex platform
Speaker: Dr. Mareike König
Academic promotions announced
Published on Friday, 26 June 2020
The University of Luxembourg is pleased to announce the following academic promotions.
« 175 Joër POST » : l’histoire de la poste luxembourgeoise
175 Joer Post
Published on Tuesday, 30 June 2020
Immersion virtuelle dans le monde des timbres, du courrier, des télécommunications, satellites…et des hommes et femmes au service des citoyens luxembourgeois depuis 1842. 
EU Commission approved European Space University for Earth & Humanity
Published on Friday, 10 July 2020
The University of Luxembourg is a partner in the project “European University - European Space University for Earth and Humanity” (UNIVERSEH), approved by the European Commission under the Erasmus+...
Table ronde (streaming): les collections «Covid-19» au Luxembourg
Covid masks
Event date: Tuesday, 15 September 2020
Hour:  18:00 20:00
Place:  Streaming en direct via WebEx.
Online-Launch der virtuellen Ausstellung "Zeitschichten - Erkundungen eines Zwischenraums. Ostbelgien 1920-2020"
100 Jahre Ostbelgien
Event date: Sunday, 20 September 2020
Hour:  10:00 12:00
Place:  Online
Temporary History Lab: Become Part of History!
Temporary history lab
Event date: Saturday, 26 September 2020
Hour:  10:00 23-10 | 16:00
Place:  Annexe22
Online lecture: Collecting, analysing and visualising documents in the political domain
Kenney Nixon
Event date: Thursday, 01 October 2020
Hour:  14:00 15:00
Place:  Webex
Speaker: Sara Tonelli
The Werner Report, 50 Years On
The Hague Summit
Event date: Wednesday, 07 October 2020
Hour:  10:00 09-10 | 15:40
Place:  Belval Campus, Luxembourg City and Online
TEDxUniversityofLuxembourg 2020
Event date: Monday, 12 October 2020
Hour:  18:30 16-10 | 20:00
Place:  online
«Guide historique et architectural Esch-sur-Alzette» en réimpression
Published on Wednesday, 28 October 2020
Deux semaines seulement après sa publication, le «Guide historique et architectural Esch-sur-Alzette» est déjà en rupture de stock et seuls quelques exemplaires resten...
The University launches the Institute for Advanced Studies
Published on Wednesday, 11 November 2020
The University of Luxembourg has launched an Institute for Advanced Studies (IAS) with the aim to strengthen its interdisciplinary research. The IAS will further reinforce the University’s internat...
[Online event] Remixing History in a Mobile App
C²DHrResearch seminar
Event date: Wednesday, 18 November 2020
Hour:  14:00 15:00
Place:  Online - Webex
Speaker: Nicole Basaraba
Séminaire en ligne: «L'Europe, une chance pour les femmes? Le genre de la construction européenne»
LEurope, une chance pour les femmes?
Event date: Tuesday, 24 November 2020
Hour:  17:00 18:30
Place:  Online - Webex
Speaker: Anne-Laure Briatte (Sorbonne Université)
New Extractivism
Vladan Joler
Event date: Wednesday, 25 November 2020
Hour:  14:00 15:00
Place:  Online - Webex
Speaker: Prof. Vladan Joler
Public Covid-19 Collections and the Second Wave: History, Challenges, Gaps
Covid-19
Event date: Thursday, 26 November 2020
Hour:  14:00 17:00
Place:  Online - Webex
Rethinking the Histories and Legacies of Industrial Cities
Furnace Belval
Event date: Thursday, 10 December 2020
Hour:  9:00 11-12 | 15:00
Place:  Online - Webex
Five higher education institutions create UNIVERSEH
Published on Monday, 14 December 2020
“UNIVERSEH – The European Space University for Earth and Humanity”, an alliance of five higher education institutions, was officially launched in a virtual inauguration ceremony today. UNIVERSEH wa...
Making History Together: Public Participation in Museums
Public history in museums
Event date: Tuesday, 15 December 2020
Hour:  9:00 17:30
Place:  Online - Webex
Living with Machines: Digital Perspectives on the Industrial Revolution
Kaspar Beelen
Event date: Wednesday, 16 December 2020
Hour:  14:00 15:00
Place:  Online - Webex
Speaker: Kaspar Beelen
When will an algorithm identify a sleeping lion as an emblem of a vigilant ruler?
Sleepin lion
Event date: Thursday, 17 December 2020
Hour:  14:00 15:00
Place:  Online - Webex
Speaker: Hans Brandhorst
Journal of Digital History
Generative Art by Katharina Brunner
Published on Friday, 15 January 2021
The C²DH and De Gruyter Publishing Group are pleased to announce the creation of the Journal of Digital History.
Être juif durant WWII : Exposition « Between Shade and Darkness »
Published on Wednesday, 27 January 2021
Entre le 28 janvier et 25 février, l'exposition « Between Shade and Darkness » sur le campus de Belval raconte le destin de la population juive du Luxembourg dans les années précédant, pendant et a...
Pandemic Digital Archives, Metadata, and Ethics in a Post-Truth Age
Mark Tebeau
Event date: Wednesday, 27 January 2021
Hour:  14:00 15:00
Place:  Online - Webex
Speaker: Mark Tebeau
From digitised sources to digital data: Behind the scenes of (critically) enriching a digital heritage collection
Lorella Viola
Event date: Wednesday, 17 February 2021
Hour:  14:00 15:00
Place:  Online - Webex
Speaker: Lorella Viola
Towards critical web archive research
Anat Ben-David
Event date: Wednesday, 24 February 2021
Hour:  14:00 15:00
Place:  Online - Webex
Speaker: Dr. Anat Ben-David
Scholars as Bricoleurs: The Plurality of Digital Humanities
Scholars as Bricoleurs
Event date: Thursday, 04 March 2021
Hour:  17:00 18:30
Place:  Online
Speaker: Dr. Smiljana Antonijević
Successful virtual Open Day welcomes 2,500 guests
Published on Monday, 22 March 2021
More than 2,500 guests explored the University of Luxembourg during its Virtual Open Day on Saturday, 20 March. The vast majority of guests came from Luxembourg, representing 41%.
Wissenschaftliches Symposium „Geschichte der Burg St.Vith“
Burg St. Vith
Event date: Thursday, 25 March 2021
Hour:  9:00 15:00
Place:  Online - Webex
Book Launch „Material Cultures of Psychiatry“
Material Cultures of Psychiatry
Event date: Thursday, 25 March 2021
Hour:  10:00 11:00
Place:  Online - Webex
Big Data, Little Data, or No Data? Scholarship, Stewardship, and Humanities Research
Big data, little data, no data - Book cover
Event date: Thursday, 08 April 2021
Hour:  17:00 18:30
Place:  Online
Speaker: Prof. Dr Christine L. Borgman
A Migrant’s Story: Digital Archives, the Other, and the Wokeward Shift
Adam Crymble
Event date: Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Hour:  14:00 15:00
Place:  Online - Webex
Speaker: Adam Crymble
2020 Annual Report – now online!
C2DH Annual Report 2020
Published on Friday, 07 May 2021
This Annual Report provides a wealth of information about the Centre’s overall performance in 2020, with a particular focus on its research, publications, academic events and outreach activities.
Immigration et représentations sociales. Approches socio-historiques.
FLUXUS
Event date: Wednesday, 12 May 2021
Hour:  16:30 18:00
Place:  Online - Webex
Speaker: Piero-D. Galloro
Sound-writing machines and pneumatic gramophones: unearthing histories of use and tacit skills for the DEMA project
Aleksander Kolkowski
Event date: Wednesday, 19 May 2021
Hour:  14:00 15:00
Place:  Online - Webex
Speaker: Aleksander Kolkowski
'Sesame Street' and the transnational archive(s): digital, analogue, messy.
Helle Strandgaard Jensen
Event date: Wednesday, 26 May 2021
Hour:  14:00 15:00
Place:  Online - Webex
Speaker: Helle Strangaard
Different Cultures in Digital History
Digital History
Event date: Tuesday, 08 June 2021
Hour:  14:30 18:00
Place:  Online - Webex
Superstate or Tool of Nations? Rethinking the History of European Union
EU flag
Event date: Tuesday, 15 June 2021
Hour:  17:00 18:30
Place:  Online - Webex
Speaker: Kiran Klaus Patel
Collecting Craft Beer History at the Smithsonian
Theresa McCulla
Event date: Wednesday, 16 June 2021
Hour:  14:00 15:00
Place:  Online - Webex
Speaker: Theresa McCulla
Mainstream vs. marginal content in Web history and Web archives
Fourth RESAW conference
Event date: Thursday, 17 June 2021
Hour:  9:00 18-06 | 17:30
Place:  Online - Webex
Digitising Industrial Heritage
Belval furnace
Event date: Thursday, 17 June 2021
Hour:  18:30 18-06 | 15:30
Place:  Online - Webex
Remise du « Prix Paul Belche » à Dominique Santana
Prix Paul Bleche remis à Dominique Santana
Published on Friday, 18 June 2021
Le Rotary Club Esch – Bassin Minier a présenté son ‘Prix Paul Belche’, un don de 10 000 EUR, au C²DH pour soutenir le projet de recherche «A Colõnia Luxemburguesa» de la jeune historienne et réalis...
From Kinora to Small-Gauge: An Experimental Media Archaeological Approach to Early-Twentieth Century Home Cinema
Kinora viewer
Event date: Thursday, 24 June 2021
Hour:  14:00 15:00
Place:  Online - Webex
Speaker: Tim van der Heijden
Légionnaires: exhibition and rallye
Légionnaires
Published on Monday, 28 June 2021
The exhibition « Légionnaires » is the outcome of a collaboration between the University of Luxembourg/C²DH and the Musée Dräi Eechelen.
Journées d'étude: "Déposséder – dépossédé"
Déposséder-Dépossédé
Event date: Monday, 05 July 2021
Hour:  9:00 06-07 | 17:00
Place:  En ligne . Webex
The Representation of Borders in Industrial Films on the Saarland’s Heavy Industry (1931-2019)
Historic map Saarland
Event date: Wednesday, 14 July 2021
Hour:  16:30 18:00
Place:  Online - Webex
Speaker: Isis Luxenburger
Histories of Maintenance and Repair
Pol Aschman photo
Event date: Thursday, 02 September 2021
Hour:  10:00 03-09 | 16:00
Place:  Hybrid event Webex and Salle Germain Dondelinger Maison du Savoir 2, avenue de l'Université L-4365 Esch-sur-Alzette
New publication: Digital Roots
Digital Roots cover
Published on Tuesday, 14 September 2021
Volume 4 in the series 'Studies in Digital History and Hermeneutics' published by De Gruyter Oldenburg.
EU Council President C. Michel and PM Bettel visit the Schuman House
Published on Thursday, 16 September 2021
The University of Luxembourg hosted a visit of EU Council President Charles Michel and Prime Minister of Luxembourg Xavier Bettel at the Schuman house, birthplace of Robert Schuman, founding father...
The European Union Pavilions in World Expos between 1958 and 2010
European Union Pavilion at World Expo 1958
Event date: Tuesday, 21 September 2021
Hour:  17:00 18:30
Place:  Online - Webex
Speaker: Anastasia Remes
Public History in der Lehre
Public History in der Lehre
Event date: Thursday, 23 September 2021
Hour:  14:00 24-09 | 13:00
Place:  Online
Eichmann in the Cold War - a DVD film project
DVD Cover Eichmann im Kalten Krieg
Event date: Wednesday, 29 September 2021
Hour:  14:00 15:00
Place:  Online - Webex
Speaker: Irmgard Zündorf
University launches a website for its Esch2022 projects
Published on Monday, 04 October 2021
In February 2022, the University’s hometown Esch-sur-Alzette will launch the European Capital of Culture 2022, under the leitmotiv REMIX. The University will support Esch2022 with eight diverse and...
Présentation de l’ouvrage «Quarantine-drawings on the virus that never went viral»
Quarantine by Georg Riesenhuber and Marco Gabellini
Event date: Saturday, 09 October 2021
Hour:  16:00 18:00
Place:  Librairie Alinéa
Speaker: Georg Riesenhuber & Marco Gabellini
Hybrid workshop: Zwangssoldaten, Malgré-Nous, Zwangsrekrutéiert?
Zwangssoldaten workshop
Event date: Thursday, 14 October 2021
Hour:  10:00 17:30
Place:  Maison des Sciences humaines and Webex 11 Portes des Sciences L-4365 Esch/Alzette
Forum Z: What is remembered lives. Mémoire de la Shoah à l'ère digitale
Forum Z: Mémoire de la Shoah à l'ère digitale
Event date: Monday, 18 October 2021
Hour:  15:00 18:00
Place:  Maison du Savoir Salle 3.370 2, avenue de l'Université L-4365 Esch-sur-Alzette
Presenting the Journal of Digital History
Journal of Digital History logo
Published on Tuesday, 19 October 2021
Write (Digital) History!
Intellectual and Material Practices of an Historian in the 20th Century: The Case of Gilbert Trausch
Gilbert Trausch library
Event date: Wednesday, 20 October 2021
Hour:  14:00 15:00
Place:  Online - Webex
Speaker: Renée Wagener & Wolfgang Freund
University history researcher distinguished at 2021 FNR Awards
Published on Friday, 22 October 2021
Three out of seven awards by the Luxembourg National Research Fund to acknowledge outstanding work in the area of research went to researchers from the University of Luxembourg.
L’accès aux archives publiques en France: retour sur les dernières évolutions
Raphaelle Branche
Event date: Wednesday, 27 October 2021
Hour:  14:00 15:00
Place:  Online - Webex
Speaker: Raphaëlle Branche
Rëm.xx: Rumelange, a post-industrial town and its cultural heritage revisited
House and workplace of artist Albert Hames
Event date: Tuesday, 16 November 2021
Hour:  17:00 17-11 | 18:30
Place:  Hybrid event: Webex and DH Lab (Maison des Sciences humaines)
Speaker: Giny Laroche
Peripherien im Zentrum. Schulbildung im Grenzland im Europa der Zwischenkriegszeit
Peripheries at the centre
Event date: Wednesday, 24 November 2021
Hour:  16:30 18:00
Place:  Online - Webex
Speaker: Machteld Venken, Karin Priem
The sound of change: The history of free radio stations
Published on Tuesday, 30 November 2021
Vitus Sproten receives an Excellent Thesis Award in Humanities for his PhD research.
L’essor de la sidérurgie luxembourgeoise du XIXe siècle au début du XXe siècle. Les conditions de développement technique et économique du Bassin Minier.
Usine ARBED
Event date: Tuesday, 30 November 2021
Hour:  17:00 18:30
Place:  Événement hybride: Webex et Salle Germain Dondelinger (Maison du Savoir, 17e étage)
Speaker: Jacques Maas
Participation and Public Interpretations: How to Navigate Multiple Historical Narratives in Museums?
People in museum
Event date: Monday, 06 December 2021
Hour:  18:00 07-12 | 17:30
Place:  Online - Webex
New book “Histoire de la justice au Luxembourg (1795 à nos jours)”
Published on Wednesday, 08 December 2021
The book was edited by the Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (C²DH) of the University of Luxembourg and was commissioned by the Ministry of Justice. It is published in French and reviews...
Construire des politiques sociales dans un contexte frontalier: le cas des ouvrier·e·s belges dans le Nord de la France
Travailleurs frontaliers
Event date: Monday, 13 December 2021
Hour:  15:30 17:00
Place:  Online - Webex
Speaker: Dr. Claudine Marissal
New Headquarters of the International Federation for Public History
Belval Blast Furnace
Published on Tuesday, 11 January 2022
As of 1 January 2022, the University of Luxembourg has become the headquarters of the International Federation for Public History. This constitutes a new partnership to develop international resear...
On Not Knowing: Reasoning with Uncertainty in Digital Literary Studies
Hoyt Long
Event date: Wednesday, 26 January 2022
Hour:  14:00 15:00
Place:  Online - Webex
Speaker: Hoyt Long
ECREA Communication History Section Workshop 2022
ECREA workshop
Event date: Wednesday, 02 February 2022
Hour:  9:00 04-02 | 17:00
Place:  Maison du Savoir