A Blog about History, Culture and Society

Tag: Contemporary History

Crossing the Imaginary Curtain: My Experiences in Prague

In October, I traveled to Prague for a workshop on the history of science and the Second World War. For the second time during my PhD, it was an opportunity to cross the imaginary iron curtain. The experiences during those days were undoubtedly insightful.

A research trip to Koblenz: archives, monuments, museums

My research sometimes leads me onto unexpected paths. My travel to Koblenz counts without doubt among them.

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.

Research notes #1 (January-February 2018)

Overall, the last weeks were busy weeks for me, but also rich in experiences and lessons. I would like to look back at two of them.

A tri-national event for transnational histories

In May 2017, the first edition of the tri-national doctoral school was organised in Saarbrücken, Germany, with the participation of three universities. The following blogpost is a report of the event with some personal reflections.

The long shadow of the Second World War: An overview of the debates of the last ForumZ

On 25 March, the Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (C2DH) organised another successful ForumZ, this time on the Second World War and research perspectives in this area. The event took place at the Centre national de l’audiovisuel (CNA) and could be followed via twitter with the hashtags #ForumZLu and #ShadoWW2.

A history of cultural policy in Luxembourg in the 20th century: Outline for a dissertation project

In this article, I will develop a first outline of my dissertation project on the history of cultural policy in Luxembourg, which would include a case study of a cultural institution.

Powered by WordPress & Theme by Anders Norén