Wikipedia: Benelux Education Program/University of Luxembourg

Since 2011 multiple activities have taken place, involving a collaboration between editors of Wikipedia and the University of Luxembourg. Check out the following links for Wikipedia pages for a better overview of what activities are held within/with the university, which are part of the Wikipedia Education Program. . 2011 spring 2011 – around 10 biographies of historians Read more about Wikipedia: Benelux Education Program/University of Luxembourg[…]

Kunstkopf stereophony

Kunstkopf stereophony – Failure and Success of Dummy Head Recording: An Innovation History of 3D Listening This project studies the history of dummy head technology (Kunstkopf-stereophony) which was full of high hopes, disappointments, and late success. Presented in 1973 and praised for its true to the original sound event “super-stereo”-quality, contemporaneous commentators expected that the new technology Read more about Kunstkopf stereophony[…]


Individual research projects [PhD] Shaping a digital memory platform on migration narratives Shaping a digital memory platform on migration narratives: A public history project on Italian and Portuguese migration memories in Luxembourg The first portuguese migrants arrived in Luxembourg in the 1960’s and the 1970’s. © Unilu. This research aims at studying migration narratives in Read more about Projects[…]

Radio Luxembourg: The Virtual Exhibition

The virtual exhibition of the history of Radio Luxembourg / RTL is the result of a research seminar at the University of Luxembourg, curated by students of the Master in Contemporary European History under the supervision of Prof. Andreas Fickers. Did you know that the history of Radio Luxembourg goes back to the 1920? It was Read more about Radio Luxembourg: The Virtual Exhibition[…]

Digital History as Trading Zone

Digital History signifies a transition wherein digital methods are incorporated in historical research. Digital History thus introduces techniques developed by computer scientists or engineers into the practice of historians, so that we can speak of methodological interdisciplinarity.1 However, how digital methods affect the practices of History, in methodology as well as epistemology, remains unexplored. My PhD Read more about Digital History as Trading Zone[…]

PRIDE Doctoral Training Unit (DTU) on “Digital History & Hermeneutics”

The Doctoral Training Unit “Digital History & Hermeneutics” (DHH) is a four-year interdisciplinary research and training program funded by the Fonds National de Recherche (FNR). It is designed as a space of experiment in which different communities of practice and epistemic cultures – consisting of historians, philosophers, computer scientists, geographers, information and data scientists as well as experts Read more about PRIDE Doctoral Training Unit (DTU) on “Digital History & Hermeneutics”[…]


Andreas Fickers Andreas Fickers is the director of the Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (C²DH) and head of the DH-Lab. He studied history, philosophy and sociology and is currently Professor for Contemporary and Digital History and chair of the Association of Professors of the University of Luxembourg. He took his PhD in 2002 Read more about Team[…]

DHBenelux 2016 submissions

[originally posted on Max Kemman’s blog, on February 25, 2016] This year marks the third annual DHBenelux conference, which cycles through the Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg. The third instalment will be held in Luxembourg, and as part of the local organisation and programme committee I get the chance this year to look at all the submissions. Inspired Read more about DHBenelux 2016 submissions[…]

A digital platform for teaching digital source criticism

As of June 1st 2016 Dr. Stef Scagliola works as postdoc researcher at the Faculty of Language and Literature, Humanities, Arts and Education the University of Luxembourg, where she will be leading the development of a digital platform for teaching digital source criticism. This virtual environment has the objective to sensitize students and scholars to reflect on the Read more about A digital platform for teaching digital source criticism[…]