The University of Luxembourg aspires to be one of Europe’s most highly regarded universities with a distinctly international and interdisciplinary character .
It fosters the cross-fertilisation of research and teaching , is relevant to its country, is known worldwide for its research and teaching in targeted areas, and is establishing itself as an innovative model for contemporary European Higher Education.
It s core asset is its well-connected world-class academic staff which will attract the most motivated, talented and creative students and young researchers who will learn to enjoy taking up challenges and develop into visionary thinkers able to shape society.
The Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (C2DH) is a research centre for the study, analysis and public dissemination of contemporary history of Luxembourg and Europe with a particular focus on digital methods and tools for doing innovative historical research.
It serves as a catalyst for innovative and creative scholarship and new forms of public dissemination and societal engagement with history.
The PhD students will be members of C²DH, the world’s largest research centre for digital history. The students will work under the supervision of Prof.
Dr Sean Takats as part of his Digital History Advanced Research Projects Accelerator (DHARPA) team of technicians and researchers in the humanities and social sciences.
DHARPA experiments with how technology can reshape the methodological underpinnings of history as a scientific discipline, and the team is currently developing a new digital platform for historical research along the lines of Prof.
Takats’s other projects, including Tropy and Zotero.
For further information, please contact : sean.takats uni.lu