research product . Lecture . 2021

Writing the Contemporary History of Europe: Old Concepts, New Tools?

Danescu, Elena; Itzel, Constanze; Douglas, McCarthy; Delepine, Ludovic; Deschamps, Étienne;
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  • Published: 24 Feb 2021
  • Country: Luxembourg
Abstract
Although the idea of Europe dates back to ancient times and was crystallised in the Enlightenment, the plan for European unification emerged in the second half of the 20th century as a consequence of an economic process based on a single market and a single currency. European integration is therefore a recent chapter in the history of Europe, one which has been written before our very eyes, but it remains fragmented into disparate national histories. In the 21st century, those writing the history of Europe find themselves confronted with a threefold challenge: they must meet the demands of the digital age, adjust to the paradigm shift within the historical disci...
Subjects
free text keywords: European History, European Unification, Digital History, Public History, Digital Methods and Tools, House of European History, Europeana, European Parliament, Archives of the European Union, Luxembourg, Teaching and Learning Digiral Methods, European Memories, EU Enlargement, Migrations, Shoha, Multiculturality, Digital Culture, : Political science, public administration & international relations [E08] [Law, criminology & political science], : Sciences politiques, administration publique & relations internationales [E08] [Droit, criminologie & sciences politiques], : History [A04] [Arts & humanities], : Histoire [A04] [Arts & sciences humaines], : Multidisciplinary, general & others [A99] [Arts & humanities], : Multidisciplinaire, généralités & autres [A99] [Arts & sciences humaines]
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