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See detailIWalk tours in Esch and Luxembourg city
Bronec, Jakub UL

Computer development (2020)

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See detailIWalk in Luxembourg: Jewish public history in forgotten places
Bronec, Jakub UL

Scientific Conference (2020, November 06)

The contribution will introduce the process of designing two IWalk tours with bachelor students in Luxembourg. The presentation will contain the digital source criticism and new perspectives of digital ... [more ▼]

The contribution will introduce the process of designing two IWalk tours with bachelor students in Luxembourg. The presentation will contain the digital source criticism and new perspectives of digital hermeneutics related to themes of individual stops. The students were divided into two working groups, with each group assigned to a different area. Group A was in charge of designing a virtual tour in Luxembourg City and group B created one for the town of Esch-sur-Alzette. The participants took pictures of current buildings and locations associated with Jewish war history and compared them with original historical photos taken before and during the war. The students were encouraged to reflect on how the appearance and function of certain buildings had changed over time. Besides critical analysis of all pros and cons, I will introduce MAXQDA, a tool for qualitative data analysis to be an invaluable assistant for easier pre-selection of interviews. From a methodological perspective, we were able to judge the relevance of interviews for our work. Students also learned to link different text passages to each other as well as to other documents, educational websites, images or geographical locations. When several students are working with one data set, it is important to create a clear system of memos, codes and intercoder agreements. For a comparative analysis, students used a unified thematic coding tree they had created themselves. The use of a common code book tree enables them to find thematic intersections in their work. The contribution will also demonstrate the purpose of pre-question and post-questions, which make users consider the content of each IWalk stop. [less ▲]

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See detailCVH Malach – Centrum vizuální historie Konference a workshop o novém přístupu a využití video databáze Fortunoff
Bronec, Jakub UL

in Marginalia Historica (2020), 10(1/2019), 164-167

On May 18, I took part in a very interesting workshop organized by the Malach Centre for Visual History at the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics of the Charles University in Prague. This exceptional ... [more ▼]

On May 18, I took part in a very interesting workshop organized by the Malach Centre for Visual History at the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics of the Charles University in Prague. This exceptional association provides local access to the extensive digital archives of the USC Shoah Foundation - the Institute for Visual history and Education (USC), the Refugee Voices archive of the Association of Jewish Refugees and the testimony collection of the Jewish Holocaust Centre in Melbourne. Nevertheless, the workshop focused on the newly incorporated Fortunoff Video Archive (FVA) that belongs to the category of long-awaited ingestion, and the path to get a licence was more than difficult. The archive represents a new source for all scholars including me, but in this short comment, I would like to critically point out to several minor drawbacks. [less ▲]

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See detailIWalk: Mapping Jewish Life with your Mobile – New ways of teaching Jewish history in Luxembourg
Bronec, Jakub UL

Article for general public (2020)

Developed by USC Shoah Foundation – The Institute for Visual History and Education, the IWalk is an interactive educational program that connects concrete physical locations with memories of historical ... [more ▼]

Developed by USC Shoah Foundation – The Institute for Visual History and Education, the IWalk is an interactive educational program that connects concrete physical locations with memories of historical events that took place at those locations. It is currently concentrating on Europe and the US. People walking through the different tours use tablet computers to watch clips of Holocaust survivors and witnesses telling personal stories about the role of the locations in their experiences. The clips are drawn from their testimonies in the USC Shoah Foundation’s Visual History Archive. [less ▲]

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See detailThe MAXQDA and ethic commitments
Bronec, Jakub UL

Article for general public (2020)

The aim of this blogpost is to review data analysis software. None of the qualitative software (nVivo, Atlas.ti, Maxqda, dedoose.) actually "analyse" the data for you in the way that quantitative software ... [more ▼]

The aim of this blogpost is to review data analysis software. None of the qualitative software (nVivo, Atlas.ti, Maxqda, dedoose.) actually "analyse" the data for you in the way that quantitative software does. They are more applicable in systematically organising, coding, annotating, visualising, etc. rather than data analysis. In essence, the analysis is still the user’s burden, and the software only assists in managing and exploring the data. In particular, this software overlap quite heavily in terms of the features they offer, and most of their differences are in the "look and feel" of the interface. [less ▲]

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See detailCzechoslovak Jewish emigrants in the clutches of Luxembourg pre-war migration bureaucracy
Bronec, Jakub UL

in Malach Center for Visual History on its 10th Anniversary: Compendium of Papers of the Prague Visual History and Digital Humanities Conference 2020 (2020, January)

My contribution attempts to find answers to the following questions, among others: How did Luxembourg officials deal with Jewish refugees from Eastern European countries? Did the Luxembourgish authorities ... [more ▼]

My contribution attempts to find answers to the following questions, among others: How did Luxembourg officials deal with Jewish refugees from Eastern European countries? Did the Luxembourgish authorities distinguish or give priority to citizens of particular nations? Who was involved in the approval process? Who played the most active role and collected the most controversial information about Jewish immigrants? [less ▲]

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See detailKateřina Čapková – David Rechter, eds., Židé, nebo Němci? Německy mluvící Židé v poválečném Československu, Polsku a Německu [Jews or Germans? German-Speaking Jews in Czechoslovakia, Poland and Germany after World War II]
Bronec, Jakub UL

in Judaica Bohemiae (2020), LV(1),

The edited book ‘Jews or Germans?’ seeks to explore the post-war expulsion of the German minority, which did not involve only Nazi adherents and ideologists. To a certain extent, the entire process of ... [more ▼]

The edited book ‘Jews or Germans?’ seeks to explore the post-war expulsion of the German minority, which did not involve only Nazi adherents and ideologists. To a certain extent, the entire process of displacement should not be apprehended solely from national or ethnic perspectives with clearly defined categories. In this sense, the project aims to problematize the established view of Jewish emigration history. [less ▲]

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See detailFour Jewish stateless families between the millstones of Luxembourg authorities
Scuto, Denis UL; Bronec, Jakub UL

Scientific Conference (2019, November)

Our research, among others, attempts to find answers to the questions: How Luxembourg administration dealt with Jewish refugees who had lost their citizenship arriving to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg ... [more ▼]

Our research, among others, attempts to find answers to the questions: How Luxembourg administration dealt with Jewish refugees who had lost their citizenship arriving to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg from the East. Were there any particular differences between genders in the process of acceptance? Did Luxembourgish authorities distinguish or give priority to citizens of particular nations? [less ▲]

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See detailVideo Content Analysis
Bronec, Jakub UL

Presentation (2019, October)

The course will introduce to the new methods of VHA (Video History Analysis) applied on the Jewish society in Luxembourg. Students will learn how to use the new methods of using archival sources in ... [more ▼]

The course will introduce to the new methods of VHA (Video History Analysis) applied on the Jewish society in Luxembourg. Students will learn how to use the new methods of using archival sources in digital era. During the individual sessions, participants will use the intuitive video editing software on the online IWitness platform, which allow to edit and create their own video recordings. The course also provides an overview of using and editing historical photos, maps and personal documents as archival source. Students will be divided in two working groups and each group will work on different locations, e.g. Group A will be in charge of designing a virtual tour in Luxembourg city and eventually it will be up to them which interesting places they select on and how many stops they include. Group B will create alike in the city of Esch-sur-Alzette. Participants will capture on camera current appearance of buildings and locations associated with Jewish heritage for later comparisons with original photos. The training’s second part offers skills about making a video interview with contemporary Luxembourgish Jewish narrators. Students will learn how to create a short but comprehensive interview right in the streets where they will ask potential Jewish narrators about their memories of specific locations associated with the Luxembourgish Jewish community. They will also learn to compare their work with professional interviews conducted with various interviewees from different Jewish generations. After the training, the participants will collect, edit and upload relevant materials that result in the practical output in the form of the interactive online tour within the phone application (IWalk). [less ▲]

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See detailMaking sense of digital oral history
Bronec, Jakub UL

Presentation (2019, September)

Over the past three decades, oral history (OH) has been deeply transformed by the advent of digital technologies. The digital turn leads to growing number of online OH databases, resulting from “process ... [more ▼]

Over the past three decades, oral history (OH) has been deeply transformed by the advent of digital technologies. The digital turn leads to growing number of online OH databases, resulting from “process-oriented” projects (i.e., life story interviews conducted without specific research questions). Large amounts of such data have been deposited in archives, available not only for secondary analysis by researchers who did not participate in the initial data collection, but also for other social actors like teachers, educators, and documentarists. However, in order to use OH materials efficiently and meaningfully, it is important to understand how people make sense of such video recordings in social interaction. Fundamental questions thus emerge in regard to secondary analysis and practical utilization of archived audiovisual OH material, such as: What are the features of OH interview as a social object? What makes it meaningful and interpretable? How much do we need to know about the socially situated character of the interview in order to understand it properly? Is there “too little” or “too much” context in relation to OH? How do people make sense of OH interviews in social practice, and relate it to their broader historical knowledge? [less ▲]

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See detailJoint supervision – blessing and cursed paths of doing a PhD at two universities
Bronec, Jakub UL

Article for general public (2019)

As if doing a PhD at one university is not “difficult” enough, I opted for a cotutelle agreement between the University of Luxembourg and Charles University for my PhD project on Cultural and Educational ... [more ▼]

As if doing a PhD at one university is not “difficult” enough, I opted for a cotutelle agreement between the University of Luxembourg and Charles University for my PhD project on Cultural and Educational activities of the Jewish minority in Czechoslovakia and Luxembourg (1945 -1989). Since my roots are in the Czech Republic and Jewish history is very close to me, a jointly supervised thesis seemed like a clear choice. In fact, this was the first step on a tortuous road to a contract that was supposed to make my studies much easier and less stressful. [less ▲]

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See detailMUZEUM JAKO CESTA KE SMÍRU: Rozkol současné lucemburské židovské komunity
Bronec, Jakub UL

Article for general public (2019)

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See detailTransmission of Collective Memory and Jewish Identity in Postwar Jewish Generations through War Souvenirs
Bronec, Jakub UL

in Heritage (2019), 3(2), 1785-1798

The contribution includes a sample of testimonies containing the life stories of Jews born in the aftermath of World War II in two countries (Czechoslovakia and Luxembourg). At that time, Czechoslovak ... [more ▼]

The contribution includes a sample of testimonies containing the life stories of Jews born in the aftermath of World War II in two countries (Czechoslovakia and Luxembourg). At that time, Czechoslovak Jews were living through the era of de-Stalinization and their narratives offer new insights into this segment of Jewish postwar history that differ from those of Jews living in liberal democratic European states. On the basis of personal documents, photos, letters and souvenirs, the conducted interviews highlight an interesting way of maintaining personal memories in Jewish families and how this varies from one generation to the next. In my contribution, I am planning to illustrate the importance of these small artifacts for the transmission of Jewish collective memory. The case study aims to answer the following research questions: What is the relationship between the Jewish postwar generation and their heirlooms? Who is in charge of maintaining Jewish family heirlooms within the family? Are there any intergenerational distinctions in keeping and maintaining the family history? [less ▲]

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See detailŽidé, identita, domov a rodinné dědictví
Bronec, Jakub UL

Scientific Conference (2019, June 01)

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See detailRepatriation Efforts – Luxembourg State Policy Towards Jews during World War II
Bronec, Jakub UL

E-print/Working paper (2019)

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See detailŽidovský skauting během 2. světové války a v poválečném období v Československu a Francii
Bronec, Jakub UL

in Marginalia Historica (2019), 9(2),

Jewish scouting is a phenomenon that has not been properly investigated, even though Czechoslovak and French Jewish scouts used to work on hundred places in Czechoslovakia and France. Despite this fact ... [more ▼]

Jewish scouting is a phenomenon that has not been properly investigated, even though Czechoslovak and French Jewish scouts used to work on hundred places in Czechoslovakia and France. Despite this fact, we know very little about their membership, structure and roles. Besides the usual scout program, Jewish organizations in Czechoslovakia had something unique — Zionist education as a prerequisite for resettling their members in Palestine. This sociological phenomenon should be significantly paid attention, since first in history; scouting was seen as a wider base eligible to organize non-educational goals. Czechoslovak Jewish Scouting was in charge of preparing a young Jews to leave for Israel. On the other hand, Jewish French Scouts understood scouting as an organization, which enhanced an identification with the international Scout Movement. French Scout leaders did not undermine Jewish identity, but calls for stronger integration with the French nation. These tendencies were particularly evident in the French colonies (Oran and Tunis), where scouting largely replaced French civic education. Zionist ideas came out later together with Jewish immigrants from Eastern Europe. Until that time, the French scouts had been guided by the slogan "Servir le judaisme et la France!" (I serve Judaism and France). The paper aims to illustrate the distinctions in the concept of Jewish scouting in France and Czechoslovakia. It concisely describes the activities of the Jewish Scout groups during World War II. In addition, the study reflects the rebuilding of Jewish Scouting after the war, especially the relationship of surviving Jewish scouts to their former homelands. [less ▲]

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See detailTransmission of Collective Memory nad Jewish Identity in Postwar Jewish Generations through War Souvenirs
Bronec, Jakub UL

in International 26th annual CIDOC - ICOM Conference in 2018 (2019)

My contribution includes a sample of testimonies containing the life stories of Jews born in the aftermath of World War II in two countries (Czechoslovakia and Luxembourg). At that time, Czechoslovakian ... [more ▼]

My contribution includes a sample of testimonies containing the life stories of Jews born in the aftermath of World War II in two countries (Czechoslovakia and Luxembourg). At that time, Czechoslovakian Jews were living through the era of de-Stalinisation, and their narratives offer new insights into this segment of Jewish postwar history that differ from those of Jews living in liberal democratic European states. Based on personal documents, photos, letters and souvenirs, the conducted interviews highlight an interesting way of maintaining personal memories in Jewish families and how this varies from one generation to the next. In my contribution, I am planning to illustrate the importance of these small artefacts for the transmission of Jewish collective memory. My presentation showcases people widely referred to as the “second and third Jewish generation”, their attitude to current notions of Jewish memory and self-perception and their role in society. Some had to live under totalitarian oppression, others had to face a wave of Jewish Sephardic immigrants coming from overseas – and witnesses admit that the arrival of these newcomers often caused difficulties in Jewish communities. Small objects from the war, often displayed in their households, serve as a reminder of their roots and destiny, which should not be forgotten. This paper is a part of my broader research project examining distinctions and similarities in identity formation through generations of Czech, Slovak, French and Luxembourgish Jews, who grew up either under communism or in liberal Western Europe. The aim is to create an international virtual library and cloud storage, not only for professional educators but also for the public. [less ▲]

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See detailNegotiating the past, present, and future: The Luxembourgish Jewish Museum Project as a Process of Contested memory and imagined futures
Badder, Anastasia UL; Bronec, Jakub UL

Scientific Conference (2019)

There is currently a project underway to establish a Jewish museum in Luxembourg in a restored synagogue just outside the main city center. As this project unfolds, it provides a clear view into the ... [more ▼]

There is currently a project underway to establish a Jewish museum in Luxembourg in a restored synagogue just outside the main city center. As this project unfolds, it provides a clear view into the contestations and negotiations over meaning, representation, Jewishness, and the past, present, and future visions of community that arise in the development of a museum. Ongoing debates over which objects will be included in the museum, how they will be defined, how they will link to other sites of Jewish heritage around the city (through tours, performances, reference, etc.), as well as a hesitancy by many to donate family objects all point to issues around the construction of collective memory, communal cultural heritage, and multiple narratives of the past and how these are erased in the process of producing heritage as a series of museum objects. These debates also highlight concerns about how the contemporary community – which is multilingual, multinational, and multi-denominational – will be represented; in other words, who will be included in representations of the community and how will the contemporary community be defined, if at all? Finally, ongoing discussions around what will be emphasized or downplayed indicate the contested nature, not only of the past, but also of collective visions of the future as constituted through representations of heritage. In particular, negotiations over how to represent the Holocaust reflect a desire by some to fit the museum into developing narratives of cosmopolitanism, interfaith, and intercultural relations and a drive by others to represent family narratives and engage in a project ‘against forgetting’ in order to ensure a particular kind of future. And so, using this project as a case study, I seek to draw attention to the ways in which the construction of a heritage regime is at once a negotiation over narratives of the past, shared present identities, and collective visions of the future and the discourses and social processes at work within these debates. [less ▲]

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See detailXVII. ročník setkání historikù a příznivců orální historie na hradě Sovinci
Bronec, Jakub UL

in Marginalia Historica : Časopis pro Dějiny Vzdělanosti a Kultury (2019), 5(1), 245

Letošní ročník červnové konference v prostorách středověkého hradu Sovinec v Severomoravském kraji spojená s workshopem byla tradičně zaměřena na prezentaci právě probíhajících projektů realizovaných ... [more ▼]

Letošní ročník červnové konference v prostorách středověkého hradu Sovinec v Severomoravském kraji spojená s workshopem byla tradičně zaměřena na prezentaci právě probíhajících projektů realizovaných metodou orální historie. Účast na setkání byla podmíněna aktivním příspěvkem s délkou maximálně dvaceti minut. [less ▲]

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