Tales of Crime and Murder. Court cases in the archival collection of the National Archives in Luxembourg

The documents from the Luxembourgish justice authorities, especially from the "cour d'assise", tell stories about blood and thunder, murder and thieves, but also reveal stories about people, their personal histories, and their struggles in everyday life. Image 1: Drawing - Act of crime ANLux CT1112 Jean Z. - Accused of attempted murder, 1903  One night in … Continue reading Tales of Crime and Murder. Court cases in the archival collection of the National Archives in Luxembourg

Hunting for documents promising new insights into Luxembourg’s history.

What can the past tell us about the present and future? Nina Janz gives insights into her work as a Research Associate at the Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (C²DH) - interview with sience.lu (August 2019) Nina, you are digging through the history of 200 years of legal system, court practice and of the … Continue reading Hunting for documents promising new insights into Luxembourg’s history.