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Conference update

November 18, 2012


First, there’s a certain … kismet? In the fact that the maiden name of the CSUCI person coordinating our 2013 White Rose Conference is Lafrenz. Really! And it wasn’t even planned that way. On a related note, we’re hoping against hope that Traute Lafrenz can attend the conference. She’s 93, but at this exact moment, […]

You are our community!

November 11, 2012


Thursday, November 8, everyone associated with Center for White Rose Studies – friends, donors, fellow researchers, questioning students, interested bystanders, and board members alike – shared in an unexpected honor. We, all of us together, won the prize in the media category of Wharton Business School’s inaugural Social Media Leadership Award. I may have been […]

Making it better

November 10, 2012


After reading Social Media and History, what ideas do you have for Center for White Rose Studies? Brainstorm a bit here, think out loud. Right now, we have the following “portals” for our work on German resistance: This blog (CWRS), for general discussions. Project worktables, such as White Rose History III, that allow our community […]

Curating scholarship

November 10, 2012


If we are going to “do” this thing – if we are going to provide an open worktable with primary source documents in English translation for every archive project currently on our To-Do list, as well as all that are to come – we must figure out some ground rules. We’ve already defined the Ethics […]

Social media and history

November 10, 2012


The November 8 workshops associated with the Social Media Leadership Awards at Wharton Business School provided incredible food for thought. Knowledge@Wharton and Social Strategy1, along with sponsor Ernst & Young, brought together people who’ve been doing this much longer than I, whose insights forced me to think about what we’re doing, and how we can improve. Since […]

Questions about primary source documents?

November 4, 2012


We have posted information about primary source documents – both specific to German resistance, as well as notes regarding what differentiates primary sources from secondary sources – on our Web site. If you have any questions on this topic, please ask away! This is meant to be a place to learn together. Need more information? […]