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These Are a Few of My Favorite Things

February 16, 2014

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Fast approaching the 20th anniversary of the beginnings of our White Rose research (July 1994), sometimes it’s easy to feel a little blue about this work. Days when people who publish fluff bask in adulation for perpetuated legend, or those perplexing times when doors are slammed shut or brick walls erected around primary source documents, […]

The “how-to” behind WhiteRoseHistory.com

September 25, 2013

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WhiteRoseHistory.com represents the efforts of the Center for White Rose Studies to upload all primary source documentation into an online “database” – for additional research, as well as to support a more accurate version of White Rose resistance. It is fully searchable and permits the posting of questions or comments to each individual record. Currently, […]

Holocaust hashtags

September 22, 2013

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When people follow our Twitter feed, we try to acknowledge their support of our work by Tweeting a “welcome” message back to them. Usually that welcome message also includes a suggestion to contact us with any questions or suggestions. We want our readers to know that communication with us is a two-way street. Recently, a […]

You are our community!

November 11, 2012

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]