History Jan 11
Deep in a swamp in the Russian republic of Tuva, SNSF-funded archaeologist Gino Caspari has discovered an undisturbed Scythian burial mound. All the evidence suggests that this is not only the largest Scythian princely tomb in South Siberia, but also the earliest - and that it may be harbouring some outstandingly well-preserved treasures.
Life Sciences - History Sep 29
Life Sciences - History

Thanks to an innovative technology for encoding data in DNA strands, two items of world heritage - songs recorded at the Montreux Jazz Festival and digitized by EPFL - have been safeguarded for eternity.

Environment - History Mar 27
Environment - History

For the first time, model calculations show a plausible way that fluctuations in solar activity could have a tangible impact on the climate.

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  • La Maison de l’Histoire est le pôle des sciences historiques de l’Université de Genève. Il s’agit d’un réseau interfacultaire de chercheurs dont le projet est centré sur l’analyse des savoirs. Les objectifs de la Maison de l’Histoire sont: la promotion de l’excellence et de la recherche, le soutien à la relève et la promotion du travail mené en histoire à l’Université de Genève. La Maison de l’Histoire pilote plusieurs projets de recherche.

Dictionaries, portals

  • The Historical Dictionary of Switzerland is an encyclopedia on the history of Switzerland that aims to take into account the results of modern historical research in a manner accessible to a broader audience. The encyclopedia is being edited simultaneously in three national languages of Switzerland: german, french and italian. It is published on paper and on the Internet. It will be finished in 2014.

  • The Swiss Diplomatic Documents is a project aiming to publish key documents on Swiss foreign policy. The project want to provide researchers and practitioners with the official sources in printed and digital form that they need to reconstruct and gain an understanding of the history of Swiss foreign policy. The DoDis Internet Database allows virtual access to a large number of documents which are available as digital source material. It also provides a wealth of information on Swiss and international personalities and organizations who were active in postwar foreign policy.

  • Infoclio is a professional portal of the historical sciences in Switzerland. Its main objective is to develop a digital infrastructure for the historical sciences in Switzerland and to increase the visibility of Swiss historical research in the digital context.

  • Swissvotes ist eine umfassende Datenbank für eidgenössische Volksabstimmungen. Sie enthält Daten zu allen Vorlagen seit 1848 und wird jährlich um die jüngsten Abstimmungen ergänzt.



  • Die Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Geschichte (SGG) ist die nationale Vereinigung zur Förderung der Geschichtswissenschaft und der historischen Bildung in der Schweiz. Sie fördert gesellschaftliche und wissenschaftliche Kommunikation und realisiert wissenschaftliche Editions- und Publikationsprojekte von gesamtschweizerischem Interesse. Die Website enthält Links zu den Instituten der Universitäten sowie zu den Studierendenvereinen und den Schweizer Geschichtsgesellschaften.