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History - Literature - Jul 12
History - Literature
Since the 16th century, Basel has been home to a mysterious papyrus. With mirror writing on both sides, it has puzzled generations of researchers. A research team from the University of Basel has now discovered that it is an unknown medical document from late antiquity.
Life Sciences - History - May 10
Life Sciences - History

Leprosy is one of the oldest recorded and most stigmatized diseases in human history. The disease was prevalent in Europe until the 16th century and is still endemic in many countries, with over 200,000 new cases reported annually.

History - Literature - May 9
History - Literature

For 250 years, the extensive set of manuscripts and papers lay unnoticed in the University Library's basement.

Currently 6 Job in field History/Archeology.
Selected Jobs
Continuing education for scientists and academics
Transport »» 30.09.2018
DAS ETH in Verkehrsin-genieurwesen (DAS ETH VI) Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule Zürich, ETHZ
Continuing Education »» 30.09.2018
CAS ETH in Räumliche Informationssysteme (CAS ETH RIS) Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule Zürich, ETHZ
Innovation/Technology »» 31.10.2018
CAS ETH in Mobilität der Zukunft: Systemaspekte Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule Zürich, ETHZ
Medicine/Pharmacology »» 15.11.2018
CAS Klinische Pharmazie Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule Zürich, ETHZ

Research

  • 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.

 

Societies

  • 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.