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History / Archeology - 18.06.2019
Illustrations and first accounts of the great discoveries (16th)
Illustrations and first accounts of the great discoveries (16th)
The Latin version of Théodore de Bry's Voyages is available on line in its entirety for the first time.

History / Archeology - 30.04.2019

Computer Science / Telecom - History / Archeology - 12.02.2019

Environment - History / Archeology - 23.10.2018
6,4 Million Euros for research into the birth of agriculture in Europe
6,4 Million Euros for research into the birth of agriculture in Europe
Media releases, information for representatives of the media Media Relations (E) An interdisciplinary team from the universities of Bern, Oxford and Thessaloniki was awarded a grant of 6.4 million euros from the European Research Council (ERC).

History / Archeology - Innovation / Technology - 05.07.2018
"I'm fascinated by how teaching human sciences will evolve"
Béla Kapossy is the new director of EPFL's College of Humanities. He will take up his duties on 1 August.

History / Archeology - Event - 17.05.2018
The Reformation and the Bolt from Above
The Reformation and the Bolt from Above
On 7 May 1572, the heavens opened over Zurich - after years of extreme weather conditions and crop failures - and a bolt of lightning struck the Grossmünster church, the epicenter of the Zurich Reformation movement.

History / Archeology - 16.02.2018
Time Machine in the running to become a FET Flagship
Time Machine in the running to become a FET Flagship
2018 will be a pivotal year for the Venice Time Machine project.

Environment - History / Archeology - 31.10.2017
Three ways to preserve a Neolithic site
Three ways to preserve a Neolithic site
An EPFL study commissioned by the Canton of Bern has come up with three possible ways of protecting the Sutz-Lattrigen archaeological site, which offers a rare insight into the lives of pile dwellers.

Physics - History / Archeology - 10.10.2017
From golden emperor to filled Buddha
With PSI's neutron beams, metal objects can be rendered transparent. This helps archaeologists not only to see what is hidden in their hollow spaces.

Life Sciences - History / Archeology - 20.09.2017
X-ray and neutron imaging for palaeontologists and archaeologists
The interior of fossils and artefacts that are hundreds, thousands and yes, sometimes millions of years old can be examined at two PSI research facilities. A conversation with Federica Marone and Eberhard Lehmann, who are opening a new view into the past with their methods. Ms. Marone, Mr. Lehmann  -  palaeontologists and archaeologists regularly come to you to look inside fossils and ancient objects with your non-destructive analysis methods.

History / Archeology - Earth Sciences - 20.06.2017
A Wooden Toe: Swiss Egyptologists Study 3000-Year-Old Prosthesis
A Wooden Toe: Swiss Egyptologists Study 3000-Year-Old Prosthesis
It is likely to be one of the oldest prosthetic devices in human history: Together with other experts, Egyptologists from the University of Basel have reexamined an artificial wooden big toe. The find is almost 3000 years old and was discovered in a female burial from the necropolis of Sheikh ´Abd el-Qurna close to Luxor.

History / Archeology - Architecture - 31.05.2017
The man with cities on his mind
The man with cities on his mind
Vittorio Magnago Lampugnani hasn't just written definitive reference works on urban planning and shaped a generation of ETH architects; he has also run numerous projects of his own.

History / Archeology - 02.05.2017
The stories of survivors and life after the Holocaust
The stories of survivors and life after the Holocaust
The «Last Swiss Holocaust Survivors» exhibition, which opens today at the ETH Zurich Archives of Contemporary History, tells the stories of how fourteen eyewitnesses survived the Holocaust and then went on with their lives.

History / Archeology - Environment - 06.04.2017
Prehistoric alpine farming in the Bernese Oberland
Prehistoric alpine farming in the Bernese Oberland
Media releases, information for representatives of the media Media Relations (E) The people in Switzerland were on the move in the High Alps and running alpine pastures 7,000 years ago and therefore much earlier than previously assumed. A study by the University of Bern that combines archaeological knowledge with findings from palaeoecology comes to this conclusion.

History / Archeology - Environment - 01.02.2017
Historical copper, trapped in ice
Historical copper, trapped in ice
South America's mining industry supplies half the world with copper. The world's largest mines are located in the Andes.

Architecture - History / Archeology - 19.01.2017
Bringing energy-hungry buildings up to date
Bringing energy-hungry buildings up to date
As buildings evolve from energy consumers to energy producers, architecture is seeing a major paradigm shift, with building renovations becoming a real challenge.

History / Archeology - Event - 28.11.2016

History / Archeology - 22.11.2016
Fifty years of the Archives of Contemporary History
Fifty years of the Archives of Contemporary History
What began as a student initiative has today become one of Switzerland's most distinguished archives.

Life Sciences - History / Archeology - 15.03.2016
Made in Zurich: The World's First Animal Encyclopedia
Made in Zurich: The World’s First Animal Encyclopedia
In the 16th century, Conrad Gessner set about the remarkable task of cataloging all animals of the then-known continents.

History / Archeology - Social Sciences - 23.02.2016
"The information about the site is very limited, but we still have the ruins"
"Analysis of historical urban development broadens our perspective on how urban spaces are shaped and deployed.

Art and Design - History / Archeology - 17.12.2009
Verschmähte Pracht
Zurich - University of Zurich Die Malerei gilt als Inbegriff der Kunst. Wandteppiche und andere textile Kunstwerke werden dagegen als zweitrangig wahrgenommen und wenig erforscht.