Category: 20th / 21st century

15. March 2019

20th / 21st century | Society

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Scapegoat

Ob in der Frühzeit, im Mittelalter oder heute, die Gesellschaft braucht einen Sündenbock. Mit der Kanalisierung der Aggression auf ein einzelnes Opfer festigt die Gemeinschaft ihren Zusammenhalt.

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13. March 2019

20th / 21st century | Technology

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Swiss technology on the moon

Fifty years ago, humans walked on the moon for the first time. This epoch-defining achievement was made possible, in part, thanks to cutting-edge technology from Switzerland.

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8. February 2019

20th / 21st century | Politics

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War refugees: the Italians in 1914

For thousands of Italians living in France, Germany and Austria, the outbreak of the First World War meant getting out. They chose to flee through Switzerland.

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1. February 2019

20th / 21st century | Culture

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The creative lion tamer

If you stroll through Zurich, lions are everywhere. Many of them were created by Urs Eggenschwyler. He was often seen out for a walk with the real big cats.

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24. January 2019

20th / 21st century | Review

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Feeling the heartbeat of the museum

His idiosyncratic aesthetic has made film director Wes Anderson famous. Now, working with Juma Malouf, he has set up an exhibition at the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna. The result: a contemporary cabinet of curiosities.

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