Category: Society

17. January 2019

Protohistory | Archaeology

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Close the door!

The National Museum Zurich houses one of the oldest preserved doors in Europe. The Robenhausen door is more than 5,500 years old.

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7. December 2018

20th / 21st century | Politics

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Women on strike!

One hundred years ago, a quarter of a million people downed tools in the general strike. What role did women play in the three-day strike of November 1918?

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5. December 2018

20th / 21st century | Culture

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Toni Vescoli and the beatniks

Toni Vescoli was part of Zurich’s beatnik scene in the late 1960s. The musician looks back on his early days, when long hair was still frowned upon and guitar music was the work of the devil.

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31. October 2018

20th / 21st century | Politics

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For peace in a time of war

The outbreak of World War I took Switzerland’s pacifists by surprise. Nevertheless, they intensified their efforts to bring about peace in Europe.

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17. October 2018

20th / 21st century | Society

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Tripping

75 years ago, Swiss chemist Albert Hofmann experienced the first LSD trip in history. LSD has been changing our view of the world ever since.

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