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Alexander von Humboldt-Forschung

The task of the Research Centre is to select the edition of the manuscript estate of the important explorer Alexander von Humboldt (1769 - 1859), the complete edition of his dependent publications, and the historical analysis of the scientific heritage. Extensive collections of copies of letters from and to Humboldt as well as of his travel diaries have been created for this purpose. These and…

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Année Politique Suisse

Since 1965, Année Politique Suisse (APS) has offered a precise, objective and concentrated account of developments in Swiss politics and society. We follow a political business from its launch to a possible referendum and its implementation, we report on important social controversies, synthesize practice-relevant studies and reports, follow groundbreaking court rulings, developments in the party…

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Burchards Dekret Digital. Arbeitsplattform zu Texterschließung und Wirkungsgeschichte früh- und hochmittelalterlicher Rechtskulturen

Ecclesiastical law had a lasting influence on Western and Central Europe until the 20th century and contributed fundamentally to the emergence of common European legal foundations. The ways in which these influences were transmitted are manifold and go back a long way. For it was not only since the 12th century - as is often claimed - that Europe developed into a unified area in many respects in…

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Christian Gottfried Nees von Esenbeck (1776-1858) - Briefedition

The historical significance of Christian Gottfried Nees von Esenbecks (1776 - 1858) lies in his scientific life's work as a botanist, zoologist and natural philosopher and in his committed socio-political effects. His life and work is in many ways a mirror of the scientific as well as the general history of the first half of the 19th century. Especially in his extensive correspondence lies the key…

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Corpus Vitrearum Medii Aevi

The “Corpus Vitrearum Medii Aevi Deutschland” (CVMA) is part of the international “Corpus Vitrearum”, which was founded in 1952 to document and scientifically develop the entire inventory of medieval stained glass in Europe as well as in museums in the USA and Canada. The project's tasks are to set up an inventory and to document the medieval as well as the post-medieval glass paintings and their…

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Data and Service Center for the Humanities

The DaSCH is a data and service centre for research data in the humanities, which the Swiss Academy of Humanities and Social Sciences has been operating since 2017 as a national institution in cooperation with the University of Basel. The central coordination office is located at the Digital Humanities Lab of the University of Basel under the direction of Prof. Dr. Lukas Rosenthaler. For the first…

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Deutsches Rechtswörterbuch

The comprehensive Dictionary of historical German (and West Germanic) Legal Language explains and illustrates legally relevant vocabulary from the beginning of German written tradition (around AD 400) to 1815. Its basis is formed by an archive of roughly 2.5 million word quotations.

A volume of the Dictionary comprises 5 double fascicles of 320 columns each. The fascicles appear on a yearly…

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Deutsches Wörterbuch von Jacob Grimm und Wilhelm Grimm. Neubearbeitung

The German Dictionary is a historical dictionary of the meaning of the New High German language. It contains the common German vocabulary from the middle of the 15th century to the present in alphabetical order. It was planned and started by the brothers Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, who are regarded as the founders of German studies. According to their imagination and model, the dictionary presents…

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Dicziunari Rumantsch Grischun. Nationales Wörterbuch des Rätoromanischen

The Institut des Dicziunari Rumantsch Grischun (IDRG), based in Chur, is the editor of the largest Romansh dictionary in Graubünden. It contains the entire vocabulary of all idioms and dialects documented from the 16th century to the present day, including the spoken language.

The DRG is one of Switzerland's four national dictionaries. The other institutes are located in Zurich (Idiotikon;…

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Digitales Familiennamenwörterbuch Deutschlands

At the Academy of Sciences and Literature in Mainz and in cooperation with the Technical University of Darmstadt, a digital dictionary of surnames is being developed. For the first time, this dictionary records all currently existing family names Germany (also foreign names) lexicographically, maps them and etymologizes them with the help of maps.

Previous dictionaries of surnames record only a…

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Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache. Das Wortauskunftssystem zur deutschen Sprache in Geschichte und Gegenwart

The DWDS dictionary is based on the six-volume “Wörterbuch der deutschen Gegenwartssprache” and on other sources, such as on parts of the “Großes Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache” published by the Dudenverlag. It provides the user with state-of-the-art spelling, pronunciation in form of audio files and a wide range of information on the form, usage and meaning of approximately 210,000 keywords.…

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Diplomatische Dokumente der Schweiz

The Dodis research centre is the independent centre of excellence for studies in the history of Swiss foreign policy and international relations after the establishing of the Swiss Confederation in 1848. Dodis provides foundational research in contemporary history in this field.

On its online database Dodis, the research centre offers access to a large selection of key sources in the history of…

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Enzyklopädie des Märchens

The Encyclopedia of Fairy Tales (EM) is a handbook on historical and comparative narrative research. It comprehensively presents the results of one and a half centuries of international research work in the field of folk narrative traditions in the past and present. The work focuses on the oral and literary narrative forms of Europe and the cultures influenced by Europe, but also endeavours to…

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Erschließung der Akten des kaiserlichen Reichshofrats

Over a period of three centuries - from the first half of the 16th century until 1806 - the imperial Aulic Council was one of the most important institutions of the Holy Roman Empire of the German Nation. As high court, supreme feudal house, administration institution of the imperial privileges and as political advisory body of the emperor the institution shaped the destiny of Central Europe in…

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Feuerbach-Gesamtausgabe

The purpose of the project is to create an edition of the collected works of the historian of philosophy and religious philosopher Ludwig Feuerbach (1804 - 1872). Especially through his criticism of Hegel, in his writing "Das Wesen des Christentums“ as well as the drafts for a "Philosophie der Zukunft" and his "Vorlesungen über das Wesen der Religion“ Ludwig Feuerbach has a lasting influence on…

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Fränkisches Wörterbuch

The aim of the project is the complete documentation of dialect vocabulary in the form of a database published on the Internet. The data material used for this purpose is primarily based on written surveys which took place from 1927 to 2001. In the editorial team, the semantic, grammatical, and etymological determination takes place. The original questionnaire material has been lexicographically…

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Georg Büchner: Sämtliche Werke und Schriften

This project aims to edit all of Büchner's surviving writings – including excerpts – in an critical manner based on the manuscripts or first editions, and will be published by the Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft Darmstadt. The documentary material on the genesis of his writings as well as on his life and early repception is completly reproduced. Further focal points are the documentation of the…

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Glossaire des patois de la Suisse romande

Since 1899, the Glossaire des patois de la Suisse romande (GPSR) has been an essential player in the promotion of the linguistic heritage of French-speaking Switzerland. Based in Neuchâtel, it is one of the four national Vocabularies of the Swiss Confederation. Like its partners in German, Graubünden and Ticino, its mission is to document as completely as possible the dialects of his linguistic…

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Grundlagen, Normen und Kriterien der ethischen Urteilsbildung in den Biowissenschaften

With the project “Grundlagen, Normen und Kriterien der ethischen Urteilsbildung in den Biowissenschaften – Referenzzentrum” the German Reference Centre for Ethics in the Life Sciences (DRZE) creates the scientific basis for a qualified bioethical discussion in a German, European, and International framework. For this purpose, the relevant interdisciplinary information, the social issues that have…

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