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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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Corpus Vitrearum Medii Aevi

The project “Corpus Vitrearum Medii Aevi” is an international research project supported by all European countries exhibiting glass paintings as well as the USA and Canada. The project was initiated in 1952 on the grounds of the deteriorating condition of the glass paintings. The project's tasks are to set up an inventory and to document the medieval as well as the post-medieval glass paintings...

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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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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...

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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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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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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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infoclio.ch. Professional Portal for the Historical Sciences in Switzerland

Infoclio.ch was born from an initiative of the Swiss Historical Society (SSH) and of the Swiss Academy of Humanities and Social Sciences (ASSH).
Its objectives are to develop a digital infrastructure for the historical sciences in Switzerland, to coordinate the principal players and institutions, to increase the visibility of Swiss historical research in the digital context, and to facilitate...

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Islam in Bayern (Ad-hoc-Arbeitsgruppe)

The study on the living environments of Muslims in Bavaria, which began in November 2015, focuses on religion. However, it is broadly based, taking into account multiple identities and migration-related issues and problems such as language competence, education, ethnic characteristics and conflicts, communication cultures, general social debate with repercussions for Muslim communities, etc. It is...

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Novum Testamentum Graecum. Editio Critica Maior

Texts from the New Testament are preserved in their Greek original language in approx. 5500 manuscripts. It can be assumed that actually no copy is identical with another. Thus, the most important task of the text research of the New Testament is the reconstruction of the text form, which was the starting point for the transmission. So far, the science had to use “Große Ausgaben” (big editions)...

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Ortsnamen zwischen Rhein und Elbe. Onomastik im europäischen Raum

The aim of the project is to record all older place names of the federal state of Bremen, the federal state of Lower Saxony and the Westphalian part of the federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia, additionally, to compile the historical tradition, to present explanations of names made in previous research and to present its own interpretation. The project is carried by the Göttingen Academy of...

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Schweizerisches Idiotikon – Wörterbuch der schweizerdeutschen Sprache

The Swiss Idioticon is an institute for the research and documentation of the German language and its dialects in Switzerland. Its main task is the development of the dictionary of the Swiss-German language (Swiss Idiotikon) in printed and digital form. This work describes Alemannic vocabulary in Switzerland from the late Middle Ages to the 21st century. It is the largest regional dictionary in...

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Vocabolario dei dialetti della Svizzera italiana

The Vocabolario dei dialetti della Svizzera italiana (VSI) (Vocabulary of the dialects of Italian-speaking Switzerland) was founded in 1907 on the initiative of Carlo Salvioni and joins the similar works dedicated to the other three linguistic regions of the Confederation, the Schweizerisches Idiotikon, the Glossaire des patois de la Suisse romande, and the Dicziunari rumantsch grischun, with the...

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