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Museum of Art Lucerne - Collection Online

The Art Museum of Lucerne makes its collection accessible via an online databas. There are several ways to search the database:

  • Highlights: Timeline thourgh the collection
  • Works of the Artists including description and image
  • Artists with short biography
  • Collection Tours about the individual topics and the main focuses of the collection

1914-1918 Prisoners of the First World War - ICRC Historical Archives

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) makes archives regarding prisoners of the First World War available online. The belligerent countries provided lists of prisoners to the ICRC which created an index card for each prisoner. These cards can be searched online.
In addition to that, reports about the life in internment camps can be found online.

Center for Global Studies

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The Center for Global Studies (CGS) is part of the Walter Benjamin Kollegs of the Faculty of Philosophy & History of the University of Bern. It is a resarch center that addresses current and historical processes of the interweaving and disentangling of human areas of life over large geographical distances and different cultural contexts. The research interests of the center are aligned upon the political, social and cultural aspects of these developments, and on economic and environmental influences.

History of International Organizations Network HION

This platform aims at facilitating the exchange of information between researchers, archivists and other people interested by the work on the history of international organizations.
Upon registration, the platform gives access to the latest news, information about upcoming events, publications, and more.

Timeline of Historical Film Colors

Timeline of Historical Film Colors offers a database of historical film colours and documentation about its processes. The database contains more than 290 entries and connects historical and bibliographical information with primary resources from more than 400 scanned frames.

History of ITU Portal

The History of ITU Portal provides access to International Telecommunications Union (ITU)'s history with facts, figures, lists, dates, and a growing selection of digitized documents.​​​

Earthquake catalog ECOS-09

ECOS-09 (Earthquake Catalog of Switzerland 2009) is the current earthquake catalog of Switzerland. It integrates the following basic information:

  • The Macroseismic Earthquake Catalog of Switzerland, with events from AD 250, revised and supplemented to 2008;
  • Yearly reports of the Swiss earthquake commission since 1879;
  • Earthquake locations of the instrumental networks of the SED since 1975;
  • Supplemented by 12 earthquake catalogs from neighboring and international agencies.

swisspeace - Archives and Dealing with the Past

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The project Archives and Dealing with the Past provides support to actors in the field of transitional justice and dealing with the past related to the protection, preservation and management of human rights archives.

iconicarchive - Photographic Online Archive of Othmar Jaeggi

iconicarchive is a private project which aims at providing photos of private archives online. The thematic focus lies on archaeology with photos of archaeological sites, travels and objects within museums.

swissinfo.ch

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swissinfo.ch is the international service of the Swiss Broadcasting Corporation (SBC).

Since 1999, swissinfo.ch has fulfilled the federal government’s mandate to distribute information about Switzerland internationally, supplementing the online offerings of the radio and television stations of the SBC.

The online service offers a Swiss view of topics and highlights Swiss positions on international events and developments, while reflecting the view of Switzerland from abroad. swissinfo.ch‘s coverage focuses on politics, business, culture, society and research.

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