History of Ideas, Philosophy

Competence Center »History of Knowledge« (ZGW)

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The ZGW is a scientific center of excellence of the ETH Zurich and the University of Zurich that aims to promote and coordinate cultural, historical and philosophical research and teaching on modern knowledge systems and knowledge societies.

The ZGW is a center for scientific research as well as a platform for public reflection on the role of knowledge in modern societies.

Consortium of Swiss Academic Libraries - Products

The Consortium of Swiss Academic Libraries makes an online-overwiew about his products (databases, e-books, electronic journals and other e-textes) with detailed informations available.

Library and archives of the World Council of Churches (WCC) - Online archives catalog

The database faciliates online researches in the holdings of the World Council of Churches archives.

Library and archives of the World Council of Churches (WCC) - Online inventories

The inventories of the following holdings of the library and archives of the World Council of Churches (WCC) are online available in the PDF format:

  • Archives of the World Council of Churches in formation (1938-1948)
  • Archives of the World Council of Churches, as from 1948 (Correspondence of the General Secretariat, Assemblies, Central and Executive Committees, Divisions, Departments, Secretariats and Programmes)
  • Faith and Order, from 1910
  • Life and Work, from 1925
  • World Alliance for Promoting Friendship through the Churches (1906-1948)
  • International Missionary Council (1910-1961)
  • World Student Christian Federation, from the end of the 19th century
  • Programme to Combat Racism
  • Ecumenical Commission for the Chaplaincy Service to Prisoners of War
  • Relations with the Roman Catholic Church
  • Christian Medical Commission
  • Consultation on the Church and the Jewish People (CCJP)

Library and archives of the World Council of Churches (WCC)

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The WCC libraries contain works concerning ecumenism, ecclesiology, mission studies, church history, interfaith dialogue, human rights etc. It also contains a collection of 1200 Journals (list of current periodicals). The library catalogue is a part of the Geneva RERO catalogue.

Printed books of the 15th and 16th centuries in Geneva, Lausanne and Neuchâtel (GLN 15-16)

GLN 15-16 is a bibliography of books published in the 15th and 16th centuries in the cities of Geneva, Lausanne and Neuchâtel, plus the city of Morges. As of that date, the database contains 4'732 entries.

International research centre about anarchism (CIRA) Online-Catalog

The Online-Catalogue allows to investigate in the holdings of the library and the archives of the International research centre about anarchism (CIRA).

International Research Centre about Anarchism (CIRA)

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The library includes 18'000 books and pamphlets, 4'000 periodicals titles, audio and video recordings, an iconographic collection (postcards, posters and other pictures), documentary dossiers as well as collections of pamphlets and other short-lived publications.

Swiss Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (SSECS)

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The society maintains the exchange of research projects, informs the public, promotes research and organizes events.

Codices Electronici Sangallenses (CESG) – Digital Library

The purpose of the "Codices Electronici Sangallenses" (Digital Abbey Library of St. Gallen) is to provide access to the medieval codices in the Abbey Library of St. Gallen by creating a virtual library. Each digitized manuscript is accompanied by the most recent available scholarly description.

Today, CESG forms one component of a larger successor project e-codices - the Virtual Manuscript Library of Switzerland.

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