5. May 2014

Swiss Foreign Policy, 1970–1972: New Volume Out Now!

«The attempt to establish a newer and more suitable type of conditions for cooperation requires a fertile imagination, as well as sufficient time». These were the words of Paul R. Jolles, Head of the Division of Trade, on the upcoming negotiations with the EEC. «The trickiest problem will no doubt be the organising of Switzerland’s institutional collaboration in the integration process»

18. December 2013

Dodis Reloaded

The decisive step towards «Dodis 2.0» has been taken: in its continual efforts to renew the database, the research group of the DDS has brought together its front and back end technologies. Whereas so far, users only perceived small changes, «Dodis Reloaded» represents a definite milestone for the work of the research group.

5. October 2013

The birth of the «International Committee of Editors of Diplomatic Documents»

Photo: André Urech

From 1st to 5th October 2013, delegations from 5 continents came together for the 12th International Conference of Editors of Diplomatic Documents, which took place at the Palais des Nations, in Geneva. The high point of the Conference of Editors was the founding of the «International Committee of Editors of Diplomatic Documents».

4. October 2013

International Conference of Editors of Diplomatic Documents and Symposium «Diplomacy and Global Governance»

Preparations are running at full speed: The research group of the Diplomatic Documents of Switzerland is in the midst of organising the 12th International Conference of Editors of Diplomatic Documents and the International Symposium «Diplomacy and Global Governance».

19. June 2013
Press Review

Dodis in the FAZ

The renowned Frankfurter Allgemeinen Zeitung, also known as the FAZ, has published a review of volume 24 of the DDS, which covers the years 1967-1969. Its author, Horst Möller, was the Director of the Institute of Contemporary History Munich-Berlin up to 2011, and Professor for Modern and Contemporary History at the Ludwig-Maximilian University of Munich.

26. April 2013

Dodis 1.6 online!

The research group has come one step further in its continual updating of the Dodis database. Dodis 1.6 features a simplified 'search mask' as well as clearer and more precise entries to the database. In an effort to refine the look of Dodis, an icon for persons, organizations and geographical terms has been added: where already possible, a photo illustrates the names of figures of Swiss diplomacy


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