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2 datasets found

  • Carl Durheim’s police photographs of stateless persons

    Crime, criminal justice, Culture, media, information society, sport, Population, Social security, Work and income

    In 1852 and 1853 Carl Durheim, a pioneering photographer from Bern, was commissioned by the Confederation to photograph hundreds of stateless persons and travellers who had been...

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  • Geneva Conventions

    Legislation, Public order and security, Politics

    The first Geneva Convention “for the Amelioration of the Condition of the Wounded in Armies in the Field”, was signed 150 years ago, on 22 August 1864. The original document fro...

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