From the trenches of the First World War to the university lecture halls: war invalids and POW students at ETH Zurich

From the trenches of the First World War to the university lecture halls: war invalids and POW students at ETH Zurich

Switzerland must have seemed like paradise to him. After one and a half years in POW camp in Germany, Jean Chopin, a twenty-five-year-old French infantryman, was allowed to leave for neutral Switzerland in the spring of 1916. Finally, after an interruption of almost three years, he was able to take up his academic studies again in the autumn of 1917. Read more

Ermordung eines Privatdozenten – Zum 25. Todestag von Hermann Burger (1942-1989)

Ermordung eines Privatdozenten – Zum 25. Todestag von Hermann Burger (1942-1989)

Wolfram Schöllkopf, Privatdozent für Glaziologie und deutsche Literatur an der Eidgenössischen Technischen Universität, flieht aus der Sitzung der Freifächerfakultät, der Abteilung 13 für Geistes- und Militärwissenschaften. Read more