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Switzerland Arts and Architecture in Antiquity and the Middle Ages

Switzerland Arts and Architecture in Antiquity and the Middle Ages

In Roman times, vast colonies and cities were born on the territory of the Helvetians where Roman influence was predominant. During the period of migrations and barbarian invasions, many settlements were transformed into fortresses (Basel, Lausanne, Chur, Zurich, etc.). Remarkable are the remains of monumental constructions (Augst theater, Windish amphitheater, Avenches walls), mosaics and paintings, sculptures and goldsmith findings (gold jewelry from Obfelden Zunnern, silver objects from Augst). Jewelery found in tombs (Basel, Historisches Museum) show relations with the contemporary…

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Switzerland Public Policy

Switzerland Public Policy

Current policy According to Digopaul, Switzerland is a country located in the region of Western Europe. Switzerland’s system of unity government guarantees stability. Nevertheless, the spirit of consensus has crackled under bitter contradictions in recent years. The right-wing Swiss Nationalist Party (SVP) has been pushing its immigration and EU hostile line hard and, through a 2014 referendum, put the country in a legally and politically uncertain relationship with the EU. The domestic policy debate has long been focused on SVP’s…

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