By their very nature, museums of ethnography are part of a country’s cultural relations.
For a long time, Switzerland had been a country of emigration, its inhabitants leaving because of
By joining UNESCO in 1949, Switzerland not only became part of one of the agencies of the UN, but
Quite often, Rousseau was instrumentalised, reinvented and “helvetised” by Switzerland’s cultural
Pro Helvetia was founded in 1939 to join the struggle for the Spiritual Defence.
The architects and the renewal of cultural relations between Switzerland and Germany after World War II
After the war, the question of cultural relations with the German neighbour remained something of
Combining cultural and science diplomacy, the Swiss pavilion at the “Cité Internationale Universit
First and foremost, Pro Helvetia is a Board of Trustees, originally consisting of 25 members, and
During the summer of 1968, Switzerland took part in HemisFair in San Antonio, the first world’s f
The Swiss Institute in Rome is the first Swiss arts centre abroad.
Hugo Loetscher’s career as a writer and journalist eloquently illustrates the literary dimension of...
The painter René Auberjonois from Vaud is the first artist to benefit from a personal Pro Helvetia...
The Swiss-American Society for Cultural Relations (SASCR) was one of the organisations supporting and...
In 1977, the writer Etienne Barilier, born in the canton of Vaud in 1947, published Le Chien Tristan
Until the 1960s, Pro Helvetia rarely considered contemporary literature in its international activities.
In exhibitions organised abroad, the arts and the nation tend to get mixed up.