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Heffernan, Valerie
Mythos Schweiz? Zur Konstruktion und Dekonstruktion des Schweizerischen in der Gegenwart
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Proceeding published: 1 Webpage URL: http://german.nuim.ie/documents/MythosSchweizProgramme.pdf Duration (in days):3 Estimated Attendance:30 Details: Swiss and international colleagues working on Swiss culture collaborated to debate some themes which are fundamental to Swiss nationhood: Neutrality, Democracy, Multiculturalism, Intercultural Exchange and so on. In particular, the conference sought to explore the impact that recent political and economic crises on the one hand and a growing internationalisation and globalisation on the other have had on the image of Switzerland, as reflected in the country’s literature.
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