Université de Fribourg

Religion and the Secular State in Switzerland

Pahud de Mortanges, René

In: Religion and the secular state : national reports, issued for the occasion of the XVIIIth Congress of the International Academy of Comparative Law, Washington, D.C., July 2010, 2015, p. 721-736

Université de Neuchâtel

Family farming and gendered division of labour on the move: a typology of farming-family configurations

Forney, Jérémie

In: Agriculture and Human Values, 2017, vol. 34, no. 1, p. 27-40

Family farming, understood as a household which combines family, farm and commercial activity, still represents the backbone of the world’s agriculture. On family farms, labour division has generally been based on complementarity between persons of different gender and generations, resulting in specific male and female spheres and tasks. In this ‘traditional’ labour division, gender...

Université de Fribourg

Tree-ring reconstruction of past debris flows based on a small number of samples—possibilities and limitations

Stoffel, Markus ; Bollschweiler, Michelle

In: Landslides, 2009, vol. 6, no. 3, p. 225-230

Tree-ring analyses have often been used in the past for the reconstruction of spatiotemporal patterns of previous debris-flow activity, often yielding very precise and extensive data for torrents where information on former activity was largely missing. Unless dendrogeomorphology is slated for multimillion Euro developments, the large sets of tree-ring series that are usually used in these...

Université de Neuchâtel

La politique des visas en Suisse

Kaenzig, Raoul ; Piguet, Etienne (Dir.)

Mémoire de diplôme universitaire : Université de Neuchâtel, 2009.

Un visa unique permet de voyager à travers toute l’Europe et depuis décembre 2008, la Suisse a rejoint cet espace de libre circulation des personnes. Cette communautarisation marque une transition importante pour la Suisse et constitue l’occasion de s’interroger sur les pratiques en matière de visas en fonction jusque-là. Ce mémoire offre un éclairage innovant sur ce pan encore...

Université de Fribourg

Evidence of response of vegetation to environmental change on high-elevation sites in the Swiss Alps

Keller, Franciska ; Kienast, F. ; Bensiton, Martin

In: Regional Environmental Change, 2000, vol. 1(2), p. 70

Climate change has in the past led to shifts in vegetation patterns; in a future, warmer climate due to enhanced greenhouse-gas concentrations, vegetation is also likely to be highly responsive to such warming. Mountain regions are considered to be particularly sensitive to such changes. In this paper we present an approach to assess the impact of climate change on long-term vegetation plots at...