Swiss Journal for Religious and Cultural History

The Swiss Journal of Religious and Cultural History, formerly Journal of Swiss Church History (JSCH), was founded in 1907 and understands itself as a multilingual platform for religious and cultural history of all epochs. Since its foundation, it has always had a strong anchoring at the University of Fribourg.


 Digital archive

Our archives are available in open access on the platform e-periodica with a 12-month moving wall.

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Useful information for authors.

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 Call for Papers 2025

Theme «Materielle Kultur des Religiösen»

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Research Intern from April 2022 to July 2022

Madelief Feenstra was assisting Prof. Dr. Franziska Metzger and PD Dr. David Neuhold with preparations for a thematic issue of the JSCH on postcolonial religious memories. In addition, she worked on an individual research project in the framework of this thematic issue.

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General Assembly of 30 April 2022 in Aarau

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General Assembly 2024

Our General Assembly will take place on Saturday, April 13, 2024 in Bern, in cooperation with SAPA.

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Current issue

Diplomatic relations between the Swiss Confederation and the Holy See

Vol. 117 (2023)

Table of contents

Flyer of the SJRCH


Report 2019-2021


written by Prof. Dr. Franziska Metzger, Chief Editor
PD Dr. David Neuhold, Scientific collaborator