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„Geografe, nüme schlafe!“: Radikale Geographie in Zürich (1980–1990)

„Geografe, nüme schlafe!“: Radikale Geographie in Zürich (1980–1990)

In early summer 1980, radical geography students rallied around the slogan „Geografe nüme schlafe!“ („Geographers, stop sleeping!“) to take part in the radical youth movement that shook the city of Zurich at that time. These activist students confronted the professorate with their demands for a new curriculum.