Photo: Andreas Joos
Switzerland, 1944

Iso Camartin

Iso Camartin is a writer. He studied philosophy and romance languages, and was a researcher at Harvard and various Swiss universities. Between 1985 and 1997, he was Professor of Rhaeto-Romance Culture and Literature at the University of Z├╝rich. He wrote a number of books on European culture and identities, Im Garten der Freundschaft (2011) among them. Between 2000 and 2003, he led the cultural department of Swiss television, attempting to make high culture accessible to its viewers.

Published in

Journal Nexus

Nexus 58

Journal Nexus

Nexus 50

Europees humanisme in fragmenten. Grammatica van een ongesproken taal
Journal Nexus
2010 or Earlier

Nexus 42

Europees testament

Speaker at



Arts and Education

Living European Values

23 October 2004 09.00 - 17.00 Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik, Berlijn