15 Mar 11:00, Burgtheater Democracy is in crisis. Citizens are deeply disillusioned with political and business elites. Many believe that more transparency would restore trust in democratic institutions and corporations as only informed citizens are able to hold politicians ...
It is with deep sadness that we inform you that Professor Elemér Hankiss, a prominent Hungarian scholar in human sciences and a long-time friend of the IWM, passed away on January 10. He was Visiting ...
The chief of Poland's diplomacy, Minister Grzegorz Schetyna, presented a high state distinction to the American historian Timothy Snyder, who is an outstanding scholar in the field of Central and Eastern European studies.
During the ceremony ...
Shalini Randeria was appointed IWM’s new Rector by the Institute’s Boards and will take office in January 2015.
Shalini Randeria is currently Professor and Chair of the Department of Social Anthropology and Sociology at the Graduate Institute ...
In memory and honor of its founding Rector, Krzysztof Michalski, the IWM has established a new fellowship program consisting of one senior and two junior positions in the fields of continental philosophy or religion. Read more
Scholars and publicists from Russia are invited to spend some months at the IWM in order to engage in a dialogue with the Institute's community and the broader publich as well as to develop or intensify their media presence in the West. Read more
Each year several PhD candidates and post-doctoral researchers who have been selected by the DOC, DOC-team and APART programs of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW) are offered research residencies at the IWM. Read more
The European Institutes for Advanced Study (EURIAS) Fellowship Programme is an international researcher mobility programme offering 10-month residencies in one of the 16 participating Institutes. Read more
This fellowship program is dedicated to commemorate Jan Patočka's name and work. It aims to foster research inspired by Jan Patočka’s thought and committed to his legacy. The fellowships enable Czech researchers to work on a project of their own choice. Deadline: March 9, 2015 Read more
The European Forum at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and the IWM jointly award one six-month Junior Visiting Fellowships to Ph.D. candidates in the humanities or social sciences from the Hebrew University. Read more
This program supports research on the intellectual, cultural, social and political legacies of Europe in the history of Ukraine. Doctoral and post-doctoral researchers from Ukraine are eligible to apply. Deadline: January 31, 2015 Read more
The Central European University (CEU) in Budapest and the IWM are jointly awarding fellowships to young researchers in the humanities and social sciences who are enrolled in a doctoral program at the CEU. Read more
To commemorate the Polish scholar, intellectual and politician Bronisław Geremek the IWM awards fellowships to Polish researchers studying Polish national heritage in the context of the European tradition. Deadline: February 15, 2015 Read more
The Paul Celan Fellowships support East-West, West-East and East-East translations of canonical texts as well as contemporary key works in the humanities, social sciences and cultural studies.
Deadline: February 28, 2015 Read more
This program offers experienced journalists time off from their professional duties in order to pursue in-depth research on a topic of their choice, which addresses issues of European relevance. Deadline: March 9, 2015 Read more
Im Memoriam Elemér Hankiss (1928-2015) veröffentlicht das IWM diesen Text aus dem Jahr 1993, der in der Zeitschrift Transit - Europäische Revue (Nr. 6) erschienen war und seither nichts an Aktualität verloren hat.
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A controlled crisis would give Russia bargaining tools and distract from Ukraine, says Ivan Krastev
Could the Balkans be the next playground for Vladimir Putin, the Russian president, and his politics of destabilisation? Angela Merkel recently floated the possibility. ...
interviewed by Tatiana Zhurzhenko
December 17, 2014
Kharkiv-based translator Zaven Babloyan is executive director of the Oko publishing house. He was born in Moscow and spent his childhood and teenage years in Luhansk and in Shchastia, a ...
Poczucie kryzysu demokracji wydaje się dziś powszechne – kłopoty integracji Unii Europejskiej, oligarchizacja polityki w USA, efektywność gospodarcza reżimów autorytarnych i rosnąca niechęć do tradycyjnych partii, liderów politycznych i samych państw sprzyjają wizjom schyłku świata ...
Translated into Czech by Jan Frei
Paul Celan Visiting Fellow 2014
Výbor z pozdních textů, v nichž se Voegelin silněji než ve svých dřívějších pracích soustředí na individuální zkušenost transcendence a její symbolizaci. Ústředním tématem jsou tedy na jedné straně ...
Translated into Makedonian by Katerina Josifoska
Paul Celan Visiting Fellow 2012
The Origins of Totalitarianism begins with the rise of anti-Semitism in central and western Europe in the 1800s and continues with an examination of European colonial ...
Translated into Polish by Michał Filipczuk
Paul Celan Visiting Fellow 2014
Judith Butler follows Edward Said's late suggestion that through a consideration of Palestinian dispossession in relation to Jewish diasporic traditions a new ethos can be forged ...
Modernization and globalization have aggravated existing social inequalities and produced new forms of inequality which, together with their underlying causes, lie at the core of this research focus. Read more
This focus explores the ways in which globalization impacts the relationship between religion and secularism, thus intertwining the perspectives of different cultures, religions and theoretical backgrounds. Read more
What are the causes of the current disappointment with democracy, and how will they affect the capacity of democratic societies to remain self-correcting? This focus offers a platform to discuss these fundamental questions. Read more