Legal Harmonization or Change in Regimes?29 Oct 18:00, IWM library Based on his book 'Fallout: Nuclear Diplomacy in an Age of Global Fracture' ( University of Chicago Press, 2014) Gregoire Mallard will discuss how Western states solved the tensions that existed between contradictory commitments contracted ...
Charles Taylor and Jürgen Habermas, two of the world’s most important philosophers, will share the prestigious $1.5 million John W. Kluge Prize for Achievement in the Study of Humanity awarded by the Library of Congress.
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. 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
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
The joint fellowship programme of the Graduate Institute in Geneva and the IWM supports PhD students and young doctoral graduates who would like to pursue research as Junior Visiting Fellows at the IWM. Deadline: October 31, 2015 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.
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. Read more
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
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 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. 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
This junior fellowship program aims to support the research of Ukrainian scholars who are completing or have recently completed doctoral studies in a Ukrainian institution of higher education. Read more
In order to understand Hungary’s response to the refugee crisis, one needs to think not so much about refugees as about Hungarian domestic politics. Consider this: during the Yugoslav civil war, Hungary welcomed thousands of ...
14. September 2015
Sofia, Bulgaria — COMMENTING on the flow of migrants making their way through Hungary to Austria and Germany, a Hungarian journalist told me recently: “We don’t have cities anymore. Only an extended railway ...
WHEN George Kennan wrote his famous “Long Telegram,” his 1946 letter to Secretary of State James F. Byrnes that laid the foundation for America’s containment policy against the Soviet Union, he mentioned Joseph Stalin just ...
The last world war began amidst a refugee crisis.
As the Nazi regime oppressed German Jews, neighbors such as Denmark refused to accept them. When Germany absorbed Austria, its Jews tried to flee. Some had Polish ...
In this epic history of extermination and survival, Timothy Snyder presents a new explanation of the great atrocity of the twentieth century, and reveals the risks that we face in the twenty-first. Based on new ...
Student Politics in Communist Poland tackles the topic of student political activity under a communist regime during the Cold War. It discusses both the communist student organizations as well as oppositional, independent, and apolitical student ...
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 ...
Lectures and Debates
Entrechtung & Verrechtlichung: Entpolitisierung der Demokratie? / von Shalini Randeria
IWM Lectures in Human Sciences / Report by Magdalena Nowicka
Jan Patočka Memorial Lecture / Tischner Debate
Change of the Guard
Three Photos / by János Mátyás ...
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 ...
Gastherausgeberin: Tatiana Zhurzhenko
Nach dem Scheitern der Orangen Revolution von 2004 schien die Ukraine abgeschrieben – bei den eigenen Bürgern und in der Welt. Doch von Ende 2013 bis ins Frühjahr 2014 protestierten Hunderttausende Ukrainer auf ...
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