Revolution!22 Sep 18:30, Karlsplatz Bereits zum zweiten Mal versammelt das Vienna Humanities Festival führende Persönlichkeiten aus Wissenschaft, Kunst und Kultur zu einem ebenso konzentrierten wie inspirierenden Gedankenaustausch. Rund 40 Gespräche und Diskussionen verwandeln den Karlsplatz zwei Tage lang in ...
01 Oct 11:00, Burgtheater "Hier stehe ich und kann nicht anders." (Martin Luther)
Eigenverantwortung und Individualismus – das waren zwei wichtige Merkmale der Reformation. Sowohl theologisch als auch soziologisch gesehen. Wie steht es heute um das Stellung beziehen? Wofür beziehen ...
An interview with Shalini Randeria
Born in Washington D.C., Shalini Randeria studied psychology, sociology and social anthropology at the Universities of Delhi, Oxford and Heidelberg. Her research and teaching took her to Berlin, Zurich, Geneva, Paris ...
Politics and Democracy in Times of Uncertainty09 Oct 18:00, IWM library We are living in times of individual, political, economic and societal uncertainty. Europe is confronted with an unprecedented crisis, an internal self-questioning of the project itself manifested by the rise of nationalism and populism, coupled ...
Europe's New Strongman10 Oct 18:00, IWM library Through a masterly and cynical manipulation of ethnic nationalism, and deep-rooted corruption, Prime Minister Orbán has exploited successive electoral victories to build a closely knit and superrich oligarchy. More than any other EU leader, he ...
35 years ago, a group of young scholars founded the IWM as an Institute for Advanced Study in Vienna, wishing to foster the intellectual discourse between East and West in the Humanities and Social Sciences. ...
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. 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.
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
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. 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 public 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
Die erste Ausgabe von Transit erschien kurz nach 1989, in einem historischen Moment, der das Ende des Kalten Krieges markierte, Europa wiedervereinigte und für seinen östlichen Teil eine Wende zu Demokratie und Marktwirtschaft versprach. ...
Research at the IWM
Die Globalisierung hält Einzug am IWM / Interview mit Shalini Randeria
Dressing Right: Die Mode der „neuen Rechten“ / von Miloš Vec
Modern Tyrants in the Age of Trump / by ...
The growing influence on the Western far right has been much discussed in the media recently. This book is the first detailed inquiry into what has been a neglected but critically important trend: the growing ...
Translated into Ukrainian by Anastasiya Ryabchuk
Paul Celan Visiting Fellow 2011
This book offers a systematic and accessible overview, providing interpretative keys to the internal logic of Bourdieu's work by explicating thematic and methodological principles underlying his ...
From the Fellows
Intellectuals in the Age of Right-Wing Insurgency / by Andrew Brandel
We Need to Talk: Fostering Dialogue Between Russia and the West / by Walter Kemp
The Long Shadows of the Free ...
In the twentieth century, European democracies collapsed into fascism, Nazism and communism. These were movements in which a leader or a party claimed to give voice to the people, promised to protect them from global ...
Translated into Romanian by Alexandru Polgár
Paul Celan Visiting Fellow 2016
What makes a city successful today? Over the past few decades, artists – and more broadly, clusters of creative people – have become central to ...
[Vargas dėl lyties. Feminizmas ir tapatybės apvertimas]
Translated into Lithuanian by Rima Bertašavičiūtė
Paul Celan Visiting Fellow 2016
Arguing that traditional feminism is wrong to look to a natural, 'essential' notion of the female, or indeed of sex ...
This Research focus addresses the ambivalences of juridification, which parallel a judicialisation of politics at various scales along with growing legal activism and a judicialisation of politics from the local to the global scale. 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
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
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