Fellowships

  • Albert Hirschman Fellowships

    The Albert Hirschman Fellowship is given to distinguished senior scholars, who have contributed to re-framing some of the major questions in social sciences.
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  • Alexander Herzen Fellowships

    This program is open to doctoral and post-doctoral researchers in the humanities or social sciences from several districts of the Russian Federation.
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  • Bronisław Geremek Fellowships

    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.
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  • CEU Fellowships

    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.
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  • ERC Mentoring Initiative: Call for Applications

    Together with the Polish Academy of Sciences and supported by the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education, the IWM has established a mentoring initiative for applicants for European Research Council (ERC) Starting and Consolidator Grants in the humanities and social sciences from Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe. This mentoring initiative is addressed in particular to researchers in the areas of history, anthropology, political science, sociology, science and technology studies, as well as cultural and literary studies.
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  • EURIAS Fellowships

    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.
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  • Graduate Institute Fellowships

    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.
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  • Hebrew University Fellowships

    The European Forum at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and the IWM jointly award a six-month Junior Visiting Fellowship to PhD candidates in the humanities or social sciences.
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  • Jan Patočka Fellowships

    This fellowship program is dedicated to commemorate Jan Patočka's name and work. It aims to foster groundbreaking research in the Humanities and Social Sciences. The fellowships enable Czech researchers to work on a project of their own choice.
    Deadline: January 11, 2019
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  • Józef Tischner Fellowships
    for Polish and Polish-American Scholars

    In memoriam Józef Tischner, founding President of the IWM, fellowships are awarded to junior researchers from Poland and young Polish-American scholars.
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  • Krzysztof Michalski Fellowships

    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.
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  • Milena Jesenská Fellowships for Journalists

    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: January 11, 2019
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  • ÖAW Fellowships

    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.
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  • Paul Celan Fellowships for Translators

    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, 2019
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  • Russia in Global Dialogue Fellowships

    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.
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  • Ukraine in European Dialogue Fellowships

    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.
    Deadline: January 11, 2019
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Publications

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Pogroms et Ghetto: Les Musulmans dans l’Inde Contemporaine
3 BooksCharlotte Thomas

Pogroms et Ghetto: Les Musulmans dans l’Inde Contemporaine

En 2002 se sont déroulées dans l’État du Gujarat les plus graves attaques contre des musulmans qu’a connues la République indienne depuis 1947. 2 000 d’entre eux ont péri au cours des violences qui ont ...

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Perceptions of Society in Communist Europe: Regime Archives and Popular Opinion
3 BooksMuriel Blaive, Muriel Blaive

Perceptions of Society in Communist Europe: Regime Archives and Popular Opinion

Drawing on archival sources from Czechoslovakia, Poland, East Germany, Romania and Bulgaria, Perceptions of Society in Communist Europe considers whether and to what extent communist regimes cared about popular opinion, how they obtained their information, ...

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Populating No Man’s Land: Economic Concepts of Ownership under Communism
3 BooksJános Mátyás Kovács

Populating No Man’s Land: Economic Concepts of Ownership under Communism

This edited volume opening the new series Revisiting Communism: Collectivist Economic Thought in Historical Perspective focuses on the concepts of ownership, the cornerstone of political economy in Soviet-type societies. The authors’ main objective is to ...

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IWMpost 121
IWMpost Archive

IWMpost 121

Download Contents Europa im Eiskurs – Debating Europe Placebo oder Am Anfang war das Wort. Am Ende auch. / von Anna Baar Wie wird unsere Republik in 100 Jahren aussehen? Democracy in Question Europe’s Futures / by Ivan Vejvoda ...

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The Road to Unfreedom. Russia, Europe, America
3 BooksTimothy Snyder

The Road to Unfreedom. Russia, Europe, America

With the end of the Cold War, the victory of liberal democracy seemed final. Observers declared the end of history, confident in a peaceful, globalized future. This faith was misplaced. Authoritarianism returned to Russia, as ...

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Tomaten. Die wahre Identität unseres Frischgemüses. Eine Reportage
3 BooksAnnemieke Hendriks

Tomaten. Die wahre Identität unseres Frischgemüses. Eine Reportage

Mehr als sieben Jahre lang verfolgte die Journalistin Annemieke Hendriks den Lebensweg der Tomate vom Samen bis zum Supermarkt. Dabei reiste sie kreuz und quer durch Europa und geriet mitten hinein in die bizarre Welt ...

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War and Memory in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus
3 BooksTatiana Zhurzhenko

War and Memory in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus

This edited collection contributes to the current vivid multidisciplinary debate on East European memory politics and the post-communist instrumentalization and re-mythologization of World War II memories. The book focuses on the three Slavic countries of ...

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The Ukrainian Night. An Intimate History of Revolution
3 BooksMarci Shore, Marci Shore

The Ukrainian Night. An Intimate History of Revolution

A vivid and intimate account of the Ukrainian Revolution, the rare moment when the political became the existential What is worth dying for? While the world watched the uprising on the Maidan as an episode in ...

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Research

  • Decent Society

    Modernization and globalization have not only aggravated existing inequalities but have also produced new forms of inequality. This research focus maps not only the realities of injustice under conditions of multi-scalar governance and legal pluralism but also the potential of creating justice.
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  • Democracy in Question

    Globalisation, combined with new opportunities opened up by the digital revolution, have led to a radical questioning of democratic institutions, and sharpened tensions between national democracies and the global market. What then is the future of democracy?
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  • Europe’s Pasts and Futures

    The successful story of overcoming war, the divisions between East and West and the transformation from dictatorship to democracy paved the way for a reunited Europe. However, history also seems to have placed a limit upon solidarity in the EU of the 21st century.
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