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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  • 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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Publications

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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

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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Sustainable Food Consumption, Urban Waste Management and Civic Activism
3 BooksChristine Lutringer, Shalini Randeria

Sustainable Food Consumption, Urban Waste Management and Civic Activism

This special e-issue of International Development Policy focuses on practices and policies that link sustainable food consumption with challenges in urban solid waste management in one of India’s fastest growing metropoles, Bangalore. Home to the ...

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After Europe
3 BooksIvan Krastev

After Europe

In this provocative book, renowned public intellectual Ivan Krastev reflects on the future of the European Union—and its potential lack of a future. With far-right nationalist parties on the rise across the continent and the ...

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Heft 50: Ein Zeitalter wird besichtigt. 1989 revisited
TransitKlaus Nellen, Shalini Randeria

Heft 50: Ein Zeitalter wird besichtigt. 1989 revisited

Sommer 2017 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. ...

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Europa in der Falle
3 BooksClaus Offe

Europa in der Falle

Die Krise zeigt, wie unbedacht es war, einem heterogenen Wirtschaftsraum eine Einheitswährung zu verordnen, ohne ihn politisch zu einen. Die Eurozone ist nun gespalten in Gewinner und Verlierer. Der Süden ächzt unter dem verheerenden Spardiktat, ...

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IWMpost 120
IWMpost Archive

IWMpost 120

Contents 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 ...

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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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