20 Jun 18:00, IWM library Universities are under threat in a number of countries both in and outside of the European Union. Panel participants will discuss the ways in which illiberal regimes in three countries (Hungary, Russia and Turkey) seek to ...
22 Jun 18:00, IWM library It has become a commonplace that we live in a “post-truth” era. Is “post-truth” just another chapter in the long history of propaganda, or does it represent a new phenomenon?
What we currently observe in public ...
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. Deadline: June 7, 2017 (4pm GMT)
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. 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
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
The Kremlin presented Ukraine with two options, both of which were mousetraps. Were Ukraine to allow Samoylova to enter the country, it would violate its own law and tacitly recognize the “Russian status” of Crimea. Were Ukraine to stick to the rule of law and ban her – and this is what happened – it would indirectly tarnish its image as a country that adheres to European values. Read more
There are dozens of stories and myths surrounding Bob Silvers: how he worked around the clock, with several shifts of young assistants struggling to keep up; or his Christmas morning or past-midnight phone calls to discuss ‘a dangling modifier’ or a semicolon that he felt should be changed to a full stop. However, the most apt characterization of him is that of the author who doesn’t write. Asked if he wrote at all, his answer was quick and emphatic: ‘No, I just edit." Read more
Wie kaum ein anderer Zeitschriftenmacher verstand es Robert Silvers, der legendäre Mitgründer des New York Review of Books, Autoren zum Schreiben zu bringen. Er selbst aber schrieb nie. Mit einer Ausnahme: 2009 erschien in Transit sein Essay „Dilemmas eines Herausgebers“. Wir drucken es hier anlässlich seines Todes am 20. März 2017 wieder ab. Read more
Fareed Zakaria’s “post-American world” may not be as benign as the author envisaged back in 2008. Other centers of power may follow Russia’s lead and start exploiting the cracks in the international order rather than engage in helping to patch them up. Read more
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 ...
From the Fellows
The Shipwrecked Mind / by Mark Lilla
A Majority of ‘Deplorables’? / by Jan-Werner Müller
China is Ready to Build Putin’s Firewall / by Irina Borogan and Andrei Soldatov
International Law and Multinormativity
Anlässlich seines 85. Geburtstags präsentiert das Heft eine Topographie des Oeuvres von Charles Taylor in Gestalt von Gastbeiträgen, in denen seine Wegbegleiter das philosophische Werk und bürgerschaftliche Engagement des großen Denkers aus ihrer persönlichen ...
[Знищення міста на ім’я Станиславів]
Translated into Polish by Halyna Petrosanyak
Paul Celan Visiting Fellow 2014
75 Jahre Massenmord am jüdischen Friedhof von Stanislau – das Massaker vom 12.10.1941 gilt heute als Beginn der „Endlösung“ im „Generalgouvernement“ –, ...
'Peace' is often simplistically assumed to be war's opposite, and as such is not examined closely or critically idealized in the literature of peace studies, its crucial role in the justification of war is often ...
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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