11 Jan 11:00, Burgtheater After the fall of the Iron Curtain in 1989 and the subsequent reordering of Europe, it seemed that a new era of stable and peaceful development lay ahead. In recent months, however, Europeans have experienced ...
Fotoausstellung von Anatoliy Babiychuk05 Nov 18:00, IWM
Die in den 1960er bis 1980er Jahren an Stadträndern entstandenen Garagenanlagen haben das Stadtbild der ehemaligen Sowjetunion maßgeblich und nachhaltig geprägt. Trotz einer genauen Normierung sind die Garagen äußerst individuell gestaltet worden.
Wie die Formen selbst, ...
Shalini Randeria was appointed IWM’s new Rector by the Institute’s Boards and will take office in January 2015.
Shalini Randeria is currently Professor and Chair of the Department of Social Anthropology and Sociology at the Graduate Institute ...
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
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
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 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
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
The European Forum at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and the IWM jointly award one six-month Junior Visiting Fellowships to Ph.D. candidates in the humanities or social sciences from the Hebrew University. Read more
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. Deadline: January 31, 2015 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
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. Deadline: February 15, 2015 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.
Deadline: February 28, 2015 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
interviewed by Tatiana Zhurzhenko
December 17, 2014
Kharkiv-based translator Zaven Babloyan is executive director of the Oko publishing house. He was born in Moscow and spent his childhood and teenage years in Luhansk and in Shchastia, a ...
Putin and Orbán want to be strong leaders of what are essentially weak countries. Their goal is not an ideological world revolution, but a game of outsmarting the West.
This year marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of ...
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 ...
Edited by Miroslav Beblavý, Ilaria Maselli, Marcela Veselková
János Mátyás Kovács, IWM Permanent Fellow, led a subsection of this major EU FP7-funded research project. His team of researchers examined the cultural construction of a ‘good job’ ...
The Soviet Union was the largest state in the twentieth-century world, but its repressive power and terrible ambition were most clearly on display in Europe. Under the leadership of Joseph Stalin, the Soviet Union transformed ...
Since the financial meltdown of 2008, political protests have spread around the world like chain lightning, from the "Occupy" movements of the United States, Great Britain, and Spain to more destabilizing forms of unrest in ...
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