10 Dec 18:00, IWM library The purpose of this lecture is to take Karl Marx seriously as a philosopher and social critic, inquire about Marxist traditions that have been lost (and found), consider with the distance of two decades the ...
Some Comments on Political Discourse and Regime-Building in Post-Transition Hungary
The present situation in Hungary is a challenge for the model that has shaped the political life of Western Europe since WWII. The way the European ...
Since late October, Bulgarian students, demanding the resignation of the government, have occupied and blockaded lecture halls at universities in Sofia and beyond. The students' actions have come following more than four months of continuous ...
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 program, named after the eminent Bulgarian intellectual, writer and literary historian Tsvetan Stoyanov (1930–1971), awards fellowships to young Bulgarian researchers in the humanities and social sciences. 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, 2014 Read more
This program addresses junior and senior researchers in the humanities or social sciences, who are affiliated with a research institution in the region and pursue research on South-Eastern Europe. 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
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: February 15, 2014 Read more
This program, a joint initiative of 14 European Institutes for Advanced Study, offers fellowships to both early-career and experienced researchers, mainly from the humanities and social sciences. Read more
Opinions about time are varied because time itself has a history. Hence, thinkers of the past do not necessarily speak about the same time. But opinions are also varied among contemporaries, since some focus on ...
Wiener Reihe. Themen der Philosophie, hg. von Herta Nagl-Docekal, Cornelia Klinger, Ludwig Nagl und Alexander Somek, Bd. 17.
Es ist eine häufig übersehene These der Hegelschen Ästhetik, dass die künstlerische Arbeit ein Ort der Selbstverständigung einer ...
Wiener Reihe. Themen der Philosophie, hg. von Herta Nagl-Docekal, Cornelia Klinger, Ludwig Nagl und Alexander Somek, Bd. 16.
Was ist der Ort der Künste in der Gesellschaft der Gegenwart? Auf der Suche nach Antworten richtet sich ...
A recent Gallup poll listed the least-trusted professions in America. At the bottom of the list: car salesmen and members of Congress. It’s not hard to understand why our politicians rate so poorly — ...
Smak popio?ów, o dziedzictwie totalitaryzmu w Europie Wschodniej
Warsaw: Krytyka Polityczna 2013
In the tradition of Timothy Garton Ash’s The File, Yale historian and prize-winning author Marci Shore draws upon intimate understanding to illuminate the afterlife of ...
Modernization and globalization have not only aggravated existing social inequalities but have also produced new forms of inequality. The latter as well as their underlying causes lie at the core of the research area “Sources of Inequality”. Read more
There are different meanings in which we speak of the present age as “secular”. We sometimes refer to the fact that god or religion is no longer present in public life, or else we refer to the decline of belief and practice in our time. Read more
The recent collapse of Arab authoritarianism has demonstrated again democracy’s universal appeal. However, the central political paradox of our times is that while the democratic ideal reigns unchallenged, democracies face vigorous criticism almost everywhere. Read more
In the European Union of the twentyfirst century, history has placed a limit upon solidarity. Even as European integration has progressed in commercial, financial, and political terms, the member states of the European Union continue to educate their citizens in the spirit of the national narratives of the nineteenth century. Read more
In the wake of the 1989 revolutions, not only Eastern European but also Western societies have undergone profound institutional change. That change has been intertwined with simultaneous shifts caused by globalization and European integration. Read more
The Czech philosopher Jan Pato?ka (1907–1977) is considered one of the most important Central European thinkers of the twentieth century. Having studied with Husserl and Heidegger in Freiburg in the 1930s... Read more
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