The year 2017 marks the 40th anniversary of Charter 77, the Czechoslovak declaration of human rights that played a pivotal role in inspiring opposition movements in Eastern Europe, ultimately leading to the fall of communism. ...
Dr. Harald Mahrer, Bundesminister für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Wirtschaft, und Lubomír Zaorálek, Außenminister der Tschechischen Republik, haben in einem Memorandum of Understanding eine engere Kooperation beider Länder in den Wissenschaften vereinbart. Das Memorandum beruht auf ...
Revolution!22 Sep 18:30, Karlsplatz Mit rund 3000 BesucherInnen bei 40 Veranstaltungen war das erste Vienna Humanities Festival im Herbst 2016 ein beeindruckender Erfolg. Dank der Unterstützung durch Sponsoren kann das vom Wien Museum und dem Institut für die Wissenschaften ...
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. Deadline: September 10, 2017 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
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
Translated into Ukrainian by Anastasiya Ryabchuk
Paul Celan Visiting Fellow 2011
This book offers a systematic and accessible overview, providing interpretative keys to the internal logic of Bourdieu's work by explicating thematic and methodological principles underlying his ...
From the Fellows
Intellectuals in the Age of Right-Wing Insurgency / by Andrew Brandel
We Need to Talk: Fostering Dialogue Between Russia and the West / by Walter Kemp
The Long Shadows of the Free ...
In the twentieth century, European democracies collapsed into fascism, Nazism and communism. These were movements in which a leader or a party claimed to give voice to the people, promised to protect them from global ...
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 ...
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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