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 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.

    Deadline: November 20, 2017
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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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Heft 50: Ein Zeitalter wird besichtigt. 1989 revisited
TransitClaus Offe, Ivan Krastev, János Mátyás Kovács, Karl Schlögel, Krzysztof Michalski, Marci Shore, Mark Lilla, Timothy Garton Ash

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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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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Russia and the Western Far Right: Tango Noir
3 BooksAnton Shekhovtsov

Russia and the Western Far Right: Tango Noir

  The growing influence on the Western far right has been much discussed in the media recently. This book is the first detailed inquiry into what has been a neglected but critically important trend: the growing ...

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An Invitation to Reflexive Sociology
5 Paul Celan Translation Program

An Invitation to Reflexive Sociology

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 ...

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IWMpost 119
IWMpost Archive

IWMpost 119

Contents 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 ...

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On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century
3 BooksTimothy Snyder

On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century

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 ...

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Culture Class
5 Paul Celan Translation Program

Culture Class

[Clasa Culturală] 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 ...

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Gender Trouble
5 Paul Celan Translation Program

Gender Trouble

[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 ...

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