Author Archives: Marion Gollner

Europa, USA: Was ändert sich mit Trump?

Hochrangig besetzte Debatte im Burgtheater mit der Journalistin Alison Smale, dem Politologen Ivan Krastev, Regisseur Robert Dornhelm, STANDARD -Chefredakteurin Alexandra Föderl-Schmid, dem republikanischen Trump-Kritiker Jim Kolbe und der Carnegie-Analystin Judy.
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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 existential threats, and rejected reason in favour of myth. European history shows us that societies can break, democracies can fall, …
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Leben wir in revolutionären Zeiten?

Im Wiener Burgtheater diskutieren Agnes Heller, Philipp Blom, Karel Schwarzenberg und Hans Christian Ströbele zum Thema “Leben wir in revolutionären Zeiten?” Durch die Diskussion führt Alexandra Föderl-Schmid.
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Ivan Vejvoda Becomes a New Permanent Fellow

Europe is facing tremendous challenges. Liberal democracy is being put to the test both from within and from outside. In addition to the advance of populist parties and the rise of nationalist tendencies, exit plans – see Brexit – jeopardise the stability and future of the European project. To be able to treat the symptoms …
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Ivan Vejvoda

IWM Permanent Fellow
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Ivan Vejvoda

IWM Permanent Fellow
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Anton Shekhovtsov: Russia and the Western Far Right

The lecture discussed relations between various Russian actors (activists, politicians, organisations, media, officials, etc.) and the Western far right. It provided a historical perspective, discussing the pro-Soviet or pro-Russian views of particular Western far right activists, but its major focus is contemporary Russia.
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Time for a New European Security Dialogue?

In order to promote greater understanding and cooperation, it is time for a new dialogue about European security. What are the opportunities and risks, not least with a new American President? And what could be the role of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) under Austria’s Chairmanship in 2017?
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Martin Pollack: Ach Ukraine!

Der Vortrag eröffnete die konstituierende Sitzung der Österreichisch-Ukrainischen Historikerkommission und beleuchtete die Beziehungen zwischen Polen und der Ukraine aus der persönlichen Perspektive des renommierten Polenkenners.
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The Ethics of Care: Personal, Political and Global

[Etika péče: Osobní, politická a globální] Translated into Polish by Petr Urban Paul Celan Visiting Fellow 2013 The book introduces the ethics of care as a promising alternative to the dominant moral theories. The ethics of care can be seen as an approach rooted in a fundamentally relational view of human beings. It rejects the …
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