Current Visiting Fellows and Guests

  • Sofie Bedford

    Researcher, Uppsala Centre for Russian and Eurasian Studies; Affiliated researcher, Swedish Research Institute in Istanbul

    Visiting Fellow
    (September – December 2017)
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  • Philipp Blom

    Author, translator, journalist and historian, Vienna

    Visiting Fellow
    (October 2017 – February 2018)
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  • Ivan Chvatik

    Czech Academy of Sciences, Director of the Center for Phaenomenological Research; Charles University, Prague

    Guest, Jan Patočka Program
    (November 2017)
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  • G. Daniel Cohen

    Professor of History and French Studies, Rice University, Houston

    EURIAS Visiting Fellow
    (October 2017 – July 2018)
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  • Jan Frei

    Research Fellow, Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague

    Guest, Jan Patočka Program
    (November 2017)
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  • Artem Gergun

    Junior Research Scholar, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv

    Junior Visiting Fellow, Ukraine in European Dialogue
    (September 2017 – February 2018)
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  • Zuzana Hudáková

    PhD candidate in International Relations and Political Science, Graduate Institute, Geneva

    Junior Visiting Fellow
    (November 2017 – March 2018)
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  • Dmytro Khuttkyy

    Head of e-Dem Lab, CID, National University of “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy”

    Junior Visiting Fellow, Ukraine in European Dialogue
    (July – December 2017)
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  • Ling Li

    Professor of Law, Vienna

    Visiting Fellow
    (September 2017 – March 2018)
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  • Ken’ichi Mishima

    Professor em. of Cultural and Literature Studies, University of Osaka

    Guest
    (November 2017)
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  • Philippe Narval

    Managing Director, European Forum Alpbach, Vienna

    Visiting Fellow
    (September – December 2017)
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  • Joachim Nettelbeck

    Former Secretary, Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin

    Guest
    (November – December 2017)
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  • Aurel Niederberger

    PhD in Political Science and International Relations, Graduate Institute, Geneva

    Junior Visiting Fellow
    (September – December 2017)
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  • Claus Offe

    IWM Non-Resident Permanent Fellow
    Professor of Political Sociology, Hertie School of Governance, Berlin

    October-November 2017
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  • Gleb Pavlovsky

    President, Center of Effective Policies; Member, Public Chamber of the Russian Federation; Editor-in-Chief, The Russian Journal, Moscow

    Guest, Russia in Global Dialogue
    (November 2017)
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  • Moishe Postone

    Thomas E. Donnelley Professor of Modern History and the College Center for Jewish Studies, University of Chicago; Co-Director, Chicago Center for Contemporary Theory

    Visiting Fellow
    (September 2017 – June 2018)
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  • Martin Schürz

    Head of Monetary Unit, Economic Analysis Division, Oesterreichische Nationalbank, Vienna

    Albert Hirschman Visiting Fellow
    (September – November 2017)
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  • Anton Shekhovtsov

    Visiting Fellow, Ukraine in European Dialogue
    (January 2016 – July 2018)
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  • Olena Styazhkina

    Olena Styazhkina
    Professor of History at Mariupol State University and Donetsk National University, Vinnitsa

    Guest, Ukraine in European Dialogue
    (November - December 2017)
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  • Gáspár Miklós Tamás

    Professor of Philosophy, Budapest

    Visiting Fellow
    (January – December 2017)
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  • Kylie Thomas

    Research Associate, Institute for Reconciliation and Social Justice, University of the Free State, South Africa

    EURIAS Junior Visiting Fellow
    (September 2017 – June 2018)
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  • Árpád Tóta

    Columnist, HVG, Budapest

    Milena Jesenská Visiting Fellow
    (September – November 2017)
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  • Viacheslav Tsyba

    Assistant Professor, Department of Political and Law Sciences, Nizhyn Gogol State University, Kyiv

    Paul Celan Visiting Fellow
    (November 2017 – January 2018)
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  • Indira van ‘t Klooster

    Editor-in-chief and founder, A10 New European Architecture, Hilversum

    Milena Jesenská Visiting Fellow
    (October – December 2017)
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Former Visiting Fellows and Guests

Since its establishment in 1982, the IWM has hosted more than 1000 Visiting Fellows (VF), Junior Visiting Fellows (JVF) and Guests. As a rule, we state the affiliation they had at the time of their fellowship.

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Fellowship Programs

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 groundbreaking research in the Humanities and Social Sciences. 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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