Current Visiting Fellows and Guests

  • Lexi Alexander

    South African Research Chair in Social Change; Director, Centre for Social Change; Professor of Sociology, University of Johannesburg

    Visiting Fellow
    (August – October 2018)
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  • Veronica Anghel

    PhD in Political Science, University of Bucharest

    Junior Visiting Fellow
    (January – December 2018)
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  • Rosa Balfour

    Senior Transatlantic Fellow, German Marshall Fund of the US; member, Steering Committee of Women in International Security, Brussels

    Europe’s Futures, Non-Resident Fellow
    (September 2018 – June 2019)
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  • Kristof Bender

    Deputy Chairman, European Stability Initiative (ESI), Berlin

    Visiting Fellow
    (December 2017 – December 2020)
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  • Muriel Blaive

    Advisor to the Director, in Charge of Research and Methodology, Institute for the Study of Totalitarian Regimes, Prague

    EURIAS Visiting Fellow
    (June 2018 – March 2019)
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  • András Bozóki

    Professor of Political Science, Central European University, Budapest

    Visiting Fellow
    (September – December 2018)
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  • Piotr Buras

    Head, European Council on Foreign Relations Warsaw office

    Europe’s Futures, Non-Resident Fellow
    (September 2018 – June 2019)
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  • Luke Cooper

    Senior Lecturer, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge

    Europe’s Futures, Visiting Fellow
    (September 2018 – April 2019)
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  • Doina Anca Cretu

    PhD in International History, Graduate Institute, Geneva

    Junior Visiting Fellow
    (October 2018 – February 2019)
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  • Mátyás Erdélyi

    PhD candidate in Comparative History

    Junior Visiting Fellow
    (October 2018 – February 2019)
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  • Anna Glazova

    Independent author, scholar, and translator, Hamburg

    Paul Celan Visiting Fellow
    (October – December 2018)
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  • Milan Hanyš

    Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Charles University, Prague; Researcher, Masaryk Institute, Czech Academy of Sciences

    Jan Patočka Junior Visiting Fellow
    (September 2018 – February 2019)
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  • Urszula Jabłońska

    Freelance journalist and non-fiction writer, Gazeta Wyborcza

    Milena Jesenská Visiting Fellow
    (October – December 2018)
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  • Erik Jones

    Professor of European Studies and International Political Economy, Director of European and Eurasian Studies, Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies

    Guest, Albert O. Hirschman
    (October 2018)
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  • Tim Judah

    Journalist and author; correspondent, The Economist

    Europe’s Futures, Non-Resident Fellow
    (September 2018 – June 2019)
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  • Aditya Kakati

    PhD candidate in International History, Anthropology and Sociology of Development, Graduate Institute, Geneva; Albert Gallatin Fellow in International Affairs, Princeton University

    Junior Visiting Fellow
    (September - December 2018)
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  • Gerald Knaus

    Founding chairman, European Stability Initiative (ESI)

    Europe’s Futures, Non-Resident Fellow
    (September 2018 – June 2019)
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  • Kateřina Kočí

    Associate researcher, Charles University, Prague

    Jan Patočka Junior Visiting Fellow
    (September – November 2018)
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  • Piotr Kubasiak

    PhD candidate in Catholic Theology, University of Vienna; Research Assistant, “Akademie am Dom”, Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Vienna

    Krzyzstof Michalski Junior Visiting Fellow
    (May – November 2018)
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  • Lys Kulamadayil

    PhD in International Law, Graduate Institute, Geneva

    Junior Visiting Fellow
    (September – December 2018)
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  • Stefan Lehne

    Visiting Scholar, Carnegie Europe; lecturer, Diplomatic Academy of Vienna

    Europe’s Futures, Non-Resident Fellow
    (September 2018 – June 2019)
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  • Irina Marin

    PhD in History, University of Leicester, Stanley Burton Centre for Holocaust and Genocide Studies

    EURIAS Junior Visiting Fellow
    (September 2018 – June 2019)
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  • Ana Miškovska Kajevska

    PhD in Social Sciences, Department of Political Science, University of Amsterdam

    Junior Visiting Fellow
    (September 2018 – February 2019)
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  • Andrei Pleșu

    Philosopher, essayist, journalist, literary and art critic; founder, New Europe College, Bucharest

    Guest
    (October – November 2018)
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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.
    Deadline: January 11, 2019
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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: January 11, 2019
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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.
    Deadline: January 11, 2019
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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.
    Deadline: February 28, 2019
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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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