Current Visiting Fellows and Guests

  • Ivo Alebic

    Freelance translator, Osijek

    Paul Celan Visiting Fellow
    (January – March 2019)
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  • Ewa Atanassow

    Junior Professor of Political Thought, Bard College Berlin

    Józef Tischner Visiting Fellow

    (February – July 2019)
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  • Mykola Balaban

    PhD candidate in History, Ukrainian Catholic University, Lviv

    Junior Visiting Fellow, Ukraine in European Dialogue
    (December 2018 – May 2019)
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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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  • 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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  • Hubert Czyżewski

    PhD candidate in History, University of Oxford

    Józef Tischner Junior Visiting Fellow
    (February – June 2019)
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  • Mátyás Erdélyi

    PhD candidate in Comparative History, Central European University

    Junior Visiting Fellow
    (October 2018 – February 2019)
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  • Paweł Grad

    PhD candidate in Philosophy, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw

    Józef Tischner Junior Visiting Fellow
    (February – June 2019)
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  • Tobias Haberkorn

    Editor and Staff Writer, ZEIT ONLINE

    Milená Jesenska Visiting Fellow
    (February – April 2019)
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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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  • Geoffrey Harpham

    Senior Fellow, Kenan Institute for Ethics, Duke University, Durham

    Guest
    (February – March 2019)
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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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  • Gerald Knaus

    Founding chairman, European Stability Initiative (ESI)

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

    Reporter for Scena 9, Bucharest

    Milena Jesenská Visiting Fellow
    (January – March 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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  • Wolfgang Müller-Funk

    Professor of German and Cultural Studies; founding member, Arbeitskreises Kulturanalyse (AKA) and Forschungsforum Lukács im Kontext (FLK)

    Guest
    (February 2019)
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  • Andrii Portnov

    Professor of Entangled History of Ukraine at the European University Viadrina (Frankfurt/Oder), Director of the PRISMA UKRAЇNA Research Network Eastern Europe (Berlin)

    Visiting Fellow, Ukraine in European Dialogue
    (February - March 2019)
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  • Anastasiya Ryabchuk

    Senior lecturer, National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy

    Junior Visiting Fellow, Ukraine in European Dialogue
    (December 2018 – May 2019)
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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 Visiting Fellowship to a PhD candidate or a faculty member at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
    Deadline: March 17, 2019
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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.
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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.
    Deadline: February 28, 2019
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  • Eurasia in Global Dialogue Fellowships

    Scholars and publicists from the Eurasia region 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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