Martin Schürz

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

Albert Hirschman Visiting Fellow
(September – November 2017)

Project:

Vices and Virtues of the Rich—Emotional Legitimations of Wealth Concentration

My time at the IWM will be dedicated to work on a book manuscript that discusses  the manifold roles that emotions play in legitimizing the massive inequality of wealth that characterizes contemporary democracies. Emotions–either hidden or displayed openly–influence political and social discourses on wealth concentration. Charity and greed, envy and compassion, anger and shame all influence social perceptions of injustice. And some of these emotions stabilize existing levels of extreme wealth concentration.

Current Visiting Fellows and Guests

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    Political philosophy, University of Prague

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  • Sofie Bedford

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

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  • Yevgenia Belorusets

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  • Aspen Brinton

    Assistant Professor of Philosophy and International Studies, Boston College

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  • Artem Gergun

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    Junior Visiting Fellow, Ukraine in European Dialogue
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  • Kateryna Iakovlenko

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    (September - October 2017)
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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

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    (September 2017 – March 2018)
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  • Philippe Narval

    Managing Director, European Forum Alpbach, Vienna

    Visiting Fellow
    (September – 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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  • Monika Polit

    Assistant Professor of History, Warsaw University

    Paul Celan Visiting Fellow
    (July – September 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

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    (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 – December 2017)
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  • Stephen F. Szabo

    Executive Director, Transatlantic Academy (TAA), Washington

    Albert O. Hirschmann Guest
    (September 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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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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