Fellowships

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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.
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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 31, 2021
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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 31, 2021
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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: January 31, 2021 
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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 for Application: January 31, 2021
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Publications

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Zwischen Existentialismus und Politik. Europa und Geschichte im Denken von Krzysztof Michalski
3 BooksPiotr Kubasiak

Zwischen Existentialismus und Politik. Europa und Geschichte im Denken von Krzysztof Michalski

Der polnisch-österreichische Philosoph Krzysztof Michalski (*1948 in Warschau; † 2013 in Wien) legte ein eigenständiges Zeitdenken vor und hat die Impulse seiner Philosophie im Aufbau des europäischen Projekts praktisch umgesetzt. Piotr Kubasiak untersucht in seiner Studie ...

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Minima philologic
5 Paul Celan Translation ProgramWerner Hamacher

Minima philologic

Werner Hamacher: Minima philologica. 95 tezisov o philologii za philologiiu, St. Petersburg: Ivan Limbakh Press, 2020. Translated from German to Russian to German by Anna Glazova Paul Celan Visiting Fellow 2018 These two texts by Werner Hamacher, the ...

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Der andere Anfang
5 Paul Celan Translation ProgramVladimir Bibikhin

Der andere Anfang

Vladimir Bibikhin: Ein anderer Anfang, philosophische Aufsätze, Berlin: Matthes  Seitz, 2020. Translated from Russian to German by Vera Ammer Paul Celan Visiting Fellow 2015 Vladimir Bibichin zählt zu den einflussreichsten russischen Philosophen des letzten Jahrhunderts. Seine Heidegger-Übersetzungen machten ihn ...

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Die amerikanische Krankheit. Vier Lektionen der Freiheit aus einem US-Hospital
3 BooksTimothy Snyder

Die amerikanische Krankheit. Vier Lektionen der Freiheit aus einem US-Hospital

"Es war schon viel zu leicht, in diesem Land zu sterben, bevor das Coronavirus in die Vereinigten Staaten gelangte. Unser stümperhafter Umgang mit der Pandemie ist das jüngste Symptom unserer Krankheit, einer Politik, die Schmerz ...

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The Postcolonial Age of Migration
3 BooksRanabir Samaddar

The Postcolonial Age of Migration

This book critically examines the question of migration that appears at the intersection of global neo-liberal transformation, postcolonial politics, and economy. It analyses the specific ways in which colonial relations are produced and reproduced in ...

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Tischner. Biografia
3 BooksWojciech Bonowicz

Tischner. Biografia

First complete biography of Joseph Tischner Written by Wojciech Bonowicz, Józef Tischner Visiting Fellow at the IWM in 2020 „Ktoś mi kiedyś powiedział, że jak Tischner wchodził do pokoju, to jakby się drzwi otwierały w człowieku. Drzwi ...

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Ist heute schon morgen? Wie die Pandemie Europa verändert
3 BooksIvan Krastev

Ist heute schon morgen? Wie die Pandemie Europa verändert

Ein Virus war nötig, um die Welt auf den Kopf zu stellen. Wie wird die Welt danach aussehen? Ivan Krastev, einer der wichtigsten Intellektuellen der Gegenwart, gibt Orientierung in Zeiten der Ungewissheit. »Es gibt Momente, in denen ...

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Research

  • Decent Society

    Modernization and globalization have not only aggravated existing inequalities but have also produced new forms of inequality. This research focus maps not only the realities of injustice under conditions of multi-scalar governance and legal pluralism but also the potential of creating justice.
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  • Democracy in Question

    Globalisation, combined with new opportunities opened up by the digital revolution, have led to a radical questioning of democratic institutions, and sharpened tensions between national democracies and the global market. What then is the future of democracy?
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  • Europe’s Pasts and Futures

    The successful story of overcoming war, the divisions between East and West and the transformation from dictatorship to democracy paved the way for a reunited Europe. However, history also seems to have placed a limit upon solidarity in the EU of the 21st century.
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