25 Feb 10:00, IWM library In the past decade, many have spoken of the “crisis of democracy” due to the rise of populism in Europe, both in the East and the West, in the Union’s member states and in the ...
100 Jahre Bundes-Verfassungsgesetz04 Mar 18:00, IWM library In diesem Jahr wird das österreichische Bundes-Verfassungsgesetz (B-VG) 100 Jahre alt. Es gründete auf Verfassungskämpfen von 1848, übernahm Grundrechte von 1867 und stellte 1920 die Weichen für einen Aufbruch der jungen ersten österreichischen Republik in ...
08 Mar 11:00, Burgtheater Der internationale Frauentag ist eine gute Gelegenheit, um auch über Männer zu sprechen. Das lange gepflegte Ideal von Männlichkeit, das Stärke und Härte voraussetzt, ist längst nicht mehr gültig. Frauen wehren sich gegen die Ausprägungen ...
26 Mar 18:00, IWM library Not long ago, two prominent public intellectuals in Russia - a well-known pro-Kremlin analyst and the liberal thinker Yulia Latynina - wrote articles about Byzantium. Although their attitudes toward Byzantium were diametrically opposite to each ...
Call for Applications!28 Jun 10:00, Burg Feistritz IWM Summer School 2020
Call for Applications
A key to democracy’s resilience is its capacity to accommodate a diverse array of politics. Historically, democratic institutions and mechanisms have shown themselves to be compatible with a variety of ...
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. Read more
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. Read more
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. Read more
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. Read more
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. Read more
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. Read more
This year’s summer school will explore how different political parties and movements draw from and mobilize different sites of democratic legitimacy. We invite applications from humanities and social science PhD students, post-docs, and junior faculty. Deadline: March 22, 2020 Read more
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. Read more
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. Read more
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. Read more
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. Read more
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: April 19, 2020 Read more
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: February 1, 2020 Read more
Brave New Hungaryfocuses on the rise of a “brave new” anti-liberal regime led by Viktor Orbán who made a decisive contribution to the transformation of a poorly managed liberal democracy to a well-organized authoritarian rule ...
Mikhail Bakhtin: Selection of works: Discourse in the Novel, Forms of Time and Chronotope in the Novel, The Novel as a Literary Genre, From the Prehistory of Novelistic Discourse, The Bildungsroman and Its Significance ...
Kämpfe für eine gerechte Gesellschaft werden heute von einem sehr heterogenen Spektrum von durch neoliberale Austeritätspolitiken betroffenen Akteurinnen und Akteuren getragen. Zu ihnen gehören MigrantInnen, undokumentierte ArbeiterInnen, Arbeitslose und Obdachlose sowie Teile der Mittelschicht, deren ...
This book considers a movement within Russian religious philosophy known as "full unity" (vseedinstvo), with a focus on one of its main representatives, Pavel Florensky (1882–1937). Often referred to as "the Russian Leonardo," Florensky was ...
Der Brexit stellt einen Versuch dar, eine Insellage in einer globalisierten Welt wiederherzustellen, einen Anspruch, sich die Globalisierung selektiv anzueignen. Ist dieses risikoreiche Unterfangen der Leichtfertigkeit der britischen Politik geschuldet, oder machen sich daran wiederkehrende ...
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The Future of Democracy
Die Wiedererfindung der Nation / von Aleida Assmann
Unheil und Hoffnung / Vienna Humanities Festival
Brexit – Farce und Tragödie / von Ivan Vejvoda
Kontrolle vs. Kooperation: Das Brexit-Mantra ...
Focusing on state formation and the identity-geopolitics relationship, makes the case that the Balkans were at the forefront of European history in the century before World War I
This collection of essays places the Balkans at ...
In her book, Holly Case presents chapter by chapter, seven distinct arguments and frameworks for understanding the age. She considers whether it was marked by a progressive quest for emancipation (of women, slaves, Jews, laborers, ...
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. Read more
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? Read more
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. Read more
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