19 Sep 18:00, IWM library In the fifth event of the series “Geopolitical Talks” IWM Permanent Fellow Ivan Krastev will talk with Ambassador William J. Burns, president of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, about America's changing role in the ...
The Institute for Human Sciences (Institut für die Wissenschaften vom Menschen, IWM), Vienna is an independent institute of advanced study in the humanities and social sciences. Together with the Polish Academy of Sciences (Polska Akademia ...
Unheil und Hoffnung28 Sep 12:00
Wir durchleben eine Zeit verketteter globaler Krisen. Die langgedienten Prinzipien rationaler Politik weichen zusehender Emotionalisierung; Demokratien scheinen sich angesichts autoritärer Regime selbst zu demontieren; ökonomische Ängste und Sorgen über neue Technologien und Automatisierung grassieren. Dreißig ...
Erinnerung, Identität und Gefühle15 Oct 18:00, ORF Radiokulturhaus, Großer Sendesaal Wir sind heute geneigt, ‘Nation’ mit ‘Nationalismus’ gleichzusetzen. Das ist naheliegend angesichts der verheerenden Exzesse von Gewalt, die der Nationalismus und vor allem der Nationalsozialismus im 20. Jahrhundert entfesselt haben. Das Erstarken rechter Parteien in ...
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
Together with the Polish Academy of Sciences and generously supported by the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education, the IWM has established a mentoring initiative for applicants for European Research Council (ERC) Starting and Consolidator Grants in the humanities and social sciences from Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe. This mentoring initiative is addressed in particular to researchers in the areas of history, anthropology, political science, sociology, science and technology studies, as well as cultural and literary studies aiming to submit in 2020 – 2023. 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 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. 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. Read more
Latest issue: No. 123 - Spring / Summer 2019
Visions Of the Future
Alle Wege führen durch Utopia / von Ilija Trojanow
Global Migration Politics
Envisioning a Global Order of Migration: The UN Compacts / by Ayşe ...
Demokratie ist die Regierungsform unserer Zeit. Dennoch erodiert ihre Legitimität gleichsam von innen heraus. Wie vollzieht sich dieser Prozess und welche Handlungsmöglichkeiten gibt es, dem demokratischen Untergang der Demokratie entgegenzuwirken?
Die weltweite Verbreitung und Beliebtheit der ...
In Migrants and City-Making Ayse Çaglar and Nina Glick Schiller trace the participation of migrants in the unequal networks of power that connect their lives to regional, national, and global institutions. Grounding their work in ...
The extreme right wing is on the rise. And there are signs that part of the political mainstream in Europe, the US, and beyond is considering going along with far-right populist parties and their divisive, ...
[Ludwik Fleck: ЯК ПОСТАЄ ТА РОЗВИВАЄТЬСЯ НАУКОВИЙ ФАКТ. ВСТУП ДО ВЧЕННЯ ПРО МИСЛЕННЄВИЙ СТИЛЬ І МИСЛЕННЄВИЙ КОЛЕКТИВ]
Translated into Ukrainian by Stefaniya Ptashnyk
Paul Celan Visiting Fellow 2017
Ludwik Flecks Essay Entstehung und Entwicklung einer wissenschaftlichen Tatsache wurde ...
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, ...
[Benjamin Constant: Principy politiky]
Translated into Czech by Hana Fořtová
Paul Celan Visiting Fellow 2016
Benjamin Constant de Rebecque se narodil v Lausanne v protestantské rodině. Mládí strávil na cestách se svým otcem. Pobýval střídavě v Holandsku, Belgii, ...
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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