Weaponizing Society vs. Building Collective Resilience
This project deals with the conflicts at the core of our societies: How do populists, nationalists and radicals of all sorts compete for an electorate lost by mainstream pro-European parties? Can new liberal political forces or grassroots citizen movements win it back, in an age of dist
Reflexivity in Forced Migration Studies: Postcolonial, Decolonial and Transnational Methodologies
Since the 1970s, forced migration and refugee studies heavily relied upon case studies and suffered from a lack of robust debates on methodological innovations and interventions (Chimni). This is despite the diversity of designs, contexts and data used.
Bruno Jasieński: Ein Mensch wechselt seine Haut (RUS > GER)
Der zwischen 1931 und 1933 entstandene Roman "Ein Mensch wechselt seine Haut" lässt sich ganz unterschiedlich lesen, etwa als Reiseroman dreier amerikanischer "Spezialisten" aus den verarmten USA der Weltwirtschaftskrise, oder als Bericht über den Bau eines Bewä
Panel Event: The German Elections and Europe's Future
This public panel discussion will address the results of the elections from three regions of Europe by researchers who are this year’s Europe’s Futures Fellows, moderated by the IWM Acting Rector and Permanent Fellow,…
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