Showdown in Belarus: Svetlana Tikhanovskaia and the Struggle for Democracy
Dexter Filkins is writing a profile of Svetlana Tikhanovskaia, the Belarusian opposition leader, for The New Yorker. He has recently been to Belarus and Poland, and spent time with Tikhanovskaia in Lithuania and the United States.
Moral Values and Civil Society: Philosophical and Political Views of Krzysztof Michalski and Marek Siemek
The aim of the project is to conduct a critical comparative analysis of Krzysztof Michalski's and Marek Siemek's philosophical and political views in the context of Polish transformation and Poland's path to the European Union.
Fellowship Continuance: Out of the Shadows: How Central and Eastern Europe Became Modern
Piotr Kosicki continues his non-resident research from his previous fellowship and is working on his book, "Out of the Shadows," which tells the story of Central and Eastern Europe from the Enlightenment to the present.
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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