Phenomenological Encounters: Scenes from Central Europe
This projects explores the role of phenomenology—and later, beginning in the 1920s, of the existentialism that grows out of phenomenology—in East-Central Europe through the Second World War and the Stalinist years; the attempts in the late 1950s and 1960s to create a revisionist Marxi
Enlightened Absolutism from Below: Local Bureaucracy, Politics of Reform and Imperial Unification in the Late Eighteenth-Century Russian Empire
The project revisits our understanding of the phenomenon of enlightened absolutism in the Russian Empire during the reign of Catherine II, by focusing both on the interplay of its disciplining and emancipatory elements, and on the specificity of its functioning on the local level.
New "Made in IWM": Slovenian Translation of Thomas Piketty’s Capital in the 21st Century
When non-fiction tops the list: 149 books in translation enabled by the Institute’s Paul Celan program
This month, IWM Permanent Fellow Ludger Hagedorn introduces our "Made in IWM" piece. He interviewed Vesna Velkovrh Bukilica, a Paul Celan Fellow at the IWM in 2015, and the translator of the…
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