Cultural Diplomacy and Collective Memory: Reviewing Austrian-Israeli Relations
This research examines the relations between collective memory and cultural diplomacy through the Austrian-Israeli case study, arguing that cultural diplomacy is used as a mechanism of transfer of collective memory to influence the memory perception of Austria in Israel.
Vasil Bykau is one of the most famous Belarusian writers of the twentieth century. He was well-known for his books and his criticism of the governments of the Soviet Union and Belarus. His autobiography "A Long Way to Home" has never been translated into Polish.
The Science of the Russian Avant-Garde: Kazimir Malevich
What are the roots of abstraction in the arts? Scholars refer to philosophy, theology, theosophy, and science. In this project, Tatiana Levina will analyze Kazimir Malevich’s reception of scientific research of his time.
The Rise of Ultra-Conservatism in Central Europe and the Decline of Women’s Reproductive Rights
Much attention has been paid to the alarming statistics on population decline in Central Europe and the fears these numbers have provoked. Somewhat missing from the conversation is the impact of population decline on women.
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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