In the first twenty years of the twenty-first century, we are witnessing strong protest movements around the world: the Arab Spring, the anti-capitalist “Occupy” movements in the West, the Maidan events in Kiev, protests in Russia.
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.
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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For nearly four decades, the Institute has promoted intellectual exchange across disciplines, between academia and society, and among regions of the world. It hosts more than a hundred fellows each year, organizes public exchanges, and publishes books, articles, and digital fora.