Board of Trustees

Heinz Fischer, President
Former Austrian President

Timothy Garton Ash
Historian; Professor of European Studies, Oxford University

Misha Glenny, IWM Rector
IWM Permanent Fellow

Ira Katznelson
Interim Provost; Ruggles Professor of Political Science and History; Deputy Director, Columbia University

Margaret MacMillan
Emeritus Professor of History at the University of Toronto and Emeritus Professor of International History at Oxford University

Mark Medish
Senior Policy Consultant; Director and Vice Chair of Project Associates

Wolfgang Petritsch
President of the Austrian Institute for International Affairs

Vesna Pusić
Former First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of Croatia

Dariusz Stola, Vice President
Historian; Professor at the Institute for Political Studies, Polish Academy of Sciences


Board of Patrons

Giuliano Amato
Professor em. of Law at the Sapienza University of Rome and at the European University Institute, Florence; former Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior of Italy

Joschka Fischer
Senior Strategic Counsel to The Albright Stonebridge Group LLC; former Foreign Minister and Vice-Chancellor of Germany

Peter Mitterbauer
Former President and CEO of Miba AG, Laakirchen; former Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Austrian Industry-Holding Stock Corporation (ÖIAG), Vienna

Christopher Schönberger
Partner of Peters, Schönberger & Partner GbR, Munich

Karel Schwarzenberg, Chair
Former First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, Prague/Vienna

George Soros
Founder and Chairman of the Open Society Foundation, New York

Academic Advisory Board

Shlomo Avineri
Jerusalem (Political Science)

Ute Frevert
Berlin (History)

Timothy Garton Ash
Oxford (European Studies and History)

John Gray
London (Political Philosophy)

Amy Gutmann
Pennsylvania (Political Science)

Michael Ignatieff
Vienna (History)

Ira Katznelson, Vice Chair
New York (Political Science and History)

Ton Nijhuis
Amsterdam (German Studies)

Helga Nowotny
Vienna/Zurich (Sociology)

Claus Offe
Berlin (Sociology and Political Science)

Anton Pelinka
Innsbruck/Wien (Political Science)

Ulrich K. Preuß
Berlin (Public Law and Politics)

Pierre Rosanvallon, Vice Chair
Paris (Political Science)

Michael J. Sandel
Harvard (Political Philosophy)

Saskia Sassen
New York (Sociology)

Dieter Simon
Berlin (Law)

Aleksander Smolar, Vice Chair
Paris/Warsaw (Political Science)

Dariusz Stola
Warsaw (History)

Charles Taylor, Chair
Montreal/Vienna (Philosophy)