Board of Trustees

Heinz Fischer, President
Former Austrian President

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

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

Holly Case
Providence, RI (History)

Ewa Domańska
Stanford, CA (Anthropology)

Julie Klinger
Newark, DE (Geography and Spatial Sciences)

Serhii Plokhii
Cambridge, MA (History)

Jiri Priban
Cardiff (Law)

Adam Tooze
New York, NY (History)

Ruth Wodak
Vienna (Linguistics)

Lea Ypi
London (Political Theory)