The Entanglements Between Wars and Economic Relations in Late Capitalism in the Context of the Semi-Autonomous Region of Iraqi Kurdistan
During his fellowship period at the IWM, Umut Kuruüzüm will be working on an academic paper focusing on the recent expansion of mini steel mills which produce steel from recycling war scrap in Iraqi Kurdistan under wider conditions of the war economy in Iraq. The paper is a pa
Occidentalism and the Imagination of Self and Other in Turkish Literature
The concept of Occidentalism is connected to the notion of modernity and its effects on those contexts often labelled as “non-Western”. Turkey is in this regard a unique space, where Ottoman and European, post-imperial and post-colonial, narratives meet.
New Europe's Futures Blog Post About Identity Provision In Balkan Disputes
The Europe's Futures blog features contributions by current and former Fellows of our Europe’s Futures – Ideas for Action program. The newest blog post is written by former Europe's Futures fellow Ioannis Armakolas and asks if identity provisions in agreements in the enduring Balkan disputes…
Getting to know the IWM Library: the Paweł Hertz Library
The IWM Library has grown continuously over the years and is a valuable source of information for the Visiting Fellows' research. In it, we collect books by former Visiting Fellows, Permanent Fellows, books written at the Institute, and other materials which are needed for the ongoing research at…
The latest podcast episode asks "How can we structure digital spaces more democratically?"
In this newest episode of our podcast Democracy in Question? Shalini Randeria is joined by Evgeny Morozov. Together they ask how we can harvest the transformational potential of technology and structure digital spaces more democratically.
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