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The latest podcast episode asks "What keeps democracies alive?"

The newest episode of our podcast Democracy in Question? asks how we can foster and nurture democratic spaces and practices in our societies.

IWMpost 127 out now!

The latest issue of the IWM's magazine, IWMpost, is now available in both digital and hard copies. “History and memory” make up the central focus of this issue. 
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New "Made in IWM": Slovenian Translation of Thomas Piketty’s Capital in the 21st Century

When non-fiction tops the list: 149 books in translation enabled by the Institute’s Paul Celan program This month, IWM Permanent Fellow Ludger Hagedorn introduces our "Made in IWM" piece. He interviewed Vesna Velkovrh Bukilica, a Paul Celan Fellow…
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Final event in the Seminar Series on Forced Migration for this year

At the event, Professor Ahmet Içduygu (Director of MiReKoc) will give a lecture on “The Intersections of Syrian Refugees’ Dilemma: Settlement, Onward Movement, and Return”. 
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New podcast episode asks: What is the legacy of Egypt’s Arab Spring, 10 years on?

In this new episode of Democracy in Question?, hosted by our Rector Shalini Randeria, Michael Wahid Hanna, Senior fellow at The Century Foundation, helps us understand the turbulent events of 2010 in Egypt, what changes they led to, and why…
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Indian democracy: successes, failures and the way forward

by Lipin Ram What is the nature of the current crisis of Indian democracy? Does the contemporary hegemony of right wing ideological and political forces in the country signal the terminal decline of the Indian democratic experiment?  What…
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Introducing our fellows arriving in June

In June we welcome the following IWM fellows. Find out more information about their projects, affiliations and their associated programs here:
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The human rights movement in Soviet Ukraine: new memoirs published with UiED support

The memoirs of leading Ukrainian dissident Myroslav Marynovych have been published in English translation, edited by Ukraine in European Dialogue Research Director Katherine Younger and with a foreword by Permanent Fellow Timothy Snyder.…
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The Hijack: Europe, Belarus, and the Abduction of Roman Protasevich

Join us tonight with our panel of speakers, discussing questions surrounding the interception of the Ryanair flight 478 by a Belarusian fighter plane, forcing the European commercial airliner to land in Minsk. 
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IWM Milena Jesenská Fellow Winner in 30 To Watch Young Journalist Awards

Our current Milena Jesenská Fellow, Amanda Coakley, is a winner in the 30 To Watch Young Journalist Awards, in the International Affairs category.
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Latest "Democracy in Question?" Podcast Episode Published

In this latest episode in the second season of our Democracy in Question? podcast, Shalini Randeria is in conversation with Yogendra Yadav, asking: What ails Indian democracy today?
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New Europe's Futures Podcast Episode Released

A new episode of our podcast Vienna Coffee House Conversations has been released. In each episode our Permanent Fellow, Ivan Vejvoda is in conversation with a current IWM Fellow. This time he talks with Albena Azmanova.