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Ayse Caglar Becomes a New Permanent Fellow

Ayşe Çağlar Becomes a New Permanent Fellow

06.05.2019
The IWM is pleased to announce that Ayşe Çağlar, Professor of Social and Cultural Anthropology and Deputy Head of Department at the University of Vienna, joined the IWM as Permanent Fellow in October 2018. She is a Professor at the Department of…
IWM Visiting Fellow Ruth Wodak receives the ‘Lebenswerk Preis’

IWM Visiting Fellow Ruth Wodak receives the ‘Lebenswerk Preis’

29.04.2019
The IWM warmly congratulates Ruth Wodak, an exceptional scholar of political discourse and the radical right, who will receive the prestigious Lebenswerk-Preis.
Ernst-Wolfgang Böckenförde (1930-2019)

Ernst-Wolfgang Böckenförde (1930-2019)

26.02.2019
His deep commitment to IWM and the afterlife of his dictum A very few are privileged to have their name associated with a sentence that shapes the political sensibilities of a republic/nation. Ernst-Wolfgang Böckenförde will always be remembered for…
Art Exhibition by Maxim Kantor: Faust Cycle 2018

Art Exhibition by Maxim Kantor: Faust Cycle 2018

12.12.2018
'Faust 2018' is one of Maxim Kantors “livres d’artiste” productions.
ERC Mentoring Initiative: Call for Applications

ERC Mentoring Initiative: Call for Applications

26.11.2018
Together with the Polish Academy of Sciences and supported by the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education, the IWM has established a mentoring initiative for applicants for European Research Council (ERC) Starting and Consolidator Grants in…
ERC Mentoring Initiative: Call for Applications

ERC Mentoring Initiative: Call for Applications

21.09.2018
Together with the Polish Academy of Sciences and supported by the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education, the IWM has established a mentoring initiative for applicants for European Research Council (ERC) Starting and Consolidator Grants in…
Art Exhibition by András J. Nagy: No One Saw It Twice

Art Exhibition by András J. Nagy: No One Saw It Twice

28.06.2018
The black-and-white photographs András J. Nagy created as he roamed the planet not only document the diverse environments in which he found himself; more importantly, they tease out the subtile compositions of those places.
IWM Permanent Fellow Charles Taylor receives the Blue Metropolis’s International Literary Grand Prix

IWM Permanent Fellow Charles Taylor receives the Blue Metropolis’s International Literary Grand Prix

16.04.2018
The IWM warmly congratulates Charles Taylor for the Blue Metropolis International Literary Grand Prix.
Marci Shore wins Guggenheim Fellowship 2018

Marci Shore wins Guggenheim Fellowship 2018

12.04.2018
The IWM is happy to announce that Marci Shore, associate Professor of History at Yale University, who will be back as a Visiting Fellow at the IWM in summer 2018, has been awarded a fellowship by the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.
Moishe Postone (1942-2018)

Moishe Postone (1942-2018)

27.03.2018
The IWM deeply mourns the passing away of its Visiting Fellow, Moishe Postone, after a valiant battle against cancer. A renowned Marxist historian, critical theorist and political philosopher, he was the Thomas E. Donnelley Professor of Modern…
Video Installation: Zsófia Meller

Video Installation: Zsófia Meller

20.03.2018
The primary theme of this work ist a personal interview with the leftist philosopher Ágnes Heller. The origninal intent of the artist was to focus on the roles of exceptional women through their family stories. The Zsófia Meller Movie brings the…
Shalini Randeria wearing a brown shawl sits at a table smiling

From Delhi to Vienna: Globalizing the IWM

22.11.2017
Born in Washington D.C., Shalini Randeria studied psychology, sociology and social anthropology at the Universities of Delhi, Oxford and Heidelberg. Her research and teaching took her to Berlin, Zurich, Geneva, Paris and Budapest before she came to…