The March 2021 killing of six Asian American women in Atlanta followed a year in which the 45th US President and the right-wing media had gleefully referred to the “China Virus” – exemplifying the tendency in a pandemic to make a scapegoat of the original disease
Vasil Bykau is one of the most famous Belarusian writers of the twentieth century. He was well-known for his books and his criticism of the governments of the Soviet Union and Belarus. His autobiography "A Long Way to Home" has never been translated into Polish.
Historical Anthropography, or How People Perceive their Place in Time, Social and “Geocultural” Spaces
The project aims at development of Reinhart Koselleck's "Erfahrungsraum und Erwartungshorizont" (Frankfurt am Main, 1989), a theoretical concept on the historical basis of changes in self-perception within different strata of Polish society between the end of the 18th and the beginn
In the first twenty years of the twenty-first century, we are witnessing strong protest movements around the world: the Arab Spring, the anti-capitalist “Occupy” movements in the West, the Maidan events in Kiev, protests in Russia.
The IWM is a community of scholars pursuing advanced research in the humanities and social sciences.
For nearly four decades, the Institute has promoted intellectual exchange across disciplines, between academia and society, and among regions of the world. It hosts more than a hundred fellows each year, organizes public exchanges, and publishes books, articles, and digital fora.