Monthly Lecture with Ranabir Samaddar - Watch it Here Live!

This semester's first Monthly Lecture with Ranabir Samaddar "The Impossibility of Politics: Brecht, Manto and Two Itinerant Situations" is now streaming live. You can watch the event here: 
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Austria and the Czech Republic Agree to Strengthen Cooperation in the Social Sciences Through the IWM

The Czech Republic has agreed on funding for the Institut für die Wissenschaften vom Menschen, for EUR 175,000 over the course of the next three years.
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Final Episode of "Europe After 1989" Podcast Available to Listen Now

2020 was a year of change for the European Union. For the first time in its history a member-state left the club. But a much bigger crisis – the COVID-19 pandemic – would soon engulf the peoples of Europe.
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Getting to Know the IWM Library: The Gender Studies Collection

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…
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IWM Acting Rector Ivan Vejvoda im Interview mit "Die Presse"

IWM Acting Rector und Permanent Fellow Ivan Vejvoda sprach mit Christian Ultsch (Die Presse) über die Wahl zum Deutschen Bundestag, die Rolle Deutschlands in der EU und das IWM.
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Ivan Krastev to Give Cycle Europe Lectures at the Collège de France

IWM Permanent Fellow Ivan Krastev will give a series of lectures at the Collège de France, as part of the 'Cycle Europe' Conference. These four lectures will be given over the course of a month, in English with simultaneous translation into French.
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Applications for the Position of Rector: Deadline Extended

The IWM has extended the deadline applications for the position of Rector until 22 October 2021. The ideal candidate is a visionary, creative personality, able to sustain and extend the programmatic mission, strategic and operational objectives for…
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Episode 5 of Europe After 1989 Podcast: The Nationalist Temptation

Nationalism is back. But did it ever really go away? This episode of the podcast is addressing just this. Asking what does this attack on the very idea of international unity tell us about Europe’s past and future?

New Visiting Fellows Starting in October

In October, 11 new visiting fellows and guests will join us at the Institute from across our different programs.
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Call for Proposals: Network Faculty Seminars

The Hannah Arendt Humanities Network (HAHN) invites proposals from Open Society University Network (OSUN) faculty who are interested in hosting visiting faculty members from across OSUN.

Panel Event: The German Elections and Europe's Future

This public panel discussion will address the results of the elections from three regions of Europe by researchers who are this year’s Europe’s Futures Fellows, moderated by the IWM Acting Rector and Permanent Fellow, Ivan Vejvoda.

Olga Tokarczuk in Wien: Impressionen eines besonderen Abends

Auf Einladung des IWM kam die bedeutende polnische Autorin nach Wien, um im Rahmen einer Wiener Vorlesung zum ersten Mal seit Pandemiebeginn vor Publikum zu sprechen.