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Permanent Fellow Timothy Snyder Receives Tryzub "Friend of Ukraine" Award

23.05.2022
IWM Permanent Fellow Timothy Snyder has been honored with the Friend of Ukraine Tryzub Award on May 12 2022. Chrystia Freeland, Deputy Prime Minister of Canada presented him with the award in recognition of his contributions to and support to…
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Minister Leonore Gewessler meets with Digital Humanism fellows

18.05.2022
The IWM’s first Digital Humanism fellows – Visiting Fellow Edward A. Lee and the two Junior Visiting Fellows Nena Močnik and Kieran Hegarty – were invited to the Austrian Federal Ministry for Climate Action to present their work and exchange ideas…
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Europes Futures Fellows Suggest New Bold Vision for Europe

11.05.2022
The 2021/2022 Europe's Futures Fellows have written a joint article, demonstrating why the war in Ukraine shows there is no place for complacency in Europe. They argue that now is the time for new ideas, partnerships, and building deterrents. 

New Visiting Fellows Starting in May

27.04.2022
In May, seven visiting fellows will start their fellowship at the IWM. You can learn more about their individual fellowships and research projects by clicking on their names. 

Two-Month Fellowships for Scholars from Ukraine

26.04.2022
The IWM is offering 18 new two-month fellowships for outstanding Ukrainian scholars, funded by the City of Vienna.
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Donations to the IWM Now Possible by Credit Card

25.04.2022
It is now possible to make secure, US-tax-deductible credit card donations to the IWM through King Badouin Foundation United States. 
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Krzysztof Michalski: Die Flamme der Ewigkeit | Eine existentielle Interpretation Nietzsches

13.04.2022
Krzysztof Michalski Die Flamme der Ewigkeit Eine existentielle Interpretation Nietzsches Herausgegeben von Ludger Hagedorn, Piotr Kubasiak und Klaus Nellen Aus dem Polnischen von Thomas Weiler  
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Misha Glenny Appointed IWM Rector

08.04.2022
The Board of Trustees of the Institute for Human Sciences (IWM) has appointed award-winning journalist and author Misha Glenny to be the Rector of the Vienna-based institute. Glenny is the third person to hold this office since the Institute was…

New Visiting Fellows Starting in April

30.03.2022
In April, nine visiting fellows will start their fellowship at the IWM. You can learn more about their individual fellowships and research projects by clicking on their names. 

In Memoriam Erhard Busek

15.03.2022
25.3.1941 - 13.3.2022

New Non-Residential Fellowships to Support Ukrainian Scholars

15.03.2022

ERC Mentoring Initiative - Call for Applications

14.03.2022
The Institute for Human Sciences (Institut für die Wissenschaften vom Menschen, IWM), Vienna is an independent institute of advanced study in the humanities and social sciences. Together with the Polish Academy of Sciences (Polska Akademia Nauk, PAN…