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Vienna Humanities Festival 2022 Happening This Weekend

30.09.2022
This weekend, the main part of the Vienna Humanities Festival 2022 will take place at the Akademie der bildenden Künste Wien. Join us for thought-provoking discussions about the roots and consequences of the Russo-Ukrainian war, global crises and…

New Podcast Series with IWM Rector Misha Glenny

26.09.2022
In the new BBC podcast series "The Scramble for Rare Earths" consisting of 5 episodes, IWM Rector Misha Glenny explores the world of rare earth metals and other critical raw materials. They are vital for the future of technology and the green…

"Life in War" Platform Launched

20.09.2022
As part of Documenting Ukraine, the IWM has partnered with the Kyiv-based Public Interest Journalism Lab to launch the platform Life in War.

Info Session: Documenting Ukraine grants

08.09.2022
The IWM is currently accepting applications for Documenting Ukraine grants, with a deadline of 30 September 2022. If you are considering applying or are interested in learning more about the program, join us for a virtual info session on Monday, 12…

Emma Goldman Award: Wissenschaftler:innen für herausragende Leistungen in der Feminismus- und Ungleichheitsforschung ausgezeichnet

07.09.2022
Die FLAX Foundation verleiht zum dritten Mal hoch dotierte Emma Goldman Awards am Institut für die Wissenschaften vom Menschen (IWM).

New Fellows Starting in September

02.09.2022
We are happy to hereby announce our fellows who will begin their fellowships at the IWM in September. You can learn more about their individual fellowships and research projects by clicking on their names. 

ERC Mentoring Initiative - Call for Applications

01.09.2022
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…

Save the Date: Vienna Humanities Festival from 27.9.- 2.10.

24.08.2022
Join us for thought-provoking discussions about the roots and consequences of the Russo-Ukrainian war, global crises and digitization at this year’s festival “The Age of Uncertainty – Zeitenwende”

Over 120 Documenting Ukraine Grants Awarded

18.08.2022
Since the launch of the program Documenting Ukraine in April 2022, the IWM has awarded over 120 grants to projects that contribute to creating a wide-ranging record of the Russo-Ukrainian War, focusing particularly on Ukrainian society's experience…

New Visiting Fellows Starting in August

29.07.2022
We are happy to hereby announce our fellows who will begin their fellowships in August. You can learn more about their individual fellowships and research projects by clicking on their names. 

On the Democratic Core of the People’s Uprising in Sri Lanka

14.07.2022
Commentary by Harshana Rambukwella Media attention around the world is currently taken in by the happenings in Sri Lanka. Prolonged political tensions have culminated in the people’s uprising of July 9th, when an estimated 100,000 protesters…

New Visiting Fellows Starting in July

01.07.2022
We are pleased to introduce the visiting fellows who will begin their fellowship at the IWM in July. You can learn more about their individual fellowships and research projects by clicking on their names.