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New "Europe's Story After 1989" Podcast Episode Published: The Euro Crash

16.09.2021
In the latest episode of Dr Luke Cooper's podcast, made with the Europe's Futures program at the IWM, the Euro Crash disaster that nearly broke Europe is put under the spotlight.
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IWM Acting Rector Ivan Vejvoda to Moderate European Contexts Event

13.09.2021
The event is entitled: Social Democracy in Europe: Rise, Demise, Ideological Twists and Political Choices. 
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Former IWM Fellows Win 2021 Theological Books of the Year

09.09.2021
Our congratulations go out to Martin Kočí, IWM Visiting Fellow in 2016, and Paolo Costa, IWM Visiting Fellow in 2013, 2015, and 2017, who were both awarded with 2021 European Society for Catholic Theology book prizes.
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Olga Tokarczuk hält Wiener Vorlesung

07.09.2021
Olga Tokarczuk – Schriftstellerin, Psychologin, Nobelpreisträgerin – hält die erste Wiener Vorlesung dieses Semesters und wird mit Martin Pollack über Mythen, Parabeln, Literatur, und wie sie Gesellschaften prägen, sprechen; begleitet von szenischen…

Józef Tischner Junior Fellowship Applications Deadline Extended

03.09.2021
The application deadline for applications to the Józef Tischner Junior Visiting Fellowship program has been extended to 21 September 2021.
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Ivan Vejvoda Appointed Acting Rector of the IWM

02.09.2021
The IWM is pleased to announce that Permanent Fellow Ivan Vejvoda has been selected to be the Acting Rector of the Institute.
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Das IWM sucht eine:n Senior Event Manager:in

01.09.2021
Zur Verstärkung unseres Teams suchen wir ab dem 1. Oktober 2021 eine:n Senior Event Manager:in (Vollzeit). Zu den Aufgaben der Stelle gehören die Konzeption, Planung inkl. Budgetierung, Durchführung und Nachbereitung der einzelnen Events sowie die…
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The Emma Goldman Awards 2021

01.09.2021
The Emma Goldman Award Ceremony is for research on feminism and inequality. The presentation of the 2021 Emma Goldman Award winners, and the 2020 Snowball Awardees at the IWM on September 2, 2021

ERC Mentoring Initiative - Call for Applications

30.08.2021
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…
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Veranstaltung: Belarus ein Jahr nach den Massenprotesten: Wie weiter? 10.9.21, 18:00 CET, IWM Library

29.08.2021
Im Sommer und Herbst 2020 erlebte Belarus die größten Massenproteste seiner Geschichte. Sie richteten sich gegen die manipulierten Präsidentschaftswahlen und das autokratische Regime von Aljaksandr Lukaschenka, der das Land seit 1994 regiert. Die…

New Visiting Fellows Starting in September

29.08.2021
After a quieter academic year with fewer visiting fellows able to be in residence, caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, we are delighted to be fully open again and will be joined by 25 new fellows in the month of September.  

Latest Podcast Episode Discusses Fascism and the Ills of Contemporary Politics

28.08.2021
In the last episode of the second series of Democracy in Question?, IWM Rector Shalini Randeria meets with Prof. Jason Stanley of Yale University and visiting IWM Fellow, to talk about his two books, “How Propaganda Works” and “How Fascism Works:…