Neues bei „Made in IWM”
In der neuesten Ausgabe von "Made in IWM" stellen wir Till van Rahdens Buch "Demokratie. Eine gefährdete Lebensform" vor.
Neues Buch von ehemaligem IWM Fellow Thomas Eder
Thomas Eders Buch “China and international adjudication – caution, identity shifts, and the ambition to lead” wurde kürzlich bei Nomos publiziert.
Two new programs at the IWM
The IWM has launched two new programs, the World Literature Fellowship for Translators and the SEE Graduate Scholarships.
Debating Europe on 9 May: “Do We Need a Post-Covid Economic Revolution?”
The Covid-19-pandemic and the economic crisis it triggered is not only upsetting fiscal and social policies in most industrialized countries, but also the debate among economists about the role of the state, the future of work and the balance…
Introducing our fellows arriving in May
In May we welcome five new fellows to the IWM. Find out more information about their projects, affiliations and their associated programs here:
IWM Visiting Fellow Albena Azmanova on TV
Filmed in the IWM library, our Fellow Albena Azmanova discussed her book “Capitalism on Edge”, which puts precarity at the root of such social pathologies as the rise of populism and the inability of liberal democracies to effectively manage crises…
Scholar Helga Nowotny Awarded Yehuda Elkana Fellowship
Helga Nowotny is one of the most prominent scholars in science studies worldwide, an area that counted Yehuda Elkana as one of its pioneers and promoters. For several decades she has been one of the most influential institution builders in European…
Rektorin Shalini Randeria fragt “Wer ist das Volk?” in der Zeit Online
IWM Rektorin Shalini Randeria hat einen Artikel in der Zeitung "Die Zeit" veröffentlicht, in welchem sie den Begriff und die Entwicklung des “sanften” Autoritarismus anhand konkreter Beispiele betroffener Staaten näher erklärt und was…
New Blog from our Podcast Partner
While we are currently recording the second season of our Democracy in Question podcast, the Research Group on Soft Authoritarianisms, our partner at Bremen University, initiated a blog series with commentaries on podcast episodes, …
ERC Mentoring Initiative - Call for Applications
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…
Germany Needs Change. Europe Needs Integration.
Europe's Futures Visiting Fellow, Judy Dempsey, in this post, discusses the current political situation in Germany, and its outlook for the future of Europe.
In Memoriam Marcin Król (1944-2020)
"We were stupid." Marcin Król interviewed by Grzegorz Sroczyński, 7 February 2014, Gazeta Wyborcza, excerpted. Translation by Timothy Snyder.