A still photo from the documentary with logos of the organisers of the film screening

Ukrainian Documentaries at Schikaneder Kino

On May, 3 at 20:15 The Institute for Human Sciences (IWM) and The Reckoning Project: Ukraine Testifies will present a special screening of Ukrainian documentaries about Russian war crimes at Schikaneder Kino in cooperation with this human world –…
A picture taken in Ukraine of Ivan Vejvoda, , Veronica Anghel, Oksana Forostyna, Heather Grabbe, Nathalie Tocci, Balazs Jarabik, Thomas De Waal, Kristof Bender

Europe's Futures Fellows Study Trip to Chisinau and Odesa

From 17 to 22 April 2023, the current cohort of Europe’s Futures Fellows of the Institute for Human Sciences and the ERSTE Foundation went on a study trip to Moldova and Ukraine, led by Ivan Vejvoda.

IWM auf der Leipziger Buchmesse 2023

Vom 27. bis 30. April findet die diesjährige Leipziger Buchmesse statt, auf der auch das IWM mit drei Veranstaltungen vertreten sein wird. 

Nächste Debatte der Reihe „Europa im Diskurs“ am 16. April 2023

Am kommenden Sonntag finden sich erneut fünf hochkarätige Gäste auf der Bühne des Wiener Burgtheaters ein, um im Rahmen der Reihe „Europa im Diskurs“ über drängende Fragen der Gegenwart zu diskutieren. Moderiert wird die Debatte unter dem Motto „Ist…

New Fellows Starting in April

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

"Dialogues for Tomorrow" - Recording Now Available

On 15 March, this year's first event in the Dialogues for Tomorrow series took place at the AIL – Angewandte Interdisciplinary Lab.
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The Most Documented War. Symposium for Documentation and Archiving Initiatives

We are inviting individual and collective projects, regardless of discipline or methodology, to participate in The Most Documented War. Symposium for Documentation and Archiving Initiatives that will take place on 1—3 June 2023 at the…

Timothy Snyder’s Testimony to the United Nations Security Council on Russian Hate Speech

On 14 March 2023, IWM Permanent Fellow Timothy Snyder participated in a session called by the Russian Federation to discuss "russophobia" in which he provided a briefing to the United Nations Security Council. 
Picture of a medal for the Shevhcenko Prize, Photo Credit: Shevchenko National Prize Committee (official Facebook page) 

Cultural Prizes Awarded to Three Documenting Ukraine Participants

The IWM is happy to congratulate Iryna Tsilyk on receiving the Shevchenko National Prize and Alina Gorlova and Anastasiia Platonova on receiving the Women in Arts Award. All three award recipients, whose prizes were announced last week, are taking…
Picture of Merav Amir smiling in the IWM courtyard

Merav Amir: “Unfastening Israel's Future from the Occupation: Israeli Plans for Partial Annexation of West Bank Territory”

Merav Amir’s essay “Unfastening Israel's Future from the Occupation: Israeli Plans for Partial Annexation of West Bank Territory” has appeared in the journal Antipode: A Radical Journal of Geography.

"Debating Europe" now available on YouTube

On 5 March 2023, this year's second event as part of the Debating Europe series took place.

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…