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Balázs Jarábik and Ivan Vejvoda on Ukraine, Moldova and Europe After the Russo-Ukrainian War

In this week's episode of the Vienna Coffee House Conversations, Ivan Vejvoda is joined by Balázs Jarábik, 2022/23 Europe's Futures Fellow of the IWM and ERSTE Foundation, to consider the future of Ukraine and its neighbors in a Europe forever…

Krzysztof Michalski Memorial Lecture: Read the Full Text or Watch the Recording

On 16 June 2023, Ira Katznelson, Ruggles Professor of Political Science and History at Columbia University and member of the IWM Board, delivered this year's Krzysztof Michalski Memorial Lecture. Read the full text and watch the recording…
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IWMpost 131 Out Now!

The photo on the cover of this issue is taken from the portrait series ST. JAVELIN by Julia Krahn. The artist invited Ukrainian women who have fled their country to tell their stories through images and interviews. The photo points to the essays by…
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New Vienna Coffe House Conversations Episode with Oksana Forostyna Explores Untranslatable Ukrainian Humour and Life in Ukraine Today

Oksana Forostyna, 2022/23 Europe's Futures Fellow of the IWM and ERSTE Foundation, joins Ivan Vejvoda from Lviv to discuss the ongoing situation in Ukraine, her recent essay on Ukrainian jokes and humour and their importance as a shield…
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Podcast Episode With Heather Grabbe on a Resilient, Independent and Green Europe

For this week's podcast episode of the Vienna Coffee House Conversations, IWM Permanent Fellow Ivan Vejvoda is in conversation with Heather Grabbe, 2022/23 Europe's Futures Fellow of the IWM and ERSTE Foundation. 

Jetzt Nachhören: IWM-Rektor Misha Glenny im Ö1-Europagespräch zur Österreichischen Neutralität

Am 23. Mai 2023 diskutierte IWM-Rektor Misha Glenny gemeinsam mit Stephanie Fenkart (International Institute for Peace, IIP) und Martin Selmayr (Vertreter der EU-Kommission in Wien) über Österreichs Neutralität im europäischen Rahmen. Moderiert…

New Fellows Starting in June

We are happy to introduce our fellows who will begin their fellowships in June. You can learn more about their individual fellowships and research projects by clicking on their names.
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Vienna Meets Prague Festival: 2-6 June

The young festival Vienna Meets Prague, which sees its fourth edition this year, is again inviting to discover highlights of Czech culture in Vienna. This year, it will take place from 2–6 June, with the Depot, a space for debate and the arts…
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Ivan Vejvoda and Veronica Anghel Discuss the Past, Present and Future of EU Enlargement

In Episode 19 of the Vienna Coffee House Conversations podcast, IWM Permanent Fellow Ivan Vejvoda is joined by Veronica Anghel, 2022/23 Europe's Futures Fellow of the IWM and ERSTE Foundation, to discuss the past, present and…

IWM at Hay Festival 2023

From 25 May to 4 June, Hay Festival 2023 will take place in Wales, UK. We are pleased that the IWM will be represented at the festival with various conversations. 
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Photo Exhibition "Documenting Ukraine: Bearing Witness to War" at Bildraum Studio

The Documenting Ukraine project at the IWM in cooperation with Bildrecht presents the photo exhibition Documenting Ukraine: Bearing Witness to War that will take place at the Bildraum Studio from 3 June until 1 July 2023.

Geopolitical Talk with Dr. Comfort Ero: Overlapping Crises

The geopolitical reverberations of the Russo-Ukrainian War have been felt far beyond Europe. The conflict has further complicated an already daunting set of challenges facing the global order. It has simultaneously worsened big-power polarization,…