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Ambivalente Denkmäler: IWM Rektorin Shalini Randeria im ZiB 2-Interview

Ambivalente Denkmäler: IWM Rektorin Shalini Randeria im ZiB 2-Interview

31.07.2020
Im ersten Wiener Gemeindebezirk steht ein Denkmal des ehemaligen Wiener Bürgermeisters Karl Lueger. Da Lueger auch glühender Antisemit war, wird das Denkmal seit Wochen regelmäßig beschmiert. Wie soll mit derartigen Statuen und Denkmälern  …
The New Republic of Letters. Central Europe after COVID-19

The New Republic of Letters. Central Europe after COVID-19

31.07.2020
The first iteration of the dialogue over distance embodied in the idea of the new Republic of Letters concerns the visions of future Central Europe in view of the COVID-19 crisis that confronts societies of the region with new or newly dynamized…
IWM Rector Shalini Randeria appointed Distinguished Fellow at Munk School

IWM Rector Shalini Randeria appointed Distinguished Fellow at Munk School

22.07.2020
The IWM is happy to announce that IWM Rector Shalini Randeria has been appointed Distinguished Fellow at the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy at the University of Toronto.
IWM Permanent Fellow Ivan Krastev wins Jean Améry Prize for European Essay Writing

IWM Permanent Fellow Ivan Krastev wins Jean Améry Prize for European Essay Writing

22.07.2020
The publisher Klett-Cotta and the Allianz Kulturstiftung award the Jean Améry Prize for European Essay Writing 2020 to the outstanding intellectual and publicist Ivan Krastev.
Made in IWM

Made in IWM

13.07.2020
WissenschaftlerInnen, ÜbersetzerInnen und JournalistInnen ein inspirierendes wie ungestörtes Umfeld zum Verfassen ihrer Arbeiten zu bieten, war immer eine Kerntätigkeit des Instituts. Das IWM ermöglicht Fellows, sich losgelöst von anderweitigen…
COVID-19 Prevention Measures

COVID-19 Prevention Measures

07.07.2020
Following the lockdown relaxation measures adopted by the Austrian Federal Government in May 2020, the IWM has gradually resumed its research and administrative activities in its premises in compliance with the general safety regulations. As a…
Ausstellung von Paul Horn und Lotte Lyon: Neufundland

Ausstellung von Paul Horn und Lotte Lyon: Neufundland

28.05.2020
In Kooperation mit dem Institut für die Wissenschaften vom Menschen zeigt die Knoll Galerie Wien in den IWM Räumlichkeiten eine Werkauswahl der Multimediakünstler Paul Horn und Lotte Lyon aus ihrer Serie „Neufundland“. Ausstellungsdauer: Juli bis…
How can a Library Be Closed, but Active?

How can a Library Be Closed, but Active?

21.04.2020
But what happens when the doors to a library have to shut? The (beautiful) physical space might be taken away, but the work continues. The work of an institutional library goes beyond the physical book and access to large publishing houses and…
IWM closed until further notice

IWM closed until further notice

14.04.2020
The coronavirus (COVID-19) situation continues to evolve, both nationally and globally. In accordance with the most recent recommendations from government and health officials, and in the best interests of our visiting fellows, staff and guests, the…
Witness: Ukraine in the Photographs of Aleksandr Chekmenev

Witness: Ukraine in the Photographs of Aleksandr Chekmenev

26.02.2020
The exhibition includes photo series produced by the photographer over the past 17 years. Curated by Konstantin Akinsha and Alisa Lozhkina
ERC Mentoring Initiative: Call for Applications

ERC Mentoring Initiative: Call for Applications

24.10.2019
Together with the Polish Academy of Sciences and generously supported by the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education, the IWM has established a mentoring initiative for applicants for European Research Council (ERC) Starting and Consolidator…
IWM Permanent Fellow Charles Taylor wins Ratzinger Prize 2019

IWM Permanent Fellow Charles Taylor wins Ratzinger Prize 2019

02.10.2019
Philosopher Charles Taylor is one of the laureates of the 9th edition of the “Ratzinger Prize.”