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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. 
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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…
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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…

New Fellows Starting in March

We are happy to introduce our fellows who will begin their fellowships in March. You can learn more about their individual fellowships and research projects by clicking on their names. 
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Applications Now Open for Documenting Ukraine Grants

We are now accepting applications for Documenting Ukraine grants. These one-time grants of 5000 EUR enable Ukrainian intellectuals and creative professionals to work on documentation projects that establish and preserve a factual record - whether…

Next Debating Europe Discussion Taking Place on 5 March 2023

On 5 March 2023, the next event as part of the Debating Europe series is taking place. A year after the full-scale Russian invasion of Ukraine, the discussion brings together five leading experts to examine to what degree the Russo-Ukrainian…

Krzysztof Michalski in Memoriam. Stimmen der Gedenkveranstaltung

Am 11. Februar 2013 starb Krzysztof Michalski, Gründungsrektor des IWM, der mehr als 30 Jahre maßgeblich die Geschicke des Instituts prägte und dessen Geist noch heute fortwirkt.
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Commemorating Krzysztof Michalski

11 February 2023 marks the 10th anniversary of the passing of IWM’s founding rector Krzysztof Michalski.
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Nachruf auf István Deák

In Dankbarkeit verabschiedet sich das IWM von István Deák. In den 1990er Jahren regelmäßig Visiting Fellow des Instituts, war er wesentlich an dem großen Forschungs-Projekt „Rethinking Post-War Europe“ beteiligt, das einen Paradigmenwechsel in der…