Ivan Krastev wins Elemér Hantos Prize 2017
The Bulgarian political scientist and bestselling author Ivan Krastev from the Institute for Human Sciences (IWM), Vienna has been awarded the Elemér Hantos Prize 2017. The Elemér Hantos Prize, named after the Hungarian economist and politician…
From Delhi to Vienna: Globalizing the IWM
Born in Washington D.C., Shalini Randeria studied psychology, sociology and social anthropology at the Universities of Delhi, Oxford and Heidelberg. Her research and teaching took her to Berlin, Zurich, Geneva, Paris and Budapest before she came to…
The IWM Celebrates Its 35th Anniversary!
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Österreich und Tschechien intensivieren wissenschaftliche Kooperation
Österreichischer Bundespräsident a.D. Heinz Fischer und tschechischer Außenminister Lubomír Zaorálek unterzeichnen eine Finanzierungsvereinbarung für das Institut für die Wissenschaften vom Menschen (IWM).
Peter L. Berger (1929 – 2017)
The IWM mourns the death of the renowned sociologist Peter L. Berger who died at the age of 88.
15 Voices on Patočka for the 21st Century
The year 2017 marks the 40th anniversary of Charter 77, the Czechoslovak declaration of human rights that played a pivotal role in inspiring opposition movements in Eastern Europe, ultimately leading to the fall of communism. Nineteen seventy-seven…