Publications / Made in IWM
Ruth Wodak: The Politics of Fear
From September 2018 to May 2019 and from February to September 2020, Ruth Wodak was a Senior Visiting Fellow at the IWM. During her fellowship she worked on the second, revised edition of her book “The Politics of Fear. The Shameless Normalization of Far-Right Discourse,” which was released by SAGE in December 2020. In January 2021, Ruth Wodak was awarded the Bruno Kreisky Prize 2021 for her Lifetime Achievements (publizistisches Gesamtwerk).
Geoffrey Galt Harpham: Scholarship and Freedom
From February to March 2019, Geoffrey Galt Harpham was a Visiting Fellow at the IWM. During his stay at the Institute he undertook an inquiry into the connection between the concepts of freedom and the practice of scholarship. He developed his general arguments about scholarship through detailed studies of three scholars: W. E. B. Du Bois, Bernard Lategan, and Linda Nochlin. His book Scholarship and Freedom was published by Harvard University Press in August 2020.
Ranabir Samaddar: The Postcolonial Age of Migration
This book critically examines the question of migration that appears at the intersection of global neo-liberal transformation, postcolonial politics, and economy. It analyses the specific ways in which colonial relations are produced and reproduced in global migratory flows and their consequences for labor, human rights, and social justice.
Holly Case: The Age of Questions
Princeton University Press
We continue the presentation of books written by IWM Fellows during their stay at the Institute with Holly Case’s The Age of Questions. The author is Professor of History at Brown University and recurrent IWM Visiting Fellow. Largely written at the IWM The Age of Questions was published by Princeton University Press in July 2018 and received the 2018 Hont Prize for Best Book in Intellectual History.
Martin Schürz: Überreichtum
Eines jener bemerkenswerten Werke, zu deren Entstehung das IWM einen Beitrag leisten durfte und das wir in der neuen Rubrik “Made in IWM” vorstellen möchten, ist Martin Schürz’ Buch „Überreichtum“. Es erschien im September 2019 im Campus Verlag und wurde im selben Jahr mit dem Bruno-Kreisky-Preis für das Politische Buch ausgezeichnet. Schürz, der neben seiner …
Krzysztof Michalski: The Flame of Eternity
The Flame of Eternity, Krzysztof Michalski’s last book before his untimely death in 2013, is about Nietzsche. James Dodd considers the nine essays contained within a volume that does not limit itself to interpreting Nietzche's text, but uses it as a starting point for a wider meditation on time.