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At IWM: Not Quite the “End of History”

At IWM: Not Quite the “End of History”

Free chairs were hard to find at the Institute for Human Sciences (Institut für die Wissenschaften vom Menschen, IWM) on the evening of 10 June, when Yale-Historians Timothy Snyder (Bloodlands, The Red Prince) and Marci Shore (The Taste of Ashes) along with Ivan Krastev of the Centre for Liberal Strategies in Sofia, Bulgaria were on […]

Reinventing the Media

A crowd swarmed the entrance of Vienna’s Burgtheater on Sunday morning Nov. 21, the stairways and halls rumbling with a mix of languages. The event at hand, part of the Institute for Human Sciences European Debates series (IWM Europäische Debatte) had drawn a crowd early on a Sunday morning when most would have preferred to […]

Europe, Wake Up!

Europe, Wake Up!

“Europe, wake up!  Wake up to where we are!” declared Timothy Garton Ash, renowned author and Professor of History at Oxford University. “Wake up, but act!” interjected Kurt Biedenkopf, Prime Minister of the Free State of Saxony from 1990 to 2002. “There’s a long way between waking up and acting.” Such were the passionate exchanges […]

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