• Europe, Events

    Vienna Humanities Festival: Revolution!

    For the second time, the Vienna Humanities Festival brings together personalities from the fields of scholarship, art, and culture for a sustained and inspiring exchange of ideas. Around 40 conversations and discussions will transform the Karlsplatz into an urban salon. This year’s theme is “Revolution!”. Topics range from Russia 1917 to the events of 1968 to […]more

  • Events, Social Development

    KomenskýFond Impact Analysis

    ERSTE Foundation, Caritas and the NPO & SE Competence Centre at WU will present the “KomenskýFond Impact Analysis for selected CEE projects 2008 – 2015” study on 14 September 2017 at 4 p.m. KomenskýFond is a collaborative project of ERSTE Foundation and Caritas. Since 2006 its aim has been to foster the future prospects of […]more
  • Culture, ERSTE Foundation, Social Development

    Jasmila Žbanić at Grantmakers East Forum

    We would like to invite you to this very special evening: Jasmila Žbanić, award-winning filmmaker, producer and artist from Sarajevo, will come to Vienna and will try to answer the question: “What role does contemporary art play in today’s society?” She will hold her keynote speech in framework of the public programme of the 22nd Grantmakers East […]more
  • ERSTE Foundation, Europe

    Debating Europe: What about responsibility in a digital global world?

    “Here I stand. I can do no other.” (Martin Luther) Personal responsibility and individualism: These were two important attributes of the Protestant Reformation – both from a theological and a sociological point of view. What are today’s attitudes towards taking a stand? What do religious people take a stand on? Is there still any call […]more
  • Culture, Events

    On Power in Architecture

    At the international symposium On Power in Architecture renowned philosophers and architectural theoreticians Mladen Dolar, Hilde Heynen, Teresa Stoppani, and Sven-Olov Wallenstein will examine the topic of power at the intersection of philosophy and architecture. Architecture has served throughout history as one of the most prominent tools of power, functioning as both its representation and […]more