The Institute for Human Sciences (IWM) is an institute for advanced study in the humanities and social sciences. Its goal is to support the free exchange of ideas and thus to help overcome dividing lines and mechanisms of exclusion within and between our societies.
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Saad Eddin Ibrahim is Professor of Political Sociology at the American University in Cairo and Chairman of the Ibn Khaldun Center for Development Studies. Dr. Ibrahim gained global attention after he was sentenced to seven years imprisonment at a trial Amnesty International described as politically motivated to punish him for his human rights activism. His conviction was overturned in 2003.
John P.A. Ioannidis is Professor and Chairman at the Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology at the University of Ioannina School of Medicine in Greece and adjunct Professor of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, USA.
Wolfgang Ischinger, former German Ambassador to the United States, is Chairman of the Munich Security Conference and Professor for Security Policy and Diplomatic Practice at the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin.
In the longer term, oil and gas prices look set to rise unless investment picks up sharply, which seems unlikely given current policy guidance. Giant waves of supply and demand shocks will likely continue to roil energy markets and the global economy.
predicts further waves of supply and demand shocks in global oil and gas markets.
The American public has been alarmed and aroused by the US Supreme Court's growing extremism. But voters need to recognize the Court's radical majority for what it is: part of a carefully laid plan to turn the US into a repressive regime.
fears that the radicalization of the US Supreme Court is part of a larger plan to create a repressive regime.