Botstiber Institute
Botstiber Institute for
Austrian-American Studies



Botstiber Institute For Austrian-American Studies 2011-2012 Grants


Purpose of Grant

Amount of Grant

Academic Association at the University of Vienna

Funding for archival research in New York on the early history of the International Atomic Energy Agency (1947-1957)


Argento New Music Project

Funding for a DVD documentary and web media of performances and discussions with Austrian composers in the U.S.


Austrian-American Educational Commission (Fulbright Commission)

Funding for Fulbright-Botstiber Visiting Professors in Austrian-American Studies


Austrian Cultural Forum – NYC

Funding for a translation prize ceremony


Anette Baldauf

The Gruen Project – funding for translation and editing of Victor Gruen’s autobiography


Elizabeth Danto

Funding to assemble archival documentation of Josef Friedjung’s innovations in child welfare


Tamara Ehs

Funding for travel to the U.S. to do research on the subject of the Frankfurter Kelsen Debate


Alys George

Funding for archival research and writing about the transatlantic axis of Austrian and American literary and artistic modernism centered on the literary magazine The Dial


Michael LeMahieu

Funding for travel to do archival research on the influence and erasure of logical positivist philosophy


Heather Morrison

Funding for research on five Austrians who came to America in the 18th Century and the trajectories of their lives after they separated


Helga Schreckenberger

Funding for research on Salka Viertel’s experience in Hollywood


Simon Walsh

Funding for research to explore the American occupation’s role in fostering the postwar image of Austria as “The Land of Music”


Tara Zahra Funding for research on the effects of emigration from Eastern Europe to the U.S. and Western Europe



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