Botstiber Institute
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Austrian-American Studies



Botstiber Institute For Austrian-American Studies 2016-2017 Grants


Purpose of Grant

Grant Amount

Thomas Antonic

ruth weiss – Authorized Biography
A monograph (published in English and German) and scholarly articles and papers.


Katherine Arens

A Transatlantic Philosophy from Austria: Squaring the Vienna Circle
Monograph presenting a history correcting prevailing beliefs about relationships between Austrian and US philosophy from 1850 to 1950.


Bettina Brandt

With Love from Vienna: Contextualizing Daily Life of Elderly Jews in Vienna after the ‘Anschluss’
Scholarly monograph to be published with the American University Press.


Matti Bunzl, Wien Museum

Robert Haas: Framing Two Worlds: An exhibition and catalogue by the Wien Museum (Vienna, Austria)


Teresa Carmody

An Austrian Avant-Garde: A Translated Anthology of Experimental Writing
Bilingual anthology of Austrian avant0garde literature.


Ron Hassner

Der Herr Karl: A First English Translation of Austria’s Most Influential Political Satire
Volume, published by a leading press, that includes a translation, notes and analysis.


Gregg Jones

The Last Mission: The Life and Legacy of a Lost World War II Bomber Crew
Narrative nonfiction book published by a major U.S. trade publisher.


Vera Kropf The Agent with the Typewriter: Ilse Lichtblau Lahn in the Émigré Community of Mid-20th Century Hollywood
Written and audiovisual research documentation to the collective project “Quiet Invaders Revisited.”


Carol Seigel, Freud Museum Freud/Tiffany – The History and Impact of Anna Freud and Dorothy Tiffany Burlingham’s Hietzing School in 1920s Vienna
An international symposium.
Florian Traussnig Austrians in American Intelligence: Structures, Cultures, Effects
A one-day conference with leading scholars, followed by a publication of the conference’s contributions.


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