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BIAAS: UC Berkeley Austrian Studies Program – Virtual Conference

March 15, 2022

The Botstiber Institute for Austrian-American Studies is delighted to support the forthcoming April 20, 2022, virtual conference of the UC Berkeley Austrian Studies Program, “Far-Right Politics in Austria, Europe, and the United States: Recent Trends and Transatlantic Connections.” Our co-sponsor is the Austrian Marshall Plan Foundation. The conference is free and open to anyone interested […]

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BIAAS: Podcast – New Series, Austrian Children and Youth Fleeing Nazi Austria

January 4, 2022

Podcast Series with Jacqueline Vansant Only a limited number of Jewish children, accompanied or alone, immigrated to the United States during WWII, and the topic has been largely overlooked in popular literature. Austrian children and youth who fled Nazi-occupied Austria to land safely in the United States has been even more neglected in terms of […]

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BIAAS: Journal of Austrian-American History, Vol. 4, 2020

January 4, 2022

BIAAS is excited to announce Volume 4 of the Journal of Austrian-American History, which includes “Austrian Children and Youth Fleeing Nazi Austria,” a special series guest-edited by Jacqueline Vansant. Articles by Thomas Riegler, Günter Bischof, João Fábio Bertonha, Kirsten Krick-Aigner, Swen Steinberg, and Tim Corbett demonstrate the tremendous scope and depth that academic research can attain […]

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BIAAS: New Publication – The American Revolution and the Habsburg Monarchy

January 4, 2022

By Jonathan Singerton, BIAAS Grantee BIAAS Grantee and frequent contributor Jonathan Singerton has published the first account of the impact of the American Revolution in the Habsburg lands in full. In The American Revolution and the Habsburg Monarchy, Singerton examines the entire span of the transatlantic relationship between the budding United States and an aged […]

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BIAAS: Blog by Larry Wolff

December 7, 2021

BIAAS Austro-Americana Blog Series Woodrow Wilson’s Emancipatory Perspective: The Ottoman and Habsburg Empires Historian Larry Wolff chronicles the evolution of US President Woodrow Wilson’s anti-imperial ideology towards the Habsburg Empire in this article. Though Wilson called for the autonomy of the Habsburg peoples in Point Ten of his Fourteen Points speech in January of 1918, he […]

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BIAAS: Grants – R&P and Events

December 7, 2021

The Botstiber Institute for Austrian-American Studies (BIAAS) seeks grant proposals for events, exhibits, and online programs aimed at promoting an understanding of the historic relationship between the United States and Austria (including Habsburg Austria). Eligible fields include, but are not limited to, history, politics, economics, law, cultural studies, and public history. BIAAS Grants – Extended […]

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