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BIAAS: The Botstiber Podcast Episode Three: Andrew Nagorski

January 26, 2023

Sigmund Freud left a fascinating legacy of unraveling the mysteries of the human psyche. While his professional exploits are well-known, the dramatic story of this Jewish-Austrian’s escape from Nazi-occupied Vienna has often been overlooked. In this episode, Andrew Nagorski, author of Saving Freud: The Rescuers Who Brought Him to Freedom, discusses the exhilarating life that Freud […]

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BIAAS: The Botstiber Podcast Episode Two: Dr. Deborah Cohen

September 21, 2022

In the newest episode of The Botstiber Podcast, author of Last Call at the Hotel Imperial: The Reporters Who Took on a World at War (2022), Dr Deborah Cohen discusses the compelling stories of five American foreign correspondents that were paramount to informing the public during the dramatic interwar period after WWI. From unimpressed interviews […]

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BIAAS: The Botstiber Podcast Returns with New Guests and a New Format

August 31, 2022

The Botstiber Podcast provides yet another platform upon which stories of the US and former Habsburg lands can be shared. We hope that conversations with past grantees, fellows and more will bring us closer to our mission of strengthening our trans-Atlantic relationships. Tune into the the first episode of The Botstiber Podcast as Luke sits […]

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BIAAS: The Recharging Austrian-American Relations Conference

June 5, 2022

The¬†Recharging Austro-American Relations¬†Conference asks scholars, together with commercial, cultural, and political leaders to open a discussion whose subject is the profound long-term relationship between Austria and the United States. Organized around four panels and two round tables, with topics ranging from restitution, economic history, culture, and high technology to Habsburg historiography and an assessment of […]

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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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