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BIAAS: Grantee News – Jim Morrow

April 20, 2021

Dr. Jim Morrow of the University of Alberta and a current BIAAS grantee participated in a recent discussion from the 2021 series of Transatlantic Conversations on “Science, Technology and Innovation for a Sustainable Future,” presented by the IES Austrian Studies Program in partnership with the Office of Science and Technology Austria (OSTA), Washington DC, and […]

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BIAAS: Event – Online Conference organized by the Center for Austrian and German Studies

April 6, 2021

The Center for Austrian and German Studies at Ben Gurion University of the Negev (CAGS) and the Botstiber Institute for Austrian-American Studies (BIAAS) invite you to register for an online conference on April 27, 2021, Tuesday, from 8:00am – 12:30pm EDT. Papers by historians from Austria, Israel and the United States will focus on the varied presence of […]

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BIAAS: Event Grants

April 6, 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 will now offer […]

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BIAAS: Meet the Grantees

April 6, 2021

Undaunted by the Covid-19 pandemic, this class of BIAAS grantees display resolve, ingenuity, and the imaginative spirit that fuels critical thought. As a group they confirm that Austrian-American Studies is a vibrant and relevant field. Projects such as theirs apply the microscopic lens of the transatlantic history between the United States and Austria/Habsburg to magnify […]

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BIAAS: Blog by Mona Horncastle

March 9, 2021

BIAAS Austro-Americana Blog Series Raptured and demonized: Josephine Baker in Vienna Author Mona Horncastle offers a glimpse into to her latest book, Josephine Baker. World star. Freedom fighter. Icon. (Molden Verlag, Vienna) by highlighting Josephine Baker’s time in Vienna in the context of Baker’s career, racial experiences, and civil rights advocacy in this blog. Despite […]

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BIAAS: Book Talk – Annemarie Steidl

February 23, 2021

Join Center Austria’s Book Talk with Professor Annemarie Steidl: On Many Routes: Internal, European, and Transatlantic Migration in the Late Habsburg Empire. When: February 24, 2021, 11:00 am (Central) = 6:00 pm (CET) Where: Zoom About Presenter: Annemarie Steidl (BIAAS Grantee) is Associate Professor in the Department of Economic and Social History at the University […]

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