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BIAAS: Blog by Dominique Kirchner Reill

December 1, 2020

BIAAS Austro-Americana Blog Series The Fiume Crisis: Made (But Not Primarily) in the USA Historian Dominique Kirchner Reill introduces a compelling examination of the transatlantic dynamics in Fiume’s post-WWI Crisis. Was Woodrow Wilson solely to blame for the Italian nationalism and the global consequences that ensued from his miscalculations in this enterprise? Or, did the […]

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BIAAS: Blog by Kristina Poznan (BIAAS Grantee)

November 24, 2020

BIAAS Austro-Americana Blog Series Steel City Haydnsaal: The Austrian Nationality Room in Pitt’s Cathedral of Learning Former Journal of Austrian-American History editor and BIAAS grantee Kristina Poznan reports on the Austrian Nationality Room, one of the “rooms that show the good things immigrants brought to America.” Located within the University of Pittsburgh’s Cathedral of Learning, […]

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BIAAS: The Botstiber Compact Seminar in Austrian Studies at the UC Berkeley Institute of European Studies

November 10, 2020

The Botstiber Institute for Austrian-American Studies (BIAAS) is pleased to announce The Botstiber Compact Seminar in Austrian Studies at the UC Berkeley Institute of European Studies. Applications for the position of Visiting Professor to teach the newly created Botstiber Compact Seminar in Austrian Studies are now open. Interested applicants should propose a topic for the […]

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BIAAS: Research and Project Grants

October 20, 2020

The Botstiber Institute for Austrian-American Studies (BIAAS) will be accepting Letters of Inquiry for Research and Project Grants until March 1, 2021.  BIAAS seeks grant proposals up to $25,000 for projects that promote an understanding of the historic relationship between the United States and Austria (including Habsburg Austria) in the fields of history, politics, economics, […]

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BIAAS: Blogs by Jane King Hession

October 13, 2020

BIAAS Austro-Americana Blog Series Jane King Hession, an architectural historian and the author of Elizabeth Scheu Close: A Life in Modern Architecture (University of Minnesota Press, 2020), presents the first of a two-part series on Minnesota’s foremost female architect. Elizabeth Scheu Close–otherwise known as “Lisl”–was born in Vienna in 1912 and grew up in a […]

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BIAAS: Event Grants Opportunity

September 9, 2020

The Botstiber Institute for Austrian-American Studies (BIAAS) will be accepting Letters of Inquiry for Event Grants from September 15, 2020 to November 15, 2020.  BIAAS seeks 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). Conferences, symposia, seminars, exhibits, […]

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