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BIAAS: Blog by Peter Pirker (BIAAS Grantee)

June 16, 2020

BIAAS Austro-Americana Blog Series Former BIAAS Grantee Peter Pirker documents the heroic efforts of Fred Mayer, Hans Wijnberg and Franz Weber in the Operation Greenup enterprise conducted by the Office of Strategic Services in 1945. No sleep till (Inns)Brooklyn: OSS operation Greenup and the Liberation of the Tyrol in May 1945  The New York Times’ headline […]

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May 26, 2020

Christiane Tewinkel and Joseph Malherek The Botstiber Institute for Austrian-American Studies (BIAAS) and the Central European University established the Botstiber Fellowship in Transatlantic Austrian and Central European Relationships at the Institute for Advanced Study at Central European University (IAS CEU) to support scholarly work situated in the historical, political, economic, or cultural relationship between the […]

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BIAAS: Blog Series by Megan Brandow-Faller (BIAAS Grantee)

May 18, 2020

BIAAS Austro-Americana Blog Series Former BIAAS grant recipient, Megan Brandow-Faller, writes a 3-part blog series for BIAAS, in anticipation of her forthcoming monograph The Female Secession: Art and Decorative at the Viennese Women’s Academy (Penn State University Press, 2020). Part I: Interwar Vienna’s ‘Female Secession’: From Vienna to New York and Los AngelesIn Secessionist and […]

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BIAAS: Blogs by BIAAS Grantees

May 4, 2020

BIAAS Austro-Americana Blog Series Former BIAAS grantees,  Jonathan Singerton and Tamara Scheer, contribute two blog posts in May 2020. John Adams and the Habsburg Monarchy – By Jonathan SingertonThe Habsburg Monarchy had many men who understood the complexity of the early American situation. Foremost among them, Count Karl von Zinzendorf had studied the American colonial economy, […]

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BIAAS: Blogs by Jonathan Singerton (BIAAS Grantee)

April 28, 2020

BIAAS Austro-Americana Blog Series Former BIAAS grantee and frequent contributor Jonathan Singerton contributes two blog posts in April 2020. Early America and the Habsburg DynastyJonathan Singerton displays a curiosity from his Wunderkammern of transatlantic history: Habsburg rulers, beginning with Maximilian I, associated themselves with the New World in order to convey prestige and wealth. To learn […]

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BIAAS: Event Grant Deadline and Journal of Austrian-American History

April 7, 2020

New BIAAS Event Grant Application Process BIAAS’s new Event Grants application process is now OPEN. Given the current COVID-19 crisis, the deadline for Letters of Inquiry for BIAAS Event Grants has been extended. NEW DEADLINE: APRIL 30, 2020 For more information, visit:   Journal of Austrian-American History, Volume 3, Issue 1 (2020)  In this latest […]

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