Congratulations to our 2019 award recipients. View our Database of Funded Research to learn more about the scholars/organizations and their projects, which highlight the historic relationship between the United States and Austria. Projects and events funded include: archival research, articles, books, translations, lectures, exhibitions, and documentaries. To learn more, visit the BIAAS website.
The Botstiber Scholars Senior Cohort had the task of securing and completing an internship in a country in Africa over the summer. These students reflected on their experiences and were excited to share them with their fellow scholars and Botstiber Foundation Board of Advisors during the annual retreat. One of the seniors, Edward Amoah, shared […]
The Botstiber Institute for Austrian-American Studies (BIAAS) seeks grant proposals for projects aimed at promoting an understanding of the historic relationship between the United States and Austria (including Habsburg Austria) in the fields of history, politics, economics, law, and cultural studies. Grant and Fellowship applications must be submitted by March 1, 2020. Applicants will be […]
The Botstiber Institute for Wildlife Fertility Control (BIWFC) participated in the 2019 International Urban Wildlife Conference (IUWC) held in Portland, Oregon. BIWFC hosted an exhibit table and sponsored a symposium on “Fertility Control to Mitigate Human-Wildlife Conflicts” at the conference which took place on the campus of Portland State University. To learn more, visit the […]
BIAAS Austro-Americana Blog Series Former BIAAS grant recipient, Elizabeth Ann Danto, wrote a blog entitled Freud and Tiffany, New York and Vienna. Dr. Danto received a BIAAS grant in 2011 for her research on the Viennese psychoanalyst and pediatrician, Josef Friedjung. Furthermore, as the overall director of the Freud/Tiffany Project, she organized and convened the accompanying […]
Dr. Anton Pelinka, professor of political science and nationalism studies, shares his insights regarding U.S. and Austria relations since WWII with Dr. Gary Cohen, Professor Emeritus of History at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, during an interview on May 11, 2019. To learn more, visit the BIAAS website.
The Botstiber Institute for Wildlife Fertility Control (BIWFC) held a webinar entitled “Peri-urban Kangaroo Management using Fertility Control” on June 19, 2019. The webinar provides an overview of the management challenges posed by peri-urban kangaroo populations and reviews the current state of the field of fertility control as applied to free-living kangaroo populations in Australia. […]
Learn more about our Fulbright-Botstiber Visiting Professor of Austrian-American Studies Grant. Deadline is October 30, 2019 for the 2020-2021 Academic Year. To learn more, visit the BIAAS website.
On May 9th, 2019 at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Dr. Anton Pelinka, professor of political science and nationalism studies, delivered a public lecture entitled “Good Uncle Sam, Bad Uncle Sam: The Perception of the United States in Post-Habsburg Austria.” The event was co-sponsored with the Foreign Policy Research Institute. During a reception prior to […]
The Botstiber Institute for Austrian-American Studies is pleased to announce our new website at Botstiberbiaas.org. The website includes innovative Austrian-American Studies content in blogs, videos and podcasts, and features a directory of leading Austrian-American organizations. To learn more, visit the BIAAS website.