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 […]
The 9th International Conference on Wildlife Fertility Control hosted by the Botstiber Institute for Wildlife Fertility Control (BIWFC) will take place from from May 23 – 25, 2022 at the Cheyenne Mountain Resort in Colorado Springs, Colorado. To learn more, visit the BIWFC website.
The Botstiber Institute for Wildlife Fertility Control (BIWFC) is proud to announce that our film “An Overview of Wildlife Fertility Control” has won an Award of Recognition in the Impact Docs Awards competition. Impact awards are judged on the quality, creativity, and technical aspects of each piece. They believe documentary filmmakers are often on the […]
The Botstiber Institute for Wildlife Fertility Control’s (BIWFC’s) pre-conference workshop titled Planning a project on wildlife fertility control: what could possibly go wrong? Tips, ideas and warnings from the field will be hosted by Dr. Giovanna Massei, Dr. Jens Jacob, and Dr. Douglas Eckery on May 22, 2022, from 3:30 – 5:30pm. This course will […]
9th International Conference on Wildlife Fertility ControlThe BIWFC is pleased to announce Bestselling Author Mary Roach, will serve as a Guest Speaker for the 9th International Conference on Wildlife Fertility Control. Roach’s newest book, Fuzz: When Nature Breaks the Law, is a New York Times Bestseller, #1 Los Angeles Times Bestseller, #1 Indie Hardcover Nonfiction […]
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 […]
By Jonathan Singerton, BIAAS Grantee BIAAS Grantee and frequent contributor Jonathan Singerton has published the first account of the impact of the American Revolution in the Habsburg lands in full. In The American Revolution and the Habsburg Monarchy, Singerton examines the entire span of the transatlantic relationship between the budding United States and an aged […]
BIAAS is excited to announce Volume 4 of the Journal of Austrian-American History, which includes “Austrian Children and Youth Fleeing Nazi Austria,” a special series guest-edited by Jacqueline Vansant. Articles by Thomas Riegler, Günter Bischof, João Fábio Bertonha, Kirsten Krick-Aigner, Swen Steinberg, and Tim Corbett demonstrate the tremendous scope and depth that academic research can attain […]
Dr. Giovanna Massei, The Director of Botstiber Institute for Wildlife Fertility Control (BIWFC) Europe, discusses how the use of fertility control to slow reproductive rates in exploding animal populations may offer an extra tool to manage human wildlife conflicts. To learn more, visit the APHA Science Blog.
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 Grants – Extended […]