Podcast with Lilly Maier BIAAS’s latest podcast presents Lilly Maier whose recent biography of Ernst Papanek, Auf Wiedersehen, Kinder!: Ernst Papanek. Revolutionär, Reformpädagoge und Retter jüdischer Kinder, explores the remarkable life of the Viennese-born socialist and educator. Already in exile from Austria, Papanek became the director of four homes in France for Jewish refugee children […]
BIWFC Establishes Europe OfficeThe Botstiber Institute for Wildlife Fertility Control (BIWFC) is pleased to announce the establishment of a BIWFC European office at the University of York, United Kingdom, beginning September 1, 2021. The BIWFC Europe office will carry out the Institute’s general mission, purpose and goals focusing on promoting fertility control through knowledge exchange and […]
The Botstiber Institute for Wildlife Fertility Control (BIWFC) is proud to host the 9th International Conference on Wildlife Fertility Control, May 23-25, 2022 at the Cheyenne Mountain Resort in Colorado Springs, Colorado. This conference is a continuation of the international forum on the development of wildlife fertility control methods and the role that fertility control […]
Meet the 2021 Grantees BIAAS’s 2021 grantees are a multidisciplinary group of scholarly researchers exploring unique and diverse areas in Austrian-American studies. They pursue projects grounded in history, with innovative subjects in anti-fascism, economics, Habsburg legacies, Jewish studies, journalism, migration, musicology, and pedagogy. We invite you to learn about their BIAAS projects. To learn more, […]
The Botstiber Institute for Wildlife Fertility Control (BIWFC) was featured in the Humane Society Magazine’s All Animals Magazine, which marks BIWFC’s five years of promoting fertility control for animals. To learn more, visit the Humane Society’s website.
BIAAS Austro-Americana Blog Series Where is America? Remaking Central Europe, the League of Nations, and the New International Order Post-Habsburg Central Europe became a testing ground for a new form of global cooperation when the collapse of the Habsburg Empire left a region of new nation states in its wake. The ordeals of this period […]
The Botstiber Institute for Wildlife Fertility Control (BIWFC) is pleased to announce the establishment of a BIWFC European office at the University of York, United Kingdom, beginning September 1, 2021. This new European center will assist BIWFC in its mission to advance the use of effective, sustainable fertility control methods to mitigate human-wildlife conflicts and […]
Lewis B. Beatty, a member of the Advisory Board of the Botstiber Foundation since its inception in 1995, passed away on August 18, 2021. Foundation Administrator, Terrance A. Kline, remembered Lew Beatty as “an iconic lawyer and good friend whose wisdom helped to shape the Foundation’s work for nearly two decades.” To read Lew Beatty’s […]
The Botstiber Institute for Wildlife Fertility Control interviews UK Squirrel Accord Director Kay Haw, as she discusses the subject of wildlife management and the UK Squirrel Accord’s gray squirrel fertility control research to protect red squirrels and tree health. To learn more, visit the BIWFC website.
BIAAS Austro-Americana Blog Series The Enduring Promise of Multinationalism: Hans Kohn’s Habsburg Legacies Historian Adi Gordon presents compulsory reading for our times: a consideration of nationalism and its theoretical founding father, Hans Kohn. Kohn, who was born in Prague in 1891, shaped his pioneering views regarding nationalism via his experiences in and observations of the […]