The Botstiber Institute for Wildlife Fertility Control’s (BIWFC) will attend the Virtual International Urban Wildlife Conference from May 25 – May 27, 2021. Hosted by the Urban Wildlife Working Group of The Wildlife Society, this conference brings together scientists, urban planners, city officials, and educators to discuss wildlife and natural resources in urban environments. To […]
Photos captured by The Botstiber Institute for Wildlife Fertility Control (BIWFC). After a harsh winter, it isn’t just the humans enjoying the great weather we’re having in PA. These white-tailed deer were soaking up the sunshine near the BIWFC headquarters in Media, PA. To learn more, visit the BIWFC website.
BIAAS Austro-Americana Blog Series Raptured and demonized: Josephine Baker in Vienna Author Mona Horncastle offers a glimpse into to her latest book, Josephine Baker. World star. Freedom fighter. Icon. (Molden Verlag, Vienna) by highlighting Josephine Baker’s time in Vienna in the context of Baker’s career, racial experiences, and civil rights advocacy in this blog. Despite […]
Join Center Austria’s Book Talk with Professor Annemarie Steidl: On Many Routes: Internal, European, and Transatlantic Migration in the Late Habsburg Empire. When: February 24, 2021, 11:00 am (Central) = 6:00 pm (CET) Where: Zoom About Presenter: Annemarie Steidl (BIAAS Grantee) is Associate Professor in the Department of Economic and Social History at the University […]
Podcast with Christiane Tewinkel In Transatlantic Journeys in Musical Practice, Dr. Christiane Tewinkel shares many fascinating aspects of her musicology research as related to Theodor Leschetizky and his American students. Born in Galicia in 1830, Theodor Leschetizky, a pianist and composer himself, became internationally famous as a piano teacher with over 1,000 students, including Fanny Bloomfield-Zeisler, […]
As part of The Botstiber Institute for Wildlife Fertility Control’s (BIWFC’s) 5th anniversary celebration in 2021, we are pleased to announce our next grant cycle with new and expanded grant categories. BIWFC Grant Cycle: Letter of Intent Due March 8, 2021, 11:59 PM EST BIWFC has instituted a new and expanded opportunity to request […]
Preview our upcoming film, “An Overview of Wildlife Fertility Control” created by The Botstiber Institute for Wildlife Fertility Control (BIWFC), to educate the public and build connections between wildlife managers, researchers and advocates. The film will provide an overview of the wildlife fertility control field describing ongoing research and projects in the United States. The […]
The Botstiber Institute for Wildlife Fertility Control (BIWFC) is celebrating its 5th Anniversary with many exciting programs, webinars & more. We are very proud of our accomplishments thus far. To learn more, visit the BIWFC website. To read about the initial announcement about BIWFC, visit the Bostiber Foundation’s 2016 Post.
The Botstiber Institute for Austrian-American Studies (BIAAS) was founded in 2008 by the Dietrich W. Botstiber Foundation to promote an understanding of the historic relationship between the United States and Austria, including the lands of the historical Habsburg empire. BIAAS seeks a part-time, US-based, remote Social Media Coordinator (SMC) to further build and connect BIAAS’s […]
The Botstiber Institute for Austrian-American Studies (BIAAS) seeks grant proposals for projects and events 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. Deadline for EVENT GRANT Letters of […]