Want to learn more about Austrian-American history? Watch the following videos produced by the Botstiber Institute for Austrian-American Studies to improve your understanding of the historic relationship between Austria and the United States.

Austrian Glass at The International Exhibition of 1862 Austrian court (Stereograph)

BIAAS Videos

Annual BIAAS Lecture 2022: A. Wess Mitchell on US-Austrian Relations & The Russo-Ukrainian Conflict

July 2022

At this year’s annual lecture presented by the Botstiber Institute for Austrian-American Studies, A. Wess Mitchell shares his insights on the current state of Austrian-American relations. As the former US Assistant Secretary of State to Europe & Eurasia, Mitchell provides an informed perspective on what the conflict in Ukraine could mean for the two countries before answering audience questions on the topic in a Q&A.

Anna Freud and “The Conscience of Society”

May 2020

Drawing on a wealth of still and video archival materials, this 15 minute digital exhibit brings to life the fascinating intersection of psychoanalysis and education. Out of the cultural and political ferment of inter-war Vienna emerged the Hietzing School, founded in the 1920s by Anna Freud and Dorothy Tiffany Burlingham.

“A Lifetime Engagement with Austria” an Interview with Harry Carl Schaub

March 2020

Over the course of his distinguished career, Harry Carl Schaub served as Honorary Consul General of the Republic of Austria to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, partnered at the law firm Montgomery, McCracken, Walker & Rhoads, and authored a celebrated biography of the Austrian Abwehr General Erwin Lahousen. He recounts his myriad experiences in this interview by Professor Frank Trommler.