WHO WE ARE
The Botstiber Institute for Austrian-American Studies (BIAAS) promotes an understanding of the historic relationship between the United States and Austria, including the lands of the former Habsburg empire, by awarding grants and fellowships, organizing lectures and conferences, and publishing the Journal of Austrian-American History.
Blog: Nadine Zimmerli’s A “solitary supper… and a glass of Hungary wine”: American Impressions of Central Europe in the Early Nineteenth Century
Nadine Zimmerli, writes a blog entitled ‘A “solitary supper… and a glass of Hungary wine”: American Impressions of Central Europe in the Early Nineteenth Century‘
Excerpt: In mid-November of 1822, Washington Irving sat down to “a solitary supper… and a glass of Hungary wine” in Vienna.
Vic Huber: A Life Promoting Music, Arts, and Cultural Ties
Vic Huber is an American Honorary Consul in Vienna and the Programme Director of the Austro-American Society in Vienna. He shares his own personal story about growing up in post-war Vienna and his lifelong journey with American culture with Jonathan Singerton.
BIAAS supports grant and fellowship proposals for projects that promote an understanding of the historic relationship between the United States and Austria in the fields of history, politics, economics, law, cultural studies, and public history.
Each year BIAAS organizes and supports conferences, lectures, and events in the United States and Europe that support scholarship on the historic relationship between Austria and the United States.
The Journal of Austrian-American History is an open-access, peer-reviewed, scholarly journal sponsored by BIAAS and published by Penn State University Press.
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