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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.  We engage with a broader public audience through digital programming, including videos, podcasts and blog posts.

LATEST NEWS

Creativity from Vienna to the World

Call for Papers: Creativity from Vienna to the World

The upcoming BIAAS-funded event “Creativity from Vienna to the World: Transatlantic Exchanges in Pedagogy and Design” is now accepting proposals for the virtual series taking place in March and April 2023.

For more information on the event, follow the link below.

New Volume: Journal of Austrian-American History

The latest volume of the Journal of Austrian-American History is now available and features a special issue on “Americans in Vienna 1945-55,” guest edited by Nathan Marcus.

An open-access publication, the journal is accessible via the link, below.

Austrian-American Organizations

BIAAS often pursues its mission in cooperation with a number of related organizations.

Here you can learn more about some of the organizations that have co-hosted events, contributed scholars, and more to promote the historic relationships between the United States and Austria, including the former lands of the Habsburg Empire

OSS Operation Greenup. 2017 Grant Recipient Peter Pirker’s subject in Codename Brooklyn From left, Franz Weber, Hans Wynberg, Fred Mayer.

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.

2022 Vienna Conference

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 the Botstiber Institute for Austrian-American Studies and published by Penn State University Press.

The Journal of Austrian-American History is an open-access, peer-reviewed, scholarly journal sponsored by BIAAS and published by Penn State University Press.

Mrs. Joan Fertig, Hungarian-born librarian in Pittsburgh, PA, 1943

Enjoy our podcasts, blogs, videos, images, database of past grant recipients, and more, plus connect with 14 leading Austrian-American organizations.

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