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: The Homecoming of the Austrian School of Economics after WWII
Former BIAAS grant recipient, Janek Wasserman, writes a blog entitled The Homecoming of the Austrian School of Economics after WWII
Excerpt: The story of the emigration of the Austrian School of Economics from Vienna to the US in the 1930s and 1940s is relatively well-known. Less discussed are the various ways that the Austrian émigrés attempted to recreate their tradition in Austria after World War II.
From the Post WWI Aid in Austria & Central Europe Symposium
From the Post WWI Aid in Austria & Central Europe Symposium PD. Dr. Friederike Kind-Kovács 1919-2019: The Legacy of Transatlantic and Transnational Aid to Central Europe
PD. Dr. Friederike Kind-Kovács, a former Botstiber-CEU Fellow, discusses the recent conference on “Post World War I Aid in Austria & Central Europe” which took place between September 26 and 27, 2019, at the Austrian Academy of Sciences in Vienna.
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 staff members travel throughout the United States and around the globe to attend conferences, lectures, and events 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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