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.
Videos: In Conversation with Dr. Anton Pelinka
Dr. Anton Pelinka, professor of political science and nationalism studies, shares his insights regarding U.S. and Austria relations since WWII with Dr. Gary Cohen, Professor Emeritus of History at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, during an interview on May 11, 2019. View videos on BIAAS or YouTube.
Blog, Book and Film by Elizabeth Ann Danto (BIAAS Grantee)
Former BIAAS grant recipient, Elizabeth Ann Danto, wrote a blog entitled Freud and Tiffany, New York and Vienna, which was based on her book, Freud/Tiffany. Her film Anna Freud and ‘The Conscience of Society’ is a 15 minute digital exhibit which brings to life the fascinating intersection of psychoanalysis and education.
BIAAS supports grant and fellowship proposals for projects that promote an understanding of the historic relationship between the United States and Austria, including Habsburg 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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