Botstiber Institute for Austrian American Studies

Announcing the 2022 research, project, and event grantees

Our sincerest congratulations to the 13 individuals, and their affiliated institutions, who will be supported by BIAAS funding for their upcoming projects and events. We are excited to see what they accomplish, and we are happy to present the titles of their diverse projects, below.

Research & Project Grants:

Prof. Patricia Allmer, University of Edinburgh (GB), Tilly Losch: Interstitial Modernism between Vienna and Hollywood

Mr. Duncan Bare, Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz (AT), America’s Eyes On and In Central Europe: A Reexamination of SSU and CIG in Austria

Dr. James Boyd, Brunel Institute (GB), Selling Emigration – Oceans, Migration, and Making European Mobility, 1815-1914

Mr. Niall Michael Buckley, Trinity College Dublin (IE), Europe and the Habsburg Question, 1916-1945

Dr. Dóra Fedeles-Czeferner, Research Centre for the Humanities, Institute of History (HU), International Women’s Movements, Peace Activism and Politics: The Life and Career of Rosika Schwimmer

Dr. Patrick Hayes, Redemptorists (US), A Proposed Integrated Library System (ILS) for Online Access to the Redemptorist Archives Library

Dr. Tomás Irish, Swansea University (GB), International Education and Post-War Reconstruction: The Career of Walter Kotschnig, 1925-1946

Ms. Mg. Dr. Nina Kaiser, Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz (AT), Reuniting two Masters of Evidence: Hans Gross and John Henry Wigmore

Dr. Andreas Praher, Universität Salzburg (AT), Moving Athletes: Austrian Ski Migration to North America, 1930-1960

Dr. Marsha Rozenblit, University of Maryland (US), Three Times Homeless: The Last Generation of Austrian Jews

Dr. Jonathan Singerton, Leopold-Franzens-Universität Innsbruck (AT), Austrian Support of Nineteenth-Century American Catholicism

Dr. Rudolf Svoboda, Jihočeská Univerzita (CZ), The Missionary Neumann between the Old and the New Worlds

Event Grants:

Dr. Julia Secklehner, Masarykova Univerzita (CZ), Creativity from Vienna to the World: Transatlantic Exchanges in Pedagogy and Design