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Announcing the 2022 BIAAS Grantees

Botstiber Grantees Announcement 2022

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.

Announcing the 2022 BIAAS Grantees2022-10-20T22:14:55+00:00

The American Revolution and the Habsburg Monarchy – Grantee Publication & Webinar

The American Revolution and the Habsburg Monarchy - Grantee Publication & Webinar

By Jonathan Singerton

In 1783, the Peace of Paris treaties famously concluded the American Revolution. However, the Revolution could have come to an end two years earlier had diplomats from the Habsburg realms—the largest continental European power—succeeded in their attempts to convene a Congress of Vienna in 1781.

The American Revolution and the Habsburg Monarchy – Grantee Publication & Webinar2022-09-27T16:04:33+00:00

Mountain Rescue in Translation

Mountain Rescue in Translation

By Mark S. Weiner

Why does the honor guard of the Mountain Rescue Association (MRA), the umbrella organization for all mountain rescue in America, carry Austrian ice axes when it stands in respect at memorials for fallen search-and-rescue personnel? For the past two years, I have been making a documentary film about the Austrian mountain rescue service, the Bergrettung, supported by seed funding from BIAAS.

Mountain Rescue in Translation2022-08-25T14:19:15+00:00

In the Footsteps of Richard Neutra: An Expedition in California

In the Footsteps of Richard Neutra: An Expedition in California

By Peter Stuiber

Beginning in 2020, the Wien Museum MUSA presented the exhibition "Richard Neutra. Homes for California". This expedition highlighted the US-based work of one of the Austrian history's foremost modernist architects. To accompany it, a publication was made that also focuses on Neutra's contemporaries. The basis for this was an intensive research trip undertaken by Wien Museum curator Andreas Nierhaus and architectural photographer David Schreyer. A conversation.

In the Footsteps of Richard Neutra: An Expedition in California2022-08-23T14:50:18+00:00

Annual Botstiber Lecture 2022

Annual Botstiber Lecture 2022

Our 2022 lecture was delivered by the highly-accredited former US Assistant Secretary of State to Europe & Eurasia, A. Wess Mitchell. During the lecture, Mitchell addressed key topics of Austrian-American Relations in the context of the Russo-Ukrainian Conflict. The lecture was followed by a substantial Q&A with the audience.

Annual Botstiber Lecture 20222022-08-23T19:26:34+00:00

The Recharging Austrian-American Relations Conference

The Recharging Austrian-American Relations Conference

The Recharging Austrian-American Relations Conference was hosted on June 9th & 10th by the Botstiber Institute for Austrian-American Studies (BIAAS), in cooperation with the Diplomatische Akademie Wien and the Austrian Marshall Plan Foundation. Taking place at the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna, the event brought together the world's most prominent scholars and representatives of Austrian-American relations, with the purpose of strengthening the historic bond shared between the two countries.

The Recharging Austrian-American Relations Conference2022-08-23T19:26:26+00:00
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