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

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

The 2022 Annual Botstiber Lecture with Dr. A. Wess Mitchell

The 2022 Annual Botstiber Lecture with Dr. A. Wess Mitchell

On Friday, June 3, 2022, Dr. A. Wess Mitchell will deliver the annual Botstiber Lecture in the atrium of the Austrian Embassy at 6:30 pm. As one of the leading specialists on Europe and Russia, Dr. Mitchell will discuss the war in Ukraine and its effect on U.S.-Austrian relations.

The 2022 Annual Botstiber Lecture with Dr. A. Wess Mitchell2022-08-23T19:26:18+00:00

Botstiber Institute for Austrian-American Studies Appoints New Managing Director

Botstiber Institute for Austrian-American Studies Appoints New Managing Director

The Botstiber Institute for Austrian-American Studies has appointed a new Managing Director to shepherd its many educational and philanthropic initiatives.

Kevin J. McNamara, an experienced non-profit executive, author and editor, and an Associate Scholar of the Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI), Philadelphia, will assume his new duties at the Botstiber Institute on November 1, 2021.

Botstiber Institute for Austrian-American Studies Appoints New Managing Director2022-08-25T14:51:28+00:00

Botstiber IAS CEU Fellowship

The Botstiber Junior Fellowship in Transatlantic Austrian and Central European Relationships 2022/2023

Applications Open Until July 5, 2021

The Botstiber Institute for Austrian-American Studies (BIAAS) and the Institute for Advanced Study at Central European University in Budapest (IAS CEU) are pleased to invite applications for the fellowship in Transatlantic Austrian and Central European Relations for junior researchers for the academic year 2022/23.

Botstiber IAS CEU Fellowship2022-08-25T15:02:15+00:00

Botstiber Compact Seminar at UC Berkeley

The Botstiber Compact Seminar in Austrian Studies at the UC Berkeley Institute of European Studies

The Botstiber Institute for Austrian-American Studies (BIAAS) is pleased to announce The Botstiber Compact Seminar in Austrian Studies at the UC Berkeley Institute of European Studies.

Applications for the position of Visiting Professor to teach the newly created Botstiber Compact Seminar in Austrian Studies are now open. Interested applicants should propose a topic for the compact seminar, which will take place over five weeks, related to Austrian literature, history, or culture, in the broadest sense. Interdisciplinary approaches and themes are encouraged. The Botstiber Compact Seminar is an official UC Berkeley course, offered for credit (2 units), to graduate students and advanced undergraduates from all UC Berkeley Departments. The course will have three hours of instruction per week plus office hours for meeting with students. During his/her stay, the selected Visiting Professor will also give a public lecture—the “Botstiber Lecture”—at the Institute of European Studies. The lecture should refer to the historic relationship between the United States and Austria, including lands of the former Habsburg Empire, in accordance with BIAAS’s mission.

The first Botstiber Compact Seminar in Austrian Studies at UC Berkeley will be offered in the Spring 2022 semester (February-April 2022). Click the link below for detailed application information and instructions.

Botstiber Compact Seminar at UC Berkeley2022-08-25T15:03:45+00:00

Learn about the 2020 BIAAS Grantees

Learn about the 2020 BIAAS Grantees

Congratulations to our 2020 award recipients. View our Database of Funded Research to learn more about the scholars/organizations and their projects which highlight the historic relationship between the United States and Austria. Projects and events funded include: archival research, articles, books, conferences/symposia, digital projects, documentary films, exhibits, lectures, and workshops.

Learn about the 2020 BIAAS Grantees2022-08-25T15:13:25+00:00

Grant for Fulbright-Botstiber Visiting Professor of Austrian-American Studies in the United States

Grant for Fulbright-Botstiber Visiting Professor of Austrian-American Studies in the United States

The Botstiber Institute for Austrian-American Studies and Fulbright Austria invite you to apply for a 4-month guest professorship in the US for the academic year 2021-22 by October 30., 2020:

Grant for Fulbright-Botstiber Visiting Professor of Austrian-American Studies in the United States2022-08-25T15:10:57+00:00

Now Presenting Christiane Tewinkel and Joseph Malherek

Now Presenting Christiane Tewinkel and Joseph Malherek

In 2016, the Botstiber Institute for Austrian-American Studies (BIAAS) and the Central European University established the Botstiber Fellowship in Transatlantic Austrian and Central European Relationships at the Institute for Advanced Study at Central European University (IAS CEU). The first scholars embarked in the fall of 2017 for the inaugural fellowships at IAS CEU to share their research with their colleagues in a vibrant multidisciplinary center.

Now Presenting Christiane Tewinkel and Joseph Malherek2022-08-25T15:12:09+00:00
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