Database of Funded Projects

The Botstiber Institute for Austrian-American Studies has generously funded academic research and public history projects that promote an understanding of the historic relationship between the United States and Austria. The following search tools make it possible to explore these projects and to learn more about the scholars and organizations who have received BIAAS grants and fellowships.


University of Innsbruck

Topics: Film, History
Products: Conference

The Department of American Studies at the University of Innsbruck (Austria) is hosting an online conference in conjunction with an on-campus symposium that explores the manifold relationships between mountains and cinema. A special focus of this conference will be on transatlantic encounters and historical trajectories that connect Central European and North American film cultures. The conference is part of the research project "Delocating Mountains: Cinematic Landscapes and the Alpine Model" ( run by Christian Quendler [...]