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PODCASTS

BIAAS actively promotes the work of our grantees, fellows and other Austrian-American Scholars through our podcast series.

Saturday night gathering of Austrian-Italian members of the Venetia Giulia fraternity, an International Workers' Order in New York, 1943.

The Botstiber Austrian-American Podcast

The Botstiber Austrian-American Podcast features interviews with scholars who specialize in the field of Austrian-American studies. Interviews cover topics relating to history, literature, politics, and cultural studies.

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Podcast 2 of 3, James Oberly: From a Multiethnic Empire to a Nation of Nations: Austro-Hungarian Migrants in the US, 1870-1940

The second of three podcasts dedicated to exploring the history of the mass migration from Austria-Hungary to the United States.

In this three-part series on their book entitled From a Multiethnic Empire to a Nation of Nations: Austro-Hungarian Migrants in the US, 1870 to 1940, authors Wladimir Fischer-Nebmaier, James Oberly, and Annemarie Steidl discuss the unique findings of their collaborative, multi-disciplinary study in which they uncovered new information regarding the migration between the Habsburg Monarchy and the United States—among the most significant migrations in history. Their work challenges commonly held immigration theories regarding assimilation while documenting the diversity of ethnic and religious groups during the two waves of migration from Austro-Hungary.

Podcast 3 of 3, Annemarie Steidl: From a Multiethnic Empire to a Nation of Nations: Austro-Hungarian Migrants in the US, 1870-1940

The third of three podcasts dedicated to exploring the history of the mass migration from Austria-Hungary to the United States.

In this three-part series on their book entitled From a Multiethnic Empire to a Nation of Nations: Austro-Hungarian Migrants in the US, 1870 to 1940, authors Wladimir Fischer-Nebmaier, James Oberly, and Annemarie Steidl discuss the unique findings of their collaborative, multi-disciplinary study in which they uncovered new information regarding the migration between the Habsburg Monarchy and the United States—among the most significant migrations in history. Their work challenges commonly held immigration theories regarding assimilation while documenting the diversity of ethnic and religious groups during the two waves of migration from Austro-Hungary.

Exploring the American Immigration Experience Through Fiction

Austrian author Theodora Bauer discusses her writing process and research for her 2017 novel, Chikago. Published in German, Chikago chronicles the immigration journey of three young people, Feri, Katica, and Anica, from Burgenland to Chicago during the 1920s and 1930s.

Czech-American Brewers & the Rise of American-Made Pilsner

University of Illinois at Chicago doctoral candidate Alison Orton discusses the ways immigrants from Central Europe changed the landscape of beer culture in the United States.

Transatlantic Migration & Ethnic Identity

Dr. Kristina Poznan, Associate Director of the Botstiber Institute for Austrian-American Studies, discusses the experiences of early 20th century Austro-Hungarian migrants to the United States.