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Want to learn more about Austrian-American history? Watch the following videos produced by the Botstiber Institute for Austrian-American Studies to improve your understanding of the historic relationship between Austria and the United States.

Austrian Glass at The International Exhibition of 1862 Austrian court (Stereograph)

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Part 3 of 3: Scholarship “A Lifetime Engagement with Austria”

Over the course of his distinguished career, Harry Carl Schaub served as Honorary Consul General of the Republic of Austria to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, partnered at the law firm Montgomery, McCracken, Walker & Rhoads, and authored a celebrated biography of the Austrian Abwehr General Erwin Lahousen. In this interview, Harry Carl Schaub casts a retrospective look on his lifetime of engagement with Austria. Conducted by Professor Frank Trommler, Professor Emeritus of Germanic Languages and Literatures at the University of Pennsylvania, the three-part video focuses on the youth of Harry Carl Schaub in Lucerne County, Pennsylvania, the consular professional life, and his work as a scholar of Austrian history.

Part 2 of 3: Professional Life “A Lifetime Engagement with Austria”

Over the course of his distinguished career, Harry Carl Schaub served as Honorary Consul General of the Republic of Austria to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, partnered at the law firm Montgomery, McCracken, Walker & Rhoads, and authored a celebrated biography of the Austrian Abwehr General Erwin Lahousen. In this interview, Harry Carl Schaub casts a retrospective look on his lifetime of engagement with Austria. Conducted by Professor Frank Trommler, Professor Emeritus of Germanic Languages and Literatures at the University of Pennsylvania, the three-part video focuses on the youth of Harry Carl Schaub in Lucerne County, Pennsylvania, the consular professional life, and his work as a scholar of Austrian history.

Part 1 of 3: Biography and Early Life “A Lifetime Engagement with Austria”

Over the course of his distinguished career, Harry Carl Schaub served as Honorary Consul General of the Republic of Austria to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, partnered at the law firm Montgomery, McCracken, Walker & Rhoads, and authored a celebrated biography of the Austrian Abwehr General Erwin Lahousen. In this interview, Harry Carl Schaub casts a retrospective look on his lifetime of engagement with Austria. Conducted by Professor Frank Trommler, Professor Emeritus of Germanic Languages and Literatures at the University of Pennsylvania, the three-part video focuses on the youth of Harry Carl Schaub in Lucerne County, Pennsylvania, the consular professional life, and his work as a scholar of Austrian history.

2020 BIAAS Interview with Harry Carl Schaub, “A Lifetime Engagement with Austria”

Over the course of his distinguished career, Harry Carl Schaub served as Honorary Consul General of the Republic of Austria to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, partnered at the law firm Montgomery, McCracken, Walker & Rhoads, and authored a celebrated biography of the Austrian Abwehr General Erwin Lahousen. In this interview, Harry Carl Schaub casts a retrospective look on his lifetime of engagement with Austria. Conducted by Professor Frank Trommler, Professor Emeritus of Germanic Languages and Literatures at the University of Pennsylvania, the three-part video focuses on the youth of Harry Carl Schaub in Lucerne County, Pennsylvania, the consular professional life, and his work as a scholar of Austrian history.

Anna Freud and ‘The Conscience of Society’ by Elizabeth Ann Danto (BIAAS Grantee) and Alexandra Steiner-Strauss

Drawing on a wealth of still and video archival materials, this 15 minute digital exhibit brings to life the fascinating intersection of psychoanalysis and education. Out of the cultural and political ferment of inter-war Vienna emerged the Hietzing School, founded in the 1920s by Anna Freud and Dorothy Tiffany Burlingham.

Please see the video with subtitles HERE

2019 BIAAS Interview with Dr. Anton Pelinka (Part 1 of 4: U.S.-Austria Relations Since World War II)

Dr. Anton Pelinka, professor of political science and nationalism studies, shares his insights regarding U.S. and Austria relations since WWII with Dr. Gary Cohen, Professor Emeritus of History at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, during an interview on May 11, 2019. In this segment of their interview, Dr. Pelinka discusses how the United States shaped perceptions of the “West” in post-WWII Austria. Ultimately, these impressions resulted in Austria joining the European Union after the end of the Cold War. To see other clips of Dr. Pelinka’s and Dr. Cohen’s interview, visit our YouTube Playlist.