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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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2019 BIAAS Interview with Dr. Anton Pelinka (Part 2 of 4: “The Lesser Evil”)

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 explains “the politics of the lesser evil.” Drawing lessons from WWII, Dr. Pelinka questions the pursuit of a “perfect society” based upon emotional and idealistic cultural visions within a democracy. To see other clips of Dr. Pelinka’s and Dr. Cohen’s interview, visit our YouTube Playlist.

2019 BIAAS Interview with Dr. Anton Pelinka (Part 3 of 4: Migration is Nothing New)

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 explores the question of immigration and its use as a “wedge issue” by nationalistic politicians. To see other clips of Dr. Pelinka’s and Dr. Cohen’s interview, visit our YouTube Playlist.

2019 BIAAS Interview with Dr. Anton Pelinka (Part 4 of 4: A Career)

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.

2019 BIAAS Lecture with Dr. Anton Pelinka (Highlight Video)

On May 9th, 2019 at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Dr. Anton Pelinka, professor of political science and nationalism studies, delivered a public lecture entitled “Good Uncle Sam, Bad Uncle Sam: The Perception of the United States in Post-Habsburg Austria”. The event was co-sponsored with the Foreign Policy Research Institute.

2019 BIAAS Lecture with Dr. Anton Pelinka (Full Lecture)

On May 9th, 2019 at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Dr. Anton Pelinka, professor of political science and nationalism studies, delivered a public lecture entitled “Good Uncle Sam, Bad Uncle Sam: The Perception of the United States in Post-Habsburg Austria”. The event was co-sponsored with the Foreign Policy Research Institute.

2019 Cultural Politics and Propaganda Conference – Günter Bischof

Günter Bischof’s Key Lecture: “Towards the American Century: Austria and the United States.” “Cultural Politics and Propaganda: Mediated Narratives and Images in Austrian-American Relations (1900-2000)” Conference took place from March 28 – 30, 2019 at the Austrian Academy of Sciences in Vienna, Austria. “Culture Politics and Propaganda” was hosted by the North Atlantic Triangle Commission and sponsored by the Botstiber Institute for Austrian-American Studies (BIAAS) and the Austrian Marshall Plan Foundation. Günter Bischof is a member of the Board of Advisors at the Botstiber Institute for Austrian-American Studies.

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