The center was well-represented at the 2018 Annual Meeting of the German Studies Association (GSA), which was held in Pittsburgh, PA from September 27-30, 2018. Center Austria Director Günter Bischof and Associate Director Marc Landry were both in attendance and actively took part in the conference.
A group of University of Innsbruck students at UNO toured the National World War II Museum and were welcomed by Dr. Mueller, the museum’s founding director and CEO, who previously had also served as Center Austria’s inaugural director.
The 2018 meeting of Austrian centers was organized by the the Wirth Center at the University of Alberta in Edmonton. The final day of the meeting was held at Lake Louise in Banff National Park. Attending for Center Austria were associate director Mark Landry, Center Austria Fellows Bela Teleky and Bernhard Achhorner, and Günter Bischof (Director).
Center Austria welcomes the incoming student group for the 2018 Fall semester! We wish everyone a great and productive time.
Dr. David Wineroither
Senior Research Fellow, Center for Social Sciences, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Senior Research Advisor, Faculty for Public Administration, National University for Public Service, Budapest
The Politics of Populism in “Central Europe”: Austria, Hungary, and the Czech Republic
Monday, September 10, 2018, 12:30 – 1:30 PM
Seminar Room, International Center 118
Overview of scheduled events, fall semester 2018 - check back regularly, as additional events might be added over time.
Center Austria congratulates Dietmar Riedl, recipient of the 2018 UNO - Center Austria Prize in Transatlantic History. His work, Die Behandlung des Holocaust im Nürnberger Prozess gegen die Hauptkriegsverbrecher und die Wahrnehmung in der deutschen Nachkriegsöffentlichkeit, also won Best Paper at historia.scribere 10.
Raphaela Fischnaller (Center Austria Fellow) and Irinia Pavlovic (Nick Mueller Fellow).
My name is Ben Benton and I am currently working as an intern at the University of New Orleans’s Center Austria. I had to become an intern as part of a graduation requirement for school.
Center Austria Director Professor Guenter Bischof presented the book The Marshall Plan - Since 1947. Saving Europe, Rebuilding Austria, co-authored with Dr. Hans Petschar of the Austrian National Library, at the Austrian Embassy in Washington, DC on May 9, 2018.
The Economic Relationship between Austria and Hungary in the Shadow of the Two World Wars
Béla M. Teleky
Austrian Ministry of Science and Research Fellow
When: April 16, 2018, 12:30 pm
Where: Seminar Room IC 112, The University of New Orleans
Veronika Duma studied history at the University of Vienna in Austria and visited UNO as a "Center Austria Visiting Junior Research Fellow" in February 2018. Duma had a productive stay under the supervision of Professor Guenter Bischof and was able to complete her Ph.D. while at the Center.
Electrifying the World: Towards a Global History of Light and Power
When: March 26, — March 27, 2018
Where: Courtyard Marriott, 910 Iberville St.
French Quarter New Orleans
When: Rescheduled for Thursday March 22, 12:30
Where: Seminar Room, International Center
Professor Rollinger from the University of Innsbruck Department of Ancient History and Oriental Languages gave a talk on the Persian Empire and its vast extent. The discussion after the talk mainly concentrated on comparative empires and how today's regimes in Iran see themselves in the tradition of Cyrus the Great and his vast imperial ambitions.
Brain and Brawn: Geography Students from the University of Vienna show their volunteer spirit!
Anschluss before Hitler: Rethinking Nationalism and Politics in Interwar Austria and Germany
Erin Hochman, Southern Methodist University
When: March 5, 2018, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Earl K. Long Library, Room 407
Dr. Hans Petschar (Austrian National Library) and Center Austria Director Dr. Günter Bischof talk about the Marshall Plan in Austria at the U.S. Embassy's America Haus in Vienna, Austria on February 26, 2018.
Hans Petschar and Günter Bischof present their book on the Marshall Plan in a panel discussion with Ewald Hiebl and Norwegian Film historian Maria Fritsche in the old library of the University of Salzburg in the course of an international colloquium, Transformative Recovery? The European Recovery Program (ERP)/Marshall Plan in European Tourism.
Bosnian artist Aida Sehovic presented her project " Sto Te Nema" on February 22nd at UNO's International Center. The title translates into "Where are you? Where have you been?" and is an artist's way of talking about the genocide at Srebrenica, Bosnia.