2018 Meeting of Austrian Centers

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).

 From left: Marc Landry, Bela Teleky, Bernhard Achhorner, Günter Bischof.

From left: Marc Landry, Bela Teleky, Bernhard Achhorner, Günter Bischof.

 

 

Lunchtalk

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

When:
Monday, September 10, 2018, 12:30 – 1:30 PM
Where:
Seminar Room, International Center 118

Lunch Lecture

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

Professor Rollinger Talk

 Professor Rollinger

Professor Rollinger

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.