As part of its Ten Year Anniversary celebration, CenterAustria is hosting lectures, conferences and concerts throughout the academic year of 2007/8.
Join us for Center Austria‘s 10th Birthday Party!
When: Friday, February 8, 2008, 4-6 p.m.
Where: Geoghegan Grand Ballroom, Homer Hitt Alumni, The University of New Orleans, 2000 Lakeshore Drive, New Orleans
- Dr. Timothy P. Ryan Chancellor, The University of New Orleans
- Dr. Karlheinz Töchterle Rektor, University of Innsbruck
- Dr. Eva Nowotny Austrian Ambassador to the United States
- Dr. Gordon H. „Nick“ Mueller Founding Father of Center Austria, President and CEO, The National WWII Museum
Light buffet and drinks will be served; Music by UNO‘s Louis Armstrong Quartett
RSVP: please call Sandra Scherl/Center Austria at: 504.280.3223 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org by February 1, 2008.
Attire: business casual.
Dr. Erhard Busek
Nation Building in the Balkans in the 21st Century
Election commentary by Guenter Bischof in the Austrian paper Die Furche.
Austrian paper Vorarlberger Nachrichten highlights work of Austrians at UNO (in German).
Photos from a 10-year anniversary celebration with the Ambassador of Austria, Eva Nowotny.
The Controversy About the Slave Trade in Britain
Where: The University of New Orleans, Center Austria, Education Bldg., Room 128
When: Tuesday, February 26, 2008, 9:30 am to 4:00 pm
On the recent occasion of the Ten-Year Anniversary celebration of Center Austria, Mr. Terrance Kline of the Botstiber Foundation of Philadelphia announced the generous funding through UNO’s CenterAustria for Austrian engineering graduate students to enroll at UNO.
The students of the Austrian Student Program 2008 enjoy their last afternoon at UNO before they leave for Washington, D.C.
The Politics of the Nobel Peace Prize
Professor Helge Pharo
Professor of International History, University of Oslo
Sponsored by the City of Innsbruck & with the support of the Austrian Cultural Forum, New York
When: March 12 - 16, 2008
Where: Performing Arts Center, The University of New Orleans
Austrian Students and Center Austria staff represented their native country at The University of New Orleans' International Nite.
Prague Spring and the Warsaw Pact Invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1968
When: Thursday and Friday, 3-4 April, 2008
Where: Earl K. Long Library 407, The University of New Orleans
A UNO CenterAustria Ten Year Anniversary Conference in Cooperation with the Boltzmann Institute for War Consequences Graz, Austria
THE RED ARMY IN THE POSTWAR OCCUPATION OF AUSTRIA, 1945-1955
Dr. Barbara Stelzl-Marx
Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Research on War Consequences, Graz, Austria
When: 10 April 2008, 12:30 - 2:00 pm
Where: The University of New Orleans, CenterAustria Conference Room ED 128
Team Center Austria participated in the Swamp Volleyball Tournament at UNO. They were cheered on by their coach and numerous fans.
Clean Air Initiatives in the U.S.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
When: Thursday, 24 April 2008 17:00i
Where: Aula of the Main University Building, University of Innsbruck, Christoph-Probst-Platz, Innrain 52, A-6020 Innsbruck
Sandra Scherl and Marion Wieser of Center Austria were presented the student leadership recognition award in recognition of outstanding leadership skills and service given to the University of New Orleans during the 2007-2008 academic year.
The Influence of Religious Groups on the 2006 Midterm Elections – Selected Observations
PhD candidate, School of Political Science and Sociology, University of Innsbruck and 2007/08 Austrian Ministry of Science Fellow at UNO’s Center Austria
When: Wednesday, April 30, 2008 1:00pm
Where: Center Austria, Conference Room,ED 128, University of New Orleans
Images of the Marshall Plan: Film, Photographs, Exhibits, Posters
When: May 19 - 20, 2008
Where: AWS Vienna, Ungergasse
The Austrian Marshall Plan Foundation sponsored a symposium “Images of the Marshall Plan: Film, Photographs, Exhibits, Posters” on May 19/20 in Vienna. CenterAustria of the University of New Orleans and the Institute of Social and Economic History of the University of Vienna were the program organizers.