Christian Carlsen, who was an Austrian Fulbright Teaching Assistant at UNO, will be continuing his studies at Oxford University (Balliol College) this Fall.
The Botstiber Institute for Austrian-American Studies announces the availability of grants for projects that promote an understanding of the historic relationship between the United States and Austria.
CenterAustria welcomes Dr. Andrea Grisold back to campus. Dr. Grisold is Professor at the Institute for Institutional and Heterodox Economics at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration and will serve as Fulbright Visiting Professor during the 2009 Spring semester.
Dietrich W. Botstiber was a graduate of the Technical University of Vienna and an Austrian emigrant to United States in the late 1930s. He enjoyed a very successful career as an engineer in the field of aeronautics in Philadelphia. After his death, a foundation was set up to foster Austrian-American relations by way of educational exchanges.
For more than a generation after World War II, official government doctrine and many Austrians insisted they had been victims of Nazi aggression in 1938 and, therefore, bore no responsibility for German war crimes.
Acadians and Cajuns: The Politics and Culture of French Minorities in North America
Ursula Mathis-Moser and Günter Bischof, eds.
When: Tuesday, February 10, 2009, 3:00 pm
Where: Earl K. Long Library, Room 407
A Stronger Venus? A Moderate Mars? Europe's Future Role in Transatlantic Relations.
Dr. Eva Lichtenberger
Member of the European Parliament
When: Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2009, 2:30 pm
Where: Library Room 407
A special week of programming to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Austrian Student Program (ASP) in New Orleans:
Lecturer of International Relations,
Helmut Schmidt University of the Federal Armed Forces Hamburg
Boat People Exodus across the Mediterranean: EU-Migration Policies towards Africa
When: Monday, February 16, 2008, 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Where: History Department Lounge, LA 197
Dr. Gerald Steinacher
Nazis on the Run: The Ratline for War Criminals Through Italy and the Vatican
When: Wednesday, February 18, 2009
Where: The National World War II Museum
Impressions from the Austrian Student Program's Anniversary in New Orleans.
The Ninth Annual Marshall Plan Chair Lecture:
How to Reach the Goal of Affordable Housing? Vienna vs. New Orleans
ustrian Marshall Plan Chair, Department of Finance, UNO/University of Economics and Business Administration, Vienna
When: March 3, 2:00 pm,
Where: Kirshmann Hall Room 131, UNO
Guenter Bischof (center) gave a book talk at the Austrian Embassy in Washington, D.C. on vol. XVII of Contemporary Austrian Studies "New Perspectives on Austrians and World War II".
Austrian Soldiers in the German Wehrmacht During World War II
University of Arkansas at Fayetteville
When: Monday, March 16, 2009 12:30—1:30 p.m.
Where: Liberal Arts Building, Room 197
Lecturer, Charles University, Prague
Fulbright Scholar, Yale University
I) Czech(oslovak)—American Relations in the Twentieth Century
When: Tuesday, March 24, 2009, 11:00 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
Where: Dr. Bischof’s U.S. Diplomacy Course, Bicentennial Education Center, Room 206
II) The Destiny of German War Criminals in Greece and the Unresolved Issue of Postwar Reparations
When: Tuesday, March 24, 2009, 12:30–1:30 p.m.
Where: Liberal Arts Building, Room 197
The History of the Fulbright Program and its Impact on the Academic Culture in Austria
Austrian Science Ministry Fellow, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities/University of Vienna
When: April 13, 2009, 12:30 pm-1:30 pm
Where: Liberal Arts Lounge, Room 197, The University of New Orleans
Living with Katrina
Dr. Manfred Prisching
Professor of Sociology, University of Graz, Austria
When: Wednesday, April 8, 2009, 11 am
Where: Liberal Arts Lounge, LA 197
A week before Hurricane Katrine hit New Orleans, Dr. Prisching arrived with his family in New Orleans to begin a sabbatical semester at UNO. He moved into a house and was ready to teach a course on “globalization” in the UNO Sociology Department; his plan was write a book on globalization.
POPULAR CULTURE IN FIN-DE-SIÈCLE AUSTRIA: WHERE WERE THE JEWS?
When: Thursday, April 16, 2009, 12:30 – 1:30pm.
Post-War Masculinities: Demilitarization, Repatriation and Reassimilation of former Austrian Wehrmacht Soldiers after World War II
Michael S. Maier
Ministry of Science Research Fellow, Center Austria, The University of New Orleans
When: April 21, 2009, 12:30 – 1:30pm
Where: The University of New Orleans, Liberal Arts Lounge, LA 197
EVOLUTION OF THE EUROPEAN UNION, THE EUROPEAN CENTRAL BANK, AND THE EU’S STRATEGIES AND ACTIONS IN THE CURRENT ECONOMIC CRISIS.
Prof. Andrea Grisold
Vienna University of Economics and Business
When: Tuesday, April 21, 2009; 2:00 pm
Where: UNO Kirshman Hall Auditorium 122