Lecture: Dr. Thomas Schwartz

Center Austria and the Department of History invite you to a guest lecture as part of the Modern China course by 

Dr. Thomas Schwartz
Professor of History, Vanderbilt University

The China Syndrome:
Henry Kissinger and the Domestic Politics of the Opening to China

When: Friday, Nov 16, 2012, 10:00 am
Where: Education Building, ED 224

LECTURE: Vladimir Đorđević

Kosovo & Serbia Pursue Membership in the EU: Prospects for Success and Implications for US Foreign Policy in the Region

Vladimir Đorđević

Dept. of International Relations and European Studies
Masaryk University, Czech Republic

When: Tuesday November 13, 2012 at 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Where: Liberal Arts Bldg. 236, UNO Lakefront Campus

Lunch Talk: Robert Misik

Robert Misik

What Does It Mean to Be a Progressive in the 21st Century?

When: November 2, 2012, 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Where: Liberal Arts Lounge, LA 197

Robert Misik is a freelance writer and journalist in Vienna who regularly contributes to leading Austrian, German and Swiss newspapers and weeklies, including the Neue Züricher Zeitung, Die Zeit, Berliner Zeitung, and Profil; he also does a weekly Videoblog at the Website of the Austrian Newspaper Der Standard and his private Blog www.misik.at.

Congratulations Dr. Bischof

Dr. Guenter Bischof, Director of Center Austria, received the “Austrian Award for Science and the Arts, 1st class” on Oct. 25 in Vienna from Dr. Karl-Heinz Toechterle, Austrian Minister of Science, in a ceremony at the Ministry of Science in Vienna.  The award ceremony was staged during the Annual Meeting of Austrian Centers in Vienna. Professor Arnold Suppan, Vice President of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, delivered the “laudation” for Bischof.


When the Superpowers Almost Unleashed Nuclear War
Historians and the Cuban Missile Crisis: 50 Years Later

UNO Center Austria & the Department of History
And the World Affairs Council of New Orleans

Where: Earl K. Long Library, Room 407,
When: Tuesday, October 30, 2012, 5 – 7 pm


Kosovo & Serbia Pursue Membership in the EU: Prospects for Success and Implications for US Foreign Policy in the RegionVladimir Dordevic on November 13th. 

by Vladimir Dordevic

Presented by the University of New Orleans' International Studies Program, The World Affairs Council of New Orleans, and Center Austria

When: 12:30-1:30pm. 
Where: UNO Lakefront Campus, Liberal Arts Building, Room 197

Center Austria at the GSA

Guenter Bischof lectures on a panel on "The Fall of the Berlin Wall and the End of the Soviet Union" at the annual meeting of the German Studies Association in Milwaukee (From left to right: Bischof,  Peter Ruggenthale [Graz], Thomas Wegener Friis [Denmark], Mark Kramer [Harvard]; Manfred Wilke [Berlin] is lecturing).


The American Friends of the Documentation Center of Austrian Resistance and the Center Austria of the University of New Orleans are pleased to announce the award of first annual Radomir Luza Prize for an outstanding work in the field of Austrian and/or Czechoslovak World War II studies, particularly in the fields of diplomatic history, resistance and war studies. This prize carries a cash award of $500.00 and seeks to encourage research in the above mentioned fields focusing on the time period between the Anschluss and the end of the Second World War.