Center Austria congratulates Philipp Lorio III, Austrian Honorary Consul General for Louisiana and Mississippi for Austria’s Grand Decoration of Honour, bestowed by Ambassador Hans Peter Manz on December. 6, 2012.
The Austrian Ambassador to the United States, Dr. Hans Peter Manz, visits Center Austria. Ambassador Manz spoke to University of Innsbruck students about the challenges and rewards of a career in foreign service.
Greetings from the Innsbruck side of Center Austria!
History - Memory - Contemporary Art:
Complex Interdisciplinary Relationships and Their Impact on Designing Exhibitions
When: Tue, Nov. 27, 2012 | 12.30 - 1.30 pm
Where: Liberal Arts Lounge, LA 197, UNO Lakefront Campus
UNO CenterAustria delegation enjoys a full Thanksgiving turkey dinner on the Louisiana bayou amidst Cajuns:
Center Austria applauds the FC Yodeling Team on their success! They played hard and made us proud!
Center Austria and the Fall 2012 Innsbruck student group welcome Dr. Barbara Tasser from the University of Innsbruck to campus and to New Orleans!
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
Center Austria and the Department of History invite you to a special lecture in Dr. Bischof’s Cold War course
Dr. Mark Kramer
Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Harvard University
The End of the Cold War in Eastern Europe
When: Thursday, Nov 15, 2012, 11 am
Where: Liberal Arts Building, LA 172
Kosovo & Serbia Pursue Membership in the EU: Prospects for Success and Implications for US Foreign Policy in the Region
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
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.
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.
On Oct. 24 volume 21 Austrian Lives of Contemporary Austrian Studies was presented to the public in a panel presentation at the Wirtschatsuniversitaet Wien by the editor Guenter Bischof and some of the authors of the volume.
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
from left: Gertraud Griessner, Guenter Bischof, artists Wolfgang Wirth and Ina Hsu, Kevin Baer and Kristin Karl, Dept of Fine Arts, and Kathy Rodriguez, director of the UNO St Claude Gallery
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
Where: UNO Lakefront Campus, Liberal Arts Building, Room 197
Professor Nikki Brown, University of New Orleans Department of History, delivers the 2012 Transatlantic Lecture at the University of Innsbruck.
Commentary in Die Presse [in German]
3.10.2012 | 16:31 | von Günter Bischof (Die Presse)
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.