Austria’s and Germany’s Struggle with Islamophobia and the Integration of Muslim Immigrants and Citizens
When: Monday, March 28, 2011, 4 pm
here: Liberal Arts Lounge, LA 197, UNO Lakefront Campus
Chair: Günter Bischof
Alexander Smith (Austria),
Muharrem Özdemir (Austria),
Akin Can (Austria),
Thomas Stadtmüller (Germany)
Günter Bischof is the Marshall Plan Professor of History and Director of CenterAustria at UNO; he is a native of Western Austria and a graduate of the University of Innsbruck, UNO and Harvard.
Akin Can is studying Business Administration at the University of Innsbruck and is working as Turkish and German teacher at the college of Higher Education in Vorarlberg; he also founded his own company. The 2011 spring term he is studying at the UNO College of Business as a visiting student.
Muharrem Özdemir is studying Management and Economics at the University of Innsbruck; he is also working as research assistant at the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland; he is a visiting student at UNO’s Business College for two semesters and will begin an internship with the permanent mission of Austria to the United Nations in New York in the fall.
Alexander Smith is the Austrian Ministry of Science Fellow at CenterAustria and is working on PHDs in Political Science and Economic History at the University of Innsbruck.
Thomas Stadtmüller was born in 1988 in Munich; he is studying Management and Economics at the University of Innsbruck; he is a visiting student in Business at UNO in the spring of 2011.