Center Austria at the GSA in San Diego

Center Austria was an active participant at the 2016 German Studies Association Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA. Professor Günter Bischof chaired a roundtable "Austria and Migration: The Current Refugee Crisis in Historical Context" with the Ambassador of Austria to the United States,Wolfgang Waldner (right), Dirk Rupnow (University of Innsbruck) and Christiane Hintermann (University of Vienna). 

Professor Bischof also delivered the Saturday luncheon keynote, “American Nation-Building and Postwar Reconstruction: The Marshall Plan in Austria.” Furthermore, Senior Research Fellow Dr. Hannes Richter presented first results from an ongoing research project at the Austrian Embassy in Washington, D.C. on the Austrian image in the United States. 

Photos: click on an image to enlarge. All photos courtesy of Winfried Garscha.