We congratulate (from left) Edith Kreutner, Center Austria's Sandra Scherl, Professor Charles Hadley, and Austrian Ministry of Science Fellow Marion Wieser, who were inducted into Phi Beta Delta International Honor Society.
Competing Memories? Remembering the Holocaust and the Gulag in European Post 1989 Identity
Dr. Andreas Pribersky (Marshall Plan Chair, UNO and Professor of Political Science at the University of Vienna) and Dr. Alla Rosca (Visiting Fulbright Professor, UNO, Professor of Political Science, Moldova State University) delivered talks on the topic of memory in the European Union and countries formelry belonging to the Eastern Block.
Center Austria's Director, Dr. Günter Bischof, introduces the speakers.
From left: Rektor Karlheinz Töchterle, Dean James Logan, Prof Franz Mathis, UNO-LFU Innsbruck Friendship Treaty Coordinator
The Center for Austrian Culture and Commerce at The University of New Orleans and the City of Innsbruck, Austria
THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW ORLEANS AND THE CITY OF INNSBRUCK
ANNUAL ART EXCHANGE
From November 7th to December 3rd 2007
UNO FINE ARTS GALLERY
This program is generously supported by the City of Innsbruck and The University of New Orleans and has become a corner stone of this transatlantic friendship.
On the occasion of the Austrian National Holiday members of the Austrian Community in New Orleans (Club Schönbrunn) and students from Center Austria celebrated together in the spectacular Plimsoll Club of the New Orleans World Trade Center. The luncheon was hosted by Philip Lorio III, the Honorary Consul General of Austria for Louisiana and Mississippi, and his spouse Kathy. Center Austria director, Dr. Guenter Bischof, delivered the luncheon speech.
"New Orleans, Innsbruck Congress, and the Center Austria European Office promote sister-city and university partnership exchange at the annual Innsbruck Fall Trade Fair.
Center Austria was delighted to host the annual meeting of the Louisiana Association of Teachers of German at the University of New Orleans campus on Saturday, October 20th, 2007.
Austrian radio station FM4 published a report by former Austrian UNO student Martin Frick about spending an academic year abroad in New Orleans. Follow the below link. Sorry folks, this text is in German language.http://fm4.orf.at/auslandssemester/
Austria’s Economic And Social Performance 2000-2006 Within A European Context
Andrea Grisold, Professor of Economics at the Vienna University of Economics, and Wolfgang Maderthaner, Director of the Austrian Society of Labor History, held a guest lecture on the economic and social performance of Austria during the “Schüssel government 2000-2006”. During these years, a coalition formed between the “Österreichischen Volkspartei” (ÖVP) and the “Freiheitliche Partei Österreichs” (FPÖ) was in power.
Some 30 years ago Dr. Gordon “Nick” Mueller launched the University of New Orleans Summer School at the University of Innsbruck, which contributed significantly to a close cooperation between the universities and cities of Innsbruck and New Orleans. Dr. Mueller, also current President and CEO of the National World War II Museum - one of New Orleans’ main attractions - talked with Austrian Information about the different stations of his career, his current responsibilities in New Orleans two years after Hurricane Katrina and his strong ties with Innsbruck, Austria.
> Read the full article in the Austrian Embassy`s publication "Austrian Information"
European Union’s Enlargement: Opportunity Or Risk?
Left: Michael Schwarzinger, Martin Sajdik, Honorary Consul for the Republic of Austria, Philip D. Lorio III and Günter Bischof, Director of Center Austria, UNO.
Center Austria presents a guest lecture by:
Dr. Andrea Grisold
Professor of Economics at the Vienna University of Economics. She has published widely on the Austrian cultural industry and has held the Marshall Plan Chair at the University of New Orleans.
Dr. Wolfgang Maderthaner
Director of the Austrian Society of Labor History. He has published on the formation and the theory of modernity as well as on Fordism and Postfordism in the Central European context.
AUSTRIA’S ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL PERFORMANCE 2000-2006 WITHIN A EUROPEAN CONTEXT
Tuesday, September 25th 2007 at 4 p.m. at ED 128, Center Austria
ALL ARE WELCOME!