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Center for Austrian Studies - Spring 2023 Events Calendar

**Please Note: event information is subject to change. Please check the specific event tabs below this list for the most up-to-date information. For events CAS co-sponsors, please see the event information posted by the main organizer of the event.**

Monday, January 30th at 12:30 PM CST. Virtual Lecture with Dr. Andreas Kranebitter (Incoming Director, Documentation Center for Austrian Resistance, Vienna).  Surveying Mass Murder: GIs and the Production of Sociological Knowledge about the Nazi Concentration Camps.” Presented by the Center for Austrian Studies and the Center for Holocaust and Genocide to commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day. 

Thursday, February 23rd at 11:30 AM - On-Campus Panel Discussion - with 2022 CAS Fellows (Nikoleta Sremac; Sociology, Björn Treber; German, Nordic Slavic & Dutch), and current CAS BMBWF Graduate Fellow (Hannah Myott; University of Vienna, Social and Cultural Anthropology). For registration for the event, click here. **NOTE: EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER**

Tuesday, March 14th at 7:30 PM CDT. Community Lecture with Michael Lower (Morse Alumni Distinguished Teaching Professor, UMN Dept. of History). “West Ham United 0-5 Hakoah Vienna: How an All-Jewish Team Defeated the English at Their Own Game, Conquered Austrian Soccer, and Defied the Nazis.” Location: Minnesota JCC - Capp Center St Paul. Presented by the Center for Jewish Studies. Co-sponsored by the Center for Austrian Studies and the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies. 

Wednesday, March 22nd 12:00 Noon CDT. On-Campus Lecture with Viktoria Pötzl (Assistant Professor of German Studies, Grinnell College).A Jewish Writer’s Longing for Equality: Klara Blum’s Journey Eastwards” Presented by the Center for Austrian Studies. Co-sponsored by the Center for Jewish Studies. For registration, click here

Friday, April 7th at 12:15 PM CDT. On-Campus Lecture with Valerie Kivelson (Thomas N. Tentler Collegiate Professor; Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of History, University of Michigan). Presented by the Center for Premodern Studies and the Program in History of Science, Technology, and Medicine. Co-sponsored by the Center for Austrian Studies.

Monday, April 10th - Tuesday, April 11th [Time TBD], On-Campus Film Screening and Panel Discussion. “Je Suis Noires” (Directors: Juliana Fanjul & Rachel M'Bon). Presented by the Institute for Global Studies and the Center for German and European Studies. Co-sponsored by the Departments of Asian & Asian American Studies, French & Italian, Cultural Studies & Comparative Literature, German, Nordic, Slavic & Dutch, and Spanish & Portuguese. 

Wednesday, April 19th - Thursday, April 20th. On-Campus Conference and Workshop. “Bruno Kreisky: A Reassessment.” Cosponsored by Center Austria (University of New Orleans) and the Botstiber Institute for Austrian-American Studies

Tuesday, April 25th at 9:45 AM [Location TBD]. On-Campus Lecture with Ke-chin Hsia (Assistant Professor, Department of History, Indiana University-Bloomington)