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Center for Austrian Studies - Spring 2024 Events Calendar

**Please Note: event details are subject to change. Please check the specific event pages as they are updated for the most current information. For questions regarding events CAS co-sponsors, please contact the main organizer(s) of the event in question.**

Spring 2024

Co-Sponsored Event, and organized by the UMN Department of History Book Club - Wednesday, January 17th, 6:00-7:00p - Discussion with UMN Visiting Professor Oleksandr Komarenko (Scholar at Risk, National University of Kyiv), and UMN assistant professor Igor Tchoukarine. The Russia-Ukraine War in Historical Context. Please register here

Co-Sponsored Event, and organized by the Program in History of Science, Technology & Medicine -  Friday, February 2 at 3:35 P.M. in Nicholson Hall 125 – Colloquium with Natalia Aleksiun (Bud Shorstein Center for Jewish Studies; University of Florida), Cadavers, Jews, and the Politics of Medical Discourse in East Central Europe.

Co-Sponsored Event, and organized by the Human Rights ProgramThursday, February 8th, 5:00-7:00p in Andersen Library - Exhibition Opening, “Global Reach of Local Activism: Minnesota’s Human Rights Stories” 

Co-Sponsored Event, and organized by the Immigration History Research Center - Monday, February 12th [Time TBD; Zoom information forthcoming]:  Book Talk with Kathy Fennelly (Professor Emerita - Humphrey School of Public Affairs), Family Declassified: Uncovering My Grandfather’s Journey from Spy to Children’s Book Author. Register here.

Co-Sponsored Event, and organized by the Center for Jewish Studies - Wednesday, February 14th 7:30-9:00p at Mt Zion Temple (St. Paul) - Community Lecture with Sheer Ganor (UMN Department of History), Voicing Propaganda to Nazi Germany: Annemarie Hase, a German-Jewish Refugee at the BBC

Co-Sponsored Film Screening, and organized by Il Cinema Ritrovato on TourSaturday February 17th at 2:00p at The Main Cinema - Screening of Peter; tickets available here

Organized by the Center for Austrian Studies and co-sponsored by the Departments of Art History, Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature, German, Nordic, Slavic & Dutch, and History - Thursday, February 29th at 1:00p in Blegen Hall 115 - Lecture with Adair Rounthwaite (Associate Professor and Chair, Division of Art History - University of Washington), This Is Not My World: Art and Public Space in Socialist Zagreb. in conjunction with ARTH 5413 (Alternative Media: Video, Performance, Digital Art)

Organized by the Center for Austrian Studies and co-sponsored by the Department of Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature - Monday, March 11 at 2:00p - Lecture with Rosie Johnston (Research Center for the History of Transformations - University of Vienna), Red Tape: Radio and Politics in Czechoslovakia, 1945-1969; in conjunction with MIMS 8003 (Historiography of the Moving Image)

Organized by the Center for Austrian StudiesTuesday, March 19th in Social Sciences 710 at 11:30a - Roundtable with Claudia Kumpitsch (BMBWF Fellow, University of Vienna), "Artificial Intelligence in Medical Devices: A Journey Through Technology, Regulation and Limits."

Co-Sponsored by the Centers for Austrian Studies and Premodern Studies, and organized by Anselm House - Thursday, April 4th & Friday, April 5th (Time TBD) - Talk with Carlos Eire (Professor of History and Religious Studies, Yale University).

Co-sponsored event - Wednesday, April 10th and Thursday, April 11th - Symposium organized by Dr. Noam Sienna and Robyn Awend, "Letters That Link Us: Histories And Mysteries Of Hebrew Type An Interdisciplinary Symposium."

Co-sponsored with WCHWGS (Workshop of the Comparative History of Women, Gender, and Sexuality) - Friday, April 26th at 3:30-5:00p - Discussion of pre-circulated draft of a paper by Therese Garstenauer (Fulbright Visiting Professor, UMN Department of History - University of Vienna)