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Announcements Louthan

Welcome Howard Louthan!

Howard Louthan, incoming Director of the Center for Austrian Studies, arrived in August and is quickly learning about the university and about Minnesota.

Spring Events Calendar

We are pleased to announce our spring events calendar, and look forward to another season full of a wide range of activities and discussions. We hope to see you soon!

Upcoming Lecture in commemoration of the 600th anniversary of Jan Hus's execution

Jan Hus stampJeanne Grant (Metropolitan State University): "The Many Lives of Jan Hus and Hussitism in Biographies and Appropriations"
Thursday, February 4, 4:00 PM in 1210 Heller Hall
In honor of last year's 600th anniversary of Jan Hus's execution, this talk is a reflection upon ways that Hus and the Hussite movement have been appropriated for religious, political, or other purposes through the centuries. It will also touch upon commemorations during the sexacentennial year (2015) in the Czech Republic.

BMWFW Fellowship at CAS

Since1992, the Bundesministerium für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Wirtschaft (BMWFW) Fellowship has been developing scholars and expanding horizons by giving Austrian graduate students a 10-month residency with a generous stipend at the Center for Austrian Studies. Opportunities abound for fellows to attend seminars, work with world-class University of Minnesota faculty, do schoarly research, and gain experience with administrative and research projects at a major research university. APPLICATION DEADLINE is March 15, 2016. Learn more here!