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Thursday, September 11. Lecture. Sabine Haag, executive director, Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna. "Magic Radiance and Imperial Splendor: Masterpieces of the Kunstkammer Vienna." 11:00 a.m., Pillsbury Auditorium, Minneapolis Institute of Arts. Sponsored by the Minneapolis Institute of the Arts. The talk is free but tickets are required. It is currently at capacity, but overflow seating is still available. Please see the MIA website for details.


Monday-Wednesday, September 15-17. Annual Meeting of the Austrian Studies Centers. Various times and locations on and off of the University of Minnesota campus.


Tuesday, September 16. Lecture. Arnold Suppan, history, University of Vienna and Austrian Academy of Sciences. “Hitler, Beneš, and Tito: Conflict, War, and Genocide in East-Central and Southeastern Europe." 4:00-5:30 p.m., 1210 Heller Hall. Cosponsored by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Science and Research.


Wednesday, October 8. Lecture. John Deak, history, Notre Dame. "The Unraveling of the Habsburg Empire: New Perspectives on Austria-Hungary's Internal War in 1914." 4:00-5:30 p.m., 710 Social Sciences Tower


Tuesday, October 28. Lecture. Kimberly Zarecor, architecture and architectural history, Iowa State University. “Why Ostrava is not Detroit: Communist Legacies in a Post-Communist Industrial City.” 4:00-5:30 p.m., 1210 Heller Hall.


Wednesday, November 19..Annual Robert A. Kann Memorial Lecture. James Tracy, University of Minnesota Professor Emeritus. "Habsburg-Ottoman Wars, 1526 – 1606: A Clash of Civilizations." 1210 Heller Hall, 4:00-5:30 p.m.