Austrian Cultural Forum London

Features & upcoming events

Clemens J Setz & Ned Beauman

22 August 2014, 10.15am

Austrian author Clemens Setz has been invited to read from his latest novel Indigo together with UK author Ned Beauman at the Guardian Spiegel tent at the Edinburgh International Book Festival.

Setz was born in 1982 and lives in Graz ...

Peter Lorre Season at BFI Southbank

Peter Lorre Season at BFI Southbank

2 September – 7 October 2014 | BFI Southbank
Although frequently typecast as a villain, Peter Lorre was a master of ambiguity whose complex, subtle art demands closer inspection. Fifty years after his death, Peter Lorre remains one of the best loved brands in ...
  Wolf Suschitzky: Seven Decades of Photography

Wolf Suschitzky: Seven Decades of Photography

10 September 2014, 7.00pm | Austrian Cultural Forum London
Exhibition continues until Friday 19 September Wolf Suschitzky, Vienna-born doyen of black and white photography, has called London his home since 1935. For this special exhibition he has opened his archives of vintage and modern ...
1914: A War of Images

1914: A War of Images

11 September 2014 | Austrian Cultural Forum London
by Günter Kaindlstorfer, AT, 45min, English subtitles Alongside the trenches of WWI another battle was being fought: The war of propaganda.  This was the first time propaganda was employed by all sides to such ...
Conference on World War I and Central and Eastern European History

Conference on World War I and Central and Eastern European History

12 – 13 September 2014 | Austrian Cultural Forum London
The anniversary of World War I has brought a focus on Central and Eastern Europe, in particular the former Habsburg lands. This conference organised by Jonathan Kwan (University of Nottingham) aims to bring together scholars ...
Particle Fever

Particle Fever

15 September 2014, 7.00pm | Austrian Cultural Forum London
Imagine being able to watch as Edison turned on the first light bulb, or as Franklin received his first jolt of electricity. For the first time, a film gives audiences a front row seat to ...
TIME(LESS) SIGNS

TIME(LESS) SIGNS. Otto Neurath and Reflections in Austrian Contemporary Art

30 September 2014, 6.30pm | Austrian Cultural Forum London
The exhibition continues until Friday 9 January 2015 What is the state of art in today’s visual language? Signs, icons and ideograms determine our daily communication; pictographic guidance systems dominate public space. Much of ...

News

Call to Tender

The National Fund of the Republic of Austria for Victims of National Socialism has published a call to tender for the design and realisation of the new Austrian National Exhibition in the former extermination camp and present-day State Museum Auschwitz-Birkenau. More Info

Call for Scores: Oboe

The Austrian Cultural Forum London is calling for new oboe pieces to be performed during an evening with renowned oboist Christopher Redgate. Click here to find out more.

Intercultural Achievement Award

The Austrian government is looking to award Nonprofit organisations in the fields of Education, Participation & Business for innovative and solution-oriented projects that operate under the umbrella of intercultural dialogue. For further information click here.

Scholarships 2014 / 2015

The BMUKK, Graz-City Writer and other Austrian scholarship bodies have announced their 2014/15 scholarships. Click here to find out more.

Scholarships 2014/15

The Austrian Ministry for Siceince and Research has just announced scholarships in these fields for 2014/15. Find out more information by visiting www.grants.at

ForeignStudents.com

An excellent resource for foreign students coming to or already in the UK.  The website includes a directory of scholarships & a useful guide to the NHS. Find out more at www.foreignstudents.com/

Austrian government awards, grants and subsidies for translation

With a view to promoting (Austrian or foreign) translators or the translation of Austrian contemporary literature, subsidies, grants and awards are available from the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture.  Click here for more information.