Lectures, talks and symposia

New Neighbours in German, Austrian and Swiss Literature, Film and Discourse

New Neighbours in German, Austrian and Swiss Literature, Film and Discourse

28 April – 29 May 2014 | Institute of German and Romance Studies
An interdisciplinary conference in cooperation with the Centre for Irish-German Studies, University of Limerick From the CfP: At this point in history after the recent European retreat from multiculturalism, instead of adding to the prevailing ...
Austria.Memory@2014

Austria.Memory@2014

28 – 31 May 2014 | various venues
A week of academic and general‐interest events in London and Canterbury will focus on Austrian literature and culture, co‐organised by the Ingeborg Bachmann Centre, the Austrian Cultural Forum London and the School of ...
Émigrés: The story of Phaidon and Thames & Hudson

Émigrés: The story of Phaidon and Thames & Hudson

10 June 2014, 7.00pm | Austrian Cultural Forum London
British art publishing owes a great debt to Vienna: both Phaidon and Thames & Hudson were founded by émigrés who had escaped Nazi-occupied Austria and Germany to Britain. They brought with them to this country ...
The Jewish Experience of the First World War

The Jewish Experience of the First World War

11 – 13 June 2014
The frenzied military, social, and cultural mobilisation of European societies from 1914 to 1918 had a profound impact on Jewish communities worldwide. WWI thus constitutes a seminal but surprisingly under-researched moment in the evolution of ...
Culture and Catastrophe: Vienna on the Eve of the First World War

Culture and Catastrophe: Vienna on the Eve of the First World War

24 June 2014, 6.00pm | Goethe Institute, London
NEW DATE: 24 June 2014. The ACF London will present a variety of events to mark the centenary of the start of WWI. Internationally acclaimed Karl Kraus expert Professor Edward Timms will give the first ...

Sarajevo 1914: Spark and Impact

26 – 28 June 2014
This major two-day international conference at the University of Southampton aims, in contrast to most other British events about the 1914 anniversary, to tackle the issues surrounding the murders of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his ...

News

Anglo-Austrian Society Award for Doctoral Study

The award is for doctoral research on a topic related to Austria and available to an Austrian or UK citizen. The grant provides up to £10,000 and may be used towards tuition fees or maintenance. Click here for further details.

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.

Resources for 75 Years November Pogrom

The ACF London has compiled a set of links and resources on the 75th anniversary of the November pogroms. 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/