Top image: Austrian Foreign Minister Alois Mock (left) and his Hungarian counterpart Gyula Horn cut the Iron Curtain on June 27, 1989 (c) Hopi-Media

The Austrian Lecture Series is a speaker and discussion series jointly organized by the Embassy of Austria in the United States, the Center for Transatlantic Relations at Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies, and the Austrian Marshall Plan Foundation on the occasion of

  • the Austrian Presidency of the European Union 2018,
  • the 180th anniversary of Austrian-American diplomatic relations,
  • the Commemorative Year 2018 (including the centenary of the founding of the Republic of Austria), and
  • the 70th anniversary of the Austrian Press and Information Service in the United States.

Upcoming Events:

Book Talk:
The Marshall Plan since 1947: Saving Europe, Rebuilding Austria.

Professor Günter Bischof
(The University of New Orleans)

Professor Audrey Kurth Cronin
(American University)

When: May 9, 2018, 7:00 PM
Where: Embassy of Austria

The Annual Botstiber Lecture

The Cunning of History: 
The Politics of Today and the Austro-Hungarian Empire of the Past

Professor Leon Botstein
President of Bard College and
Board Chairman of Central European University

When: May 11, 2018, 6:30 - 8:00 PM
Where: Kenney Auditorium, Johns Hopkins University SAIS
1740 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington, DC 20036

Support for the series is provided by: