The 2018 Austrian Lecture Series

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

from left: Austrian Foreign Minister Alois Mock 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, the Center for Transatlantic Relations at Johns Hopkins University's SAIS and other partners on the occasion of 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 Austrian presidency of the European Union 2018.

Upcoming events will be posted here throughout the year as they become finalized.


Upcoming Event:


Panel Discussion: UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

Panelists:
Anita Friedt, Acting Assistant Secretary, Department of State
Heinz Gaertner, Austrian Marshall Plan Foundation Fellow, Center for Transatlantic Relations SAIS
Daryl Kimball, Executive Director, Arms Control Association
Mallory Stewart, Nonresident Fellow at the Stimson Center and Sandia National Labs

Moderator: 
Michael Haltzel, Foreign Policy Institute Senior Fellow at the Center for Transatlantic Relations SAIS

When: Thursday, March 22, 2018, 6:30 PM
Where: Embassy of Austria
3524 International Court, NW
Washington, DC 20008


Past Events


The Authoritarian Temptation from Putin to Orban
Professor Paul Lendvai

When: Wednesday, March 14, 2018, 12:30 PM
Where: Conference Room 806
Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies
1619 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036

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The Austrian EU-Presidency - The Security and Military Perspective
Brigadier General Reinhard Trischak

When: Wednesday March 7, 2018, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM EST
Where:  Rome 812
Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies
1619 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036

Event Video:


Panel Discussion: The Concept of Neutrality and East-Central Europe

When: Monday, February 26th, 2018 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Where: Rome 806
Johns Hopkins University
School of Advanced International Studies
1619 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036