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, 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.

Support for the series is provided by: