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Black History Month Speaker Nishani Frazier

The U.S. Embassy hosted another virtual live talk during Black History Month. This time, Professor Nishani Frazier from the University of Kansas spoke about The Role of Youth in Social Movements. Cultural Attaché Miranda Patterson introduced her and the moderator Nermina Mumic, Federal Chairperson of Muslim Youth Austria, who also co-hosted the event. Nishani Frazier is Associate ...
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Black History Month Speaker Nikki Brown

Cultural attaché Miranda Patterson opened our series of events around Black History Month 2021 with a virtual talk and discussion with Nikki Brown. The talk has been streamed live on Facebook and was moderated by journalist Irene Brickner from the daily newspaper Der Standard. The theme of the virtual talk was African American Voter Engagement and ...
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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Vienna (January 30-31, 2021) 

Location:  Announced gathering points include, but are not limited to, the following areas in Vienna: Heldenplatz Resselpark Maria-Theresien-Platz Other central locations in the city. Event: Up to 17 different protests expected throughout the city this weekend, organized by a variety of groups related to the COVID prevantative measures with potential counter protests. Actions to take: Avoid ...
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Health Alert – Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs (January 15, 2021)

Location: Worldwide – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director has signed an order requiring all airline passengers traveling to the United States, including U.S. citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs), to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 viral test or recovery from COVID-19. Event:  Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide either a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel or provide a positive test result and ...
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A Talk with Peter Rough: The U.S. after the Elections

For the third time, a virtual live conversation took place on Facebook as part of our Fall 2020 Virtual Speaker Series. The topic of this issue was “The USA after the Election” and organized and held jointly with the Karl-Franzens University Graz and the Austro-American Society Styria. In this talk, Peter Rough, US political expert ...
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