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“Gay Life in New York after World War II”

In cooperation with the Vienna Museum, the U.S. Embassy invited the renowned Yale University professor, LGBT historian and author George Chauncey to Vienna. Activities included talks and discussions at the Vienna Museum and at the Amerika Haus and an interview for a daily. The program provided an opportunity to highlight U.S. commitment to advance human ...
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The Role of Advanced Materials in the Industry

On November 14, the U.S. Embassy organized a discussion with Paul Mayrhofer from the Technical University Vienna, David Forrest from the U.S. Department of Energy and Deirdre Olynick from the Nanofabrication Molecular Foundry. The discussion was moderated by Rudolf Lichtmannegger from the Austrian Economic Chamber (WKO), Each year, The George C. Marshall Visit to Austria ...
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IMED 2016 Hackathon

On November 3, Cultural Attaché Kellee Farmer visited the opening day of the IMED 2016 Hackathon to watch the action live. The Hackathon, which is best described as an “invention marathon,” had brought together a number of small, multi-disciplinary and international teams at the Vienna Hilton Hotel with the goal to create innovative ideas, build ...
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The American Elections, the Rise of Populism in the U.S. and Europe, and the Role of Survey Research

Richard Wike, Director of Global Attitudes Research at the Pew Research Center led the panel discussion at the Amerika Haus. He was joined by Christoph Hofinger, SORA Institute for Social Research and Consulting and Eva Zeglovits, IFES – Institute for Empirical Social Studies. The program was moderated by Austrian journalist Gianluca Wallisch from the daily ...
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The Anthropologist

On September 27, the U.S. Embassy organized a screening of “The Anthropologist” at the Amerika Haus, followed by a discussion with the American co-director Seth Kramer. “The Anthropologist” is a documentary about the impact of climate change on indigenous communities in Siberia, Kiribati and Peru. The documentary is directed by Seth Kramer, Daniel A. Miller, ...
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