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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Breaking Hate with Christian Picciolini

The U.S. Embassy invited activist and reformed white supremacist Christian Picciolini to Vienna to talk with stakeholders about his work in extremism intervention, prevention, and disengagement. Christian Picciolini runs the NGO Free Radicals , which works on outreach to communities vulnerable to radicalization. Mr. Picciolini has trained government and law enforcement agencies and given talks around the world on ...
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Grand Opening of the Austrian-American Society

  “And this is what the Austro-American Society is all about: friendship at every level of society.” In his remarks at the grand opening of the Austrian-American Society refurbished club quarters in Vienna last night, Ambassador Traina pointed out the significance of bilateral relationships on the personal level, and the important role of the AAS: “The close ...
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