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Refugee and Immigration Policy in Austria

Sam Kimball Dr. Betsy Allen-Pennebaker Vienna: Bridge from East to West 13 November 2016 Refugee and Immigration Policy in Austria Austria’s relationship with refugees and immigrants is best described as polarizing and contentious. Historically, Austria has often been a place of refuge for displaced peoples in Europe, most notably after World War II, throughout the […]



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Austria as One

  In the United States, the wait is over.  The 2016 presidential elections have just passed.  The tensions between the Clinton and Trump campaign are settling and the signage is starting to diminish from lawns and road sides. In Austria, the wait has been extended. Alexander Van der Bellen, the country’s Green Party candidate, won […]



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Spittelau, Changing the Game Since 1971

Christa Bennett COR: Vienna: Bridge from West-East Betsy Allen-Pennebaker 11/25/16   Spittelau, Changing the Game Since 1971             Vienna, Austria is known for being the world’s best place to live and for some of the most exquisite architecture in the world. From palaces to government buildings, cemeteries to the many churches, you can go almost […]



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Architectural Movements in Vienna, Austria

Otto Wagner was a strongly influential Austrian Architect and important member of a movement called the Vienna Secession, which can be summarized by a movement aiming to break artistic rules or disrupting identity through modernism as a protest against the Ringstraße.  The Ringstraße, also called The Ring Road, is a boulevard circling around the city […]



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Caligari and Hitler

Dillan Hodak Betsy Allen-Pennebaker COR 330 7 November 2016 The Cabinet Of Dr. Caligari The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari is a German silent horror film that was released in 1920. Directed by Robert Wiene and written by Carl Mayer,  the film is often considered one of the first films ever made in its genre, and […]



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