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Thursday, May 17, 2018

Dardis McNamee

Dardis McNamee is the Editor in Chief of METROPOLE. Over a long career in journalism she has written for The New York Times, Conde Nast Traveler in New York, the Wall Street Journal Europe and Die Zeit in Vienna, as well as having been a speechwriter to two US ambassadors to Austria. She was awarded the 2007 Kemper Award for Excellence in Teaching for her work at the Department of Media Communications for Webster University Worldwide. In 2010, she was granted Austrian Citizenship of Honor (Ehrenstaatsbürgerschaft) for outstanding contributions to the Austrian Republic

Die Creme de la Creme: Where to Find Great Austrian Cuisine Around the World

Long underestimated, Austria's culinary traditions are being reinvented and coming into their ownby Bart de Vries & Dardis McNameeAfter language, a culture is defined perhaps most intimately by its cuisine, what Austrian star chef...
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Book Review: “The Marshall Plan Since 1947” Recalls America’s Role in Post WWII Europe

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Opinion | Remedial German for Migrants: “Ghetto Classes” or Special Treatment?

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Opinion | Making Sense of the Central European Tragedy

What would we have done? Trying to grasp what we can never fully understand.This year’s commemoration of the Anschluss of Austria by Nazi Germany, March 11 & 12, 1938, has been as engrossing as...

Grätzl | Nestroyviertel: A Legend Behind Every Door

On a little square, tucked away at the bottom of Praterstraße, stands a gentleman cast in iron, his Napoleon collar high on his neck, top hat in hand, making his entry. It’s Johann Nepomuk Nestroy,...
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Empire to Republic | Austria, The Making of a Republic

Austria’s path from the heart of an empire to a resilient republic was a stony one. It’s the story of a country finding its identity.The Great War had begun with banners flying, with proud young soldiers in crisp uniforms...
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Empire to Republic | Austria, a Country Reborn

As the Habsburg Empire entered the final year of the Great War, the future seemed wide open. A turbulent century followed.On a pleasant summer’s day in July of 1977, several dozen people gathered in the Cemetery of St....
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Opinion | The Dangers of Denial

Two years after the start of the refugee crisis, some hard truths and daunting challenges can no longer be ignored.Since 2015, when over a million refugees flooded across EU borders, it has been nearly...
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Books | The Education of Viktor Orban

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