Tag:empire

Austria, the Making of a Republic

On April 27, 1945, the Austrian Proclamation of Independence was signed and promulgated in the liberated city of Vienna. Today, Austrians celebrate 75 years of their Republic, a free, democratic and open country in the middle of Europe.

Timothy Snyder’s Call to Action

In an age of confusion, historian and author Timothy Snyder looks to the past for a guide to the future of the West.On a pleasant evening in late...

The Architecture of Empire

Across the sprawling Habsburg monarchy, castles and courtyards, opera houses and onion domes projected their power and today the heritage of a shared ...

Texting Europe | Pavol Múdry on the State of Slovakian Journalism

Two journalists, both first-hand witnesses of Slovakia’s transition from a place through the looking glass to a country at the heart of the European p...

Austria | Where to go and What to do

There’s so much the “Land of Mountains, Land of Rivers” – as the anthem proclaims – has to offer. We've picked some of the loveliest spots and coolest...

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...