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early one month after Cyclone Idai slammed into the southeast African coast, the streets of Mozambique’s busy port city of Beira are “returning to life” as the search for survivors continues throughout neighboring Zimbabwe.

Mozambique’s Beira City ‘Returning to Life’ Needs Your Support

Nearly one month after Cyclone Idai slammed into the southeast African coast, the streets of Mozambique’s busy port city of Beira are “returning to life” as the search for survivors continues throughout neighboring Zimbabwe. Acting proactively to this disaster, Webster Vienna’s Center for Liberal Arts organized on April 24th a Marlene Rutzendorfer’s “Keystone Seminar: City Life - Cities in Transition” course student’s attended the seminar: “Cyclone Idai and post-disaster recovery in times of climate change”. The host, Dr. Valentin Seidler, developmental economist and former representative of the Austrian Red Cross to the EU Commission in Brussels discussed how to build strategies for short-term relief and long-term development.

Syrian Journalist Rania Ali Awarded with a Fulltime Scholarship at Webster Vienna

Webster Vienna Private University proudly awarded a full-time scholarship to Ms. Rania Ali, enrolled in the International Relations Bachelors program beginning the Fall 1 term. She is one of many standout students awarded scholarships for the coming academic year, and joining a competitive international student body at Webster Vienna.

A talk with Dr. Valentin Seidler, Resident Fellow at Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Digital History

Cyclone Idai and post-disaster recovery in times of climate change. On building strategies for short-term relief and long-term development.

A talk with Dr. Valentin Seidler, Resident Fellow at Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Digital History.

On April 24, the Center for Liberal Arts organized a student seminar and talk with Dr. Valentin Seidler, developmental economist and former representative of the Austrian Red Cross to the EU Commission in Brussels.

Brexit! When, How? All important questions concerning Brexit are still unclear.

Brexit! When, How? All important questions concerning Brexit are still unclear.

Which Brexit variant is the most likely from a current perspective?

Check and comment the discussion held at the Ö1 radio talk show with Prof. Dr. Johannes Pollak, director of the Webster Vienna Private University, as well as Cornelia Primosch, ORF London; Dieter Reinisch, Experta at the University of Vienna, and Gregor Schusterschitz, Ambassador - Austrian delegation to the Brexit negotiations.

Visiting Professors at Webster Vienna – Nominate Today!

This is your chance to nominate a renowned professor / senior researcher from any university worldwide to visit the Vienna campus in 2019/20 and spend a week with students, faculty, alumni and staff for an international scholarly exchange. Students, faculty, alumni, staff and members of the Webster network are invited to cast nominations. The deadline for nomination is April 30.

Events on History and Future of Unemployment with Historian Aaron Benanav

The Center for Liberal Arts is pleased to announce the campus visit of historian Aaron Benanav, (University of Chicago), who will discuss his research on the global history of unemployment in a student seminar and a public lecture. Interested students will have the opportunity to participate in the seminar on “Unemployment, automation, and the future of work” and are kindly asked to prepare by reading two brief texts (to be downloaded here: Text 1, Text 2). The lecture, “Adventures of an Economic Concept: Unemployment on a World Scale,” is open to all students, faculty, and staff.

2019 Elizabeth Chopin Visiting Professorship - Iver Neumann

Webster Vienna Private University, through the Elizabeth Chopin Visiting Professorship has the privilege to host Prof. Iver Neumann in Spring 2019.

Gefahr für Europa – Chance für Europa: Brexit, Euro und Populismus

Die BKS Bank und Webster Vienna Private University laden Sie herzlich zur Podiumsdiskussion ein: Gefahr für Europa – Chance für Europa: Brexit, Euro und Populismus

Donnerstag, 21. Februar 2019, 18:30 (Einlass ab 18:00) Palais Wenkheim, Praterstrasse 23, 1020 Wien

Dr. Gernot Gerger - Newton: Wie attraktiv macht künstliche Schönheit wirklich

Dr. Gernot Gerger from the Psychology department at Webster Vienna Private University was recently featured in a TV special which focused on what makes someone attractive and the science behind this phenomenon.

Watch full video here in German: https://tvthek.orf.at/profile/Newton/1306 Dr. Gerger  is shown between 7:30 and 10:29.

David Carl Wilson, Dean Emeritus of the College of Arts & Sciences, Senior Advisor to the University, Professor of Philosophy, Webster University

Guest Lecture – Leadership in Theory and Practice

The Center for Liberal Arts invites students, faculty, and other members of the Webster Vienna community to a special guest lecture from visiting Dean Emeritus of the College of Arts and Sciences, Dr. David Carl Wilson!

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