May 30, 2014 | Panel discussion/Lecture

Espionage and intelligence in the 21st Century: How did we get here and where do we go from here? – An Austrian American Discussion

On Friday, May 30, 2014 the Botstiber Institute for Austrian American Studies will sponsor a panel discussion entitled “Espionage and intelligence in the 21st Century: How did we get here and where do we go from here? – An Austrian American Discussion.”

Panelists will include Siegfried Beer (moderator), Guenter Bischof, James Carafano, Audrey Kurth Cronin, John Irvin and Timothy Naftali.

About the panelists

Siegfried Beer, Director of the Botstiber Institute for Austrian American Studies, is a professor of late modern and contemporary history at the University of Graz and the director of the Austrian Center for Intelligence, Propaganda & Security Studies.

Guenter Bischof, an Austrian-American historian, is a Marshall Plan professor of history at the University of New Orleans where he specializes in 20th century diplomatic history.

James Carafano is the director of the Douglas and Sarah Allison Center for Foreign Policy Studies and the deputy director of the Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Institute for International Studies at the Heritage Foundation.

Audrey Kurth Cronin is a Distinguished Service Professor in the School of Public Policy at George Mason University and a Senior Research Associate at the Changing Character of War Program and Center for International Studies at Oxford University.

John Irvin is a former Central Intelligence Agency Clandestine Service Officer and current Vice Chairman of NOIR for USA, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to educate and promote NOIR concepts and ideas to improve US national security by fixing the problem of inside spies.

Timothy Naftali, director of the Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Archives at New York University, previously taught at the University of Virginia, the University of Hawaii and Yale where he focused on the history of counterterrorism and the Cold War.

When: Friday, May 30, 2014 | 6:30 pm
Where: Embassy of Austria | 3524 International Court NW | Washington, DC, 20008
Tickets: FREE | Please register for this event at http://botstiber21.eventbrite.com