Organization profile

Organization profile

Established in 1977, the Center for Austrian Studies (CAS) is the Western Hemisphere's oldest and best-known multidisciplinary research center devoted to the historical and contemporary experience of Austria and Central Europe.  The Center:

  • serves as a focal point in North America for the study of Austria and Central European lands with a common Habsburg heritage across disciplines in the humanities, the social sciences, the applied sciences, and the fine arts;
  • analyzes Austrian perspectives as a powerful tool for understanding new developments in post-cold war Europe;
  • connects scholars, students, and an international community to resources in Austria, Central Europe, and Minnesota.

The Center pursues its mission through a variety of activities that promote research, education, and training in the field and by serving as an international clearinghouse for information and scholarship.

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Tourism Social Sciences
tourism Earth & Environmental Sciences
tourist Social Sciences
editor Social Sciences
socialist state Social Sciences
Yugoslavia Social Sciences
history Social Sciences
foreign policy Social Sciences


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Howard P Louthan

Person: Faculty, Executive, Administrative, and Managerial


Research Output 2010 2015

5 Citations (Scopus)

Yugoslavia’s open-door policy and global tourism in the 1950s and 1960s

Tchoukarine, I., Feb 15 2015, In : East European Politics and Societies. 29, 1, p. 168-188 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

socialist state
foreign policy

Editors' introduction: Research on tourism history in the Adriatic Sea Region

Tchoukarine, I., Yeomans, R. & Duda, I., Sep 2 2014, In : Journal of Tourism History. 6, p. 103-106 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article


'The sea connects; It does not divide': Czech tourism on the interwar Adriatic

Tchoukarine, I., Sep 2 2014, In : Journal of Tourism History. 6, p. 139-157 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article