The Salzburg Global American Studies Program fosters understanding and debate on America’s changing role in the world. With a distinguished track record since 1947, its annual symposia for professional leaders and scholars address topical questions affecting American culture, society and politics, analyze their global implications, and advance applied research.

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The Changing Role of the Media in American Life and Culture: Emerging Trends

At the 17th SSASA symposium participants will explore how the news media has developed an increased political role

Salzburg Global Seminar Celebrates 65th Anniversary of the First “American Studies Conference”

Program held at Schloss Leopoldskron led to the establishment of the European Association for American Studies (EAAS)

Understanding America in the 21st Century: Culture and Politics

Salzburg Seminar American Studies Association publishes new report on 16th symposium

Victoria Zhuravleva – We Need to Understand Other Countries On the Basis of Empathy

Professor of American history and international relations from the Russian State University for the Humanities (RSUH) discusses American Studies in Russia

Charlie Savage - “Part of the Fun of the Job Is That Things Never Stand Still”

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist speaks with Salzburg Global during the latest symposium of the Salzburg Seminar American Studies Association

Christopher Bigsby - Trying to Understand America

Delivering the inaugural Ron Clifton Lecture in American Studies, Christopher Bigsby discusses trying to understand America's ever-evolving cultural landscape

How Can Culture and Politics Help Us Understand America?

Participants from 28 countries convene for the Salzburg Seminar American Studies Association symposium and four days of discussion, group work and presentations

Understanding America in the 21st Century – Culture and Politics

The 16th symposium of the Salzburg Seminar American Studies Association (SSASA) will continue to focus on topical questions and issues related to American culture and society

Salzburg Global Fellows Sign Former US National Security Officials’ Letter to President Trump

Four members of the Salzburg Global community are among the 250 former US national security officials who have issued a rare public rebuke of a sitting US president, denouncing President Donald J. Trump for his withdrawal of John Brennan’s security clearance

Salzburg Global President's Report 2018

The 2018 edition of the Salzburg Global President’s Report presents the renewed mission and strategic framework of the organization, announces an exciting new campaign, and reviews each of the last year’s programs
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