Bayerische Amerika-Akademie (BAA)

The Bavarian American Academy

The Bavarian American Academy (BAA), founded in 1998, provides a scholarly network for researchers working on North America and inter-American relations in the fields of cultural studies and the social sciences. The BAA organizes annual conferences and summer schools, sponsors regional symposia and lectures, awards postgraduate fellowships, and fosters knowledge transfer.


Although the primary focus of the Academy‘s activities is the USA, in the context of interdisciplinary and interregional studies it also supports research on Canada, Latin America and the Caribbean.

Call for Applications: BAA 12th International Summer Academy

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Are you a doctoral or post-graduate student in American Studies (in its broadest sense) with a research or teaching assignment at one of the Bavarian universities? 


Apply for our 12th International Summer Academy "Cultural Narratives of the State in a Comparative Perspective", May 16 – May 24, 2020, in Lexington, Kentucky.

The program of the academy entails keynote lectures by U.S. and European speakers and work-in-progress presentations by doctoral students and junior faculty. Acceptance to the Summer Academy includes a full academic and cultural program, accommodation, all tour tickets and cultural events, transportation to the events, and three dinners. The tuition fee is $450. Apply by February 15, 2020.


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Prof. Dr. Heike Paul

Prof. Dr. Heike Paul

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Dr. Margaretha Schweiger-Wilhelm

Dr. Margaretha Schweiger-Wilhelm

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Jasmin Falk, M.A.

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Prof. Dr. Volker Depkat

Prof. Dr. Volker Depkat

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Prof. em. Dr. Jürgen Gebhardt

Prof. em. Dr. Jürgen Gebhardt

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Prof. Dr. Erik Lehmann

Prof. Dr. Erik Lehmann

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Prof. Dr. Kerstin Schmidt

Prof. Dr. Kerstin Schmidt

Executive Board

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