Dennison Rusinow Newsletters

Fellowship Years: 1958 – 1983

Fellowship Area(s): Czechoslovakia, Yugoslavia, Austria, Italy

First Impressions: A Tale of Three Cities

Veterans of ’56: I

Veterans of ’56: II: The Agencies Tangible Conscience of the West

Veterans of ’56: III: The Younger Generation

The Search for a Birthday

A Christmas Interlude

The Third Force?

Hasi and Proporz

The Fasching Revolution

Who is an Austrian?

The Miracle of Viability

The Mother’s Day Election

The Mother’s Day Election – 2

The “Second Cyprus”: South Tyrol

Autonomy, Public Housing and Andreas Hofer

What Language Does the Postman Speak?

Book-larnin’ in the South Tyrol

Silvius Magnago: The Harder Line in South Tyrol

Politicians and People

The South Tyrol Conclusions

Sebastian Maier

Festival and Anti-Festival: World Youth in Vienna

Between Two Worlds: Austria’s Burgenland

The Burgenland Landscapes and Local Problems

Other Borders, Other Minorities: The Croats of the Burgenland

TRIESTE: Too much to Die, Too Little to Live

TRIESTE : The Economic Dilemma

The Slovenes of Carinthia

Carinthia: Minority Politics and German Nationalism

Carinthia: How Many Slovenes?

Postscript to Three Letters: Gschnitzer and the Minorities


Waldviertel Blues

Liechtenstein: The Industrialized fairy-tale

South Tyrol Again: BAS, Bombs, and the One-Party State

My Friends The Marianis

Sommerfrische Sunday in South Tyrol

Terrorism in the South Tyrol 1961

Terrorism in the South Tyrol 1961 II: Responsibilities and Speculations

Terrorism in the South Tyrol 1961 III: Prospects for the Commission

Salveminl and American Education

The Italians of Yugoslavia: 1 Istria and How It Got That Way

The Italians of Yugoslavia: 2 Life and Times of Another Minority

The Italians of Yugoslavia: 3 Of a Young Writer and a First Novel


Bosnian Fragments I

Earthquake: Skopje the Morning After

Krushchev on the Adriatic

Bosnian Fragments II: Yugoslavia’s Moslems

The Price of Pluralism

The Yugoslav Concept of “All National Defense” – A Deterrence to Great Powers

Some Aspects of Migration and Urbanization in Yugoslavia

Crisis in Croatia Part I: Post-mortems after Karadjordjevo

A Note on Yugoslavia: 1972

Crisis in Croatia Part II: Facilis Decensus Averno

Crisis in Croatia Part III: The Road to Karadjordjevo

Slovenia: Modernization Without Urbanization?

Yugoslavia’s Return to Leninism

Some Observations Regarding “Charter 77” Part I: The Manifesto: Action, Reaction and Counterreaction

Some Observations Regarding “Charter 77” Part II: “Freedoms Great and Small”

Educational Reforms in Austria and Yugoslavia Part I

Nationalism Today: Carinthia’s Slovene Part I: The Legacy of History

Nationalism Today: Carinthia’s Slovene Part II: The Story of Article Seven

Nationalism Today: Carinthia’s Slovene Part III: “Let the Cat Die Quickly”

Yugoslav Domestic Developments

Otto Glockel and School Reform in Austria

Notes from a Yugoslav Party Congress

Yugoslavia and the World 1978

The Other Albania: Kosovo 1979 Part I: Problems and Prospects

The Other Albania: Kosovo 1979 Part II:   The Village, the Factory, and the Kosovars

After Tito…

The Cyprus Deadlock: Forever or Another Day?

Unfinished Business: The Yugoslav

Yugoslavia’s Muslim Nation

Yugoslavia’s First Post-Tito Party Congress Part I: Problems on the Agenda

Yugoslavia’s First Post-Tito Party Congress Part II: The Congress Copes

Yugoslavia 1983: Between

Reflections on Cold Wars: The 1983 Oslo Atlantic Defense Symposium

About the Author

Professor and European affairs specialist. Following his Fellowship Mr. Rusinow was an Associate of the American Universities Field Staff in Belgrade and Vienna for more than twenty years and became the most knowledgeable person of his generation about the region in general and Tito’s Yugoslavia in particular. He also served as the associate director of the organization. In 1967, he briefly served as Executive Director of the Institute of Current World Affairs. He held several teaching positions and eventually became a professor at the University Center for International Studies at the University of Pittsburgh in 1988 and remained there until his retirement in 2000. He is the author of several books including Italy’s Austrian Heritage (1969) and The Yugoslav Experiment, 1948-74 (1977), considered a seminal text on the history of Yugoslavia.