Mark S. Weiner

Posts Tagged ‘mountain rescue’

Mountain Rescue in Translation

In Austria, EMS on August 25, 2022 at 6:19 pm

This brief essay, drawn from my historical research for “The Volunteers,” the first installment of Hidden Cabinet’s “Tending the Wounded” series, appeared today on the website of the Botstiber Institute for Austrian-American Studies.

Music and Mountain Rescue

In Aesthetics, Aesthetics, narrative, form, Cross-cultural encounters & comparisons, Environment, Europe, Law and film, Video on December 15, 2015 at 3:32 pm

When my wife and I were living in Salzburg last semester, I had the chance to talk with a local archivist with a surprising combination of skills. We had a wide-ranging conversation about music, mountains, law, and what it means to be Austrian. Our discussion will be part of my video-in-progress—”Wood, Water, Stone, Sky, Milk”—but for now I’ve created a preview. You can watch it below, or if the video doesn’t appear automatically in your browser or email, just click here.