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Between Departure and Arrival: Re-Assessing the Work of Ilse Aichinger and Helga Michie

16 January 2020 - 17 January 2020


Senate House, London

Twin sisters Ilse Aichinger and Helga Michie responded to the tremors of the 20th century through different creative media. This international conference will be the first occasion where their oeuvres in literature and the visual arts will be examined conjointly and considered as reflections of personal experience and in the context of their time.

Keynote speakers include Professor Rüdiger Görner, Dr Christine Ivanovic, Professor Dolors Sabaté Planes and Dr Geoff Wilkes.

Wednesday 15 January: ACF London
Thursday 16 – Friday 17 January: Senate House, Bloomsbury Room, Malet St, London WC1E7HU

The first day will be held at the Austrian Cultural Forum London, the second and third at the University of London’s Senate House.
Attendance at this event is free, however, advance online registration is required.


16 January 2020
17 January 2020
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University of London Senate House
Room 243, Malet Street
London, London WC1E 7HU United Kingdom
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