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

15 January 2020


Austrian Cultural Forum 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.


Austrian Cultural Forum London
28 Rutland Gate
London, SW7 1PQ United Kingdom
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