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Emigration, Displacement, and Art: Testimonies from the AJR Refugee Voices

4 March 5:00 pm

Attenborough Film Theatre, Leicester

Dr Bea Lewkowicz is the Director of Refugee Voices, the Association of Jewish Refugees (AJR)’s groundbreaking Holocaust testimony collection of filmed interviews with Jewish survivors and refugees from Nazi Europe who rebuilt their lives in Great Britain. The Stanley Burton Centre for Holocaust and Genocide Studies is one of the repositories of this archive, since 2009. Dr Lewkowicz will present this unique archive and its developments and also discuss a 20-minute film featuring artist Milein Cosman.

The seminar is part of Refugee Week Breaking Barriers as well as the “Dissent and Displacement” Public Seminar Series, organised in collaboration with Leicester Museums and Galleries in honour of the new exhibition at New Walk Museum & Art Gallery:

Monica Petzal – Margarete Klopfleisch, Dissent and Displacement: A Modern Story (8 February – 19 April 2020)

The seminar is part of Refugee Week Breaking Barriers as well as the “Dissent and Displacement” Public Seminar Series.