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February 2019

Jewish History Month 2019

26 February - 31 March

The theme of this year's Jewish History Month is Big Screen Little Screen, Jews in British Cinema and Television.

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March 2019

Marie-Louise von Motesiczky: The Forgotten Expressionist

24 March
New Walk Museum and Art Gallery, 53 New Walk
Leicester, Leicester LE1 7EA United Kingdom
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Join us for a special lecture on the artist on Sunday 24th March – ‘Marie-Louise von Motesiczky: The Forgotten Expressionist’, given by Dr Ines Schlenker

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London’s Czechoslovak Institute during World War II

27 March
University of London Senate House, Room 243, Malet Street
London, London WC1E 7HU United Kingdom
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Free

Lecture given by member of the Research Centre for German and Austrian Exile Studies, based at the Institute for Modern Languages Research, University of London

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April 2019

Talk: ‘Albert Reuss in Mousehole, The Artist As Refugee’

15 April 7:30 pm
Penlee House Gallery & Museum, Morrab Road
Penzance, Cornwall TR18 4HE United Kingdom
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£3 – £4

Albert Reuss (1889-1975) was a Jewish émigré artist. Born in Vienna, he fled to England in 1938 to escape Nazi persecution, losing family, possessions and his reputation as an artist. In 1948, he moved to Mousehole, Cornwall, where he continued to work as an artist, but his style changed dramatically, reflecting the trauma he had suffered.

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Litz Pisk’s Pedagogic and Artistic Influence on Post-War British Theatre

17 April
University of London Senate House, Room 243, Malet Street
London, London WC1E 7HU United Kingdom
Free

Lecture given by member of the Research Centre for German and Austrian Exile Studies, based at the Institute for Modern Languages Research, University of London

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Margaret Gardiner – A Life of Giving

22 April - 9 November
The Pier Arts Centre, Victoria Street
Stromness, Orkney KW16 3AA United Kingdom
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Free

Margaret Gardiner was born on 22 April 1904. An early activist against fascism and war, in 1936 she became honorary secretary of For Intellectual Liberty, a rallying point throughout the Second World War for writers, artists and academics in active defence of peace, liberty and culture.

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The Laban Lecture

28 April
The Place, 17 Duke's Road
London, WC1H 9PY United Kingdom
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Every year The Laban Guild celebrates the legacy of Rudolf Laban through a lecture from a leading academic or practitioner who actively promotes the work and heritage of this modern dance pioneer, who took refuge in the UK from Germany in 1938.

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Showcasing Art History: Britain ∩ Europe

30 April 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until 28 May 2019

Courtauld Institute of Art, Vernon Square Campus, Penton Rise
London, Kings Cross WC1X 9EW United Kingdom
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Encounters in Art: Refugees from Nazi Europe and their Contribution to British Visual Culture

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May 2019

Penny Lecture: Michael Tippett – The Biography by Oliver Soden

3 May
Morley College, 61 Westminster Bridge Rd, Lambeth
London, SE1 7HT United Kingdom
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Writer and broadcaster Oliver Soden introduces his new biography of composer Michael Tippett with a lecture illustrated by live performances from Morley College’s students and tutors.

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Émigré designers in the V&A’s Archive of Art and Design

4 May 11:00 am
V&A Blythe House, 23 Blythe Road
London, W14 0QX United Kingdom
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Free

Some of the most important contributors to British design in the mid- and late-twentieth century were Jewish émigrés, many of whom who escaped Nazi Germany in the 1930s or survived the persecution of the Second World War to make their homes in Britain in the 1940s. The working archives, and some private papers, of 28 Jewish designers and practitioners are represented in the AAD.

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Showcasing Art History: Britain ∩ Europe

7 May 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until 28 May 2019

Courtauld Institute of Art, Vernon Square Campus, Penton Rise
London, Kings Cross WC1X 9EW United Kingdom
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Encounters in Art: Refugees from Nazi Europe and their Contribution to British Visual Culture

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The Ben Uri Art Society: Emigré Artists 1933-1945

8 May
University of London Senate House, Room 243, Malet Street
London, London WC1E 7HU United Kingdom
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Free

Lecture given by member of the Research Centre for German and Austrian Exile Studies, based at the Institute for Modern Languages Research, University of London

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