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March 2019

Words: Insiders / Outsiders

6 March 7:00 pm
Kings Place, 90 York Way
London, N1 9AG United Kingdom
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£9.50

Words: Jewish Book Week. Anna Nyburg, Daniel Snowman and Monica Bohm-Duchen. Insiders/Outsiders examines the extraordinarily rich contribution of refugees from Nazi-dominated Europe to the visual culture, art education and art-world structures of the United Kingdom.

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Looking beyond the Bauhaus: Optimism and aging

7 March
The Gallery, 70 Cowcross Street
London, London EC1M 6EJ United Kingdom
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£5 – £12

Modernism sans frontières

Speaker: Rachel Rose Smith

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Recollections of Hans Keller

9 March
Wigmore Hall, 36 Wigmore Street
London, W1U 2BP United Kingdom
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Study day and concert celebrating Hans Keller’s centenary, featuring discussion with musicians who knew Keller, a music workshop, film showing and concert by the Elias Quartet.

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A Celebration of Hans Keller

10 March
The Menuhin Hall, Cobham Road, Stoke d'Abernon Surrey KT11 3QQ United Kingdom + Google Map

A celebration of Hans Keller by the Yehudi Menuhin School, where Keller taught chamber music in the 1980s.
On Hans Keller’s birthday itself, the Belcea Quartet perform Haydn’s Op.76 No.2 and Britten’s Third Quartet (which Britten dedicated to Keller).

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Isokon and the Bauhaus in Britain: Talk with authors Leyla Daybelge and Magnus Englund

13 March 6:30 pm
Daunt Books, 51 South End Road
London, NW3 2QB United Kingdom
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£5

The hugely influential Lawn Road Flats, or Isokon building, was commissioned by visionary couple Jack and Molly Pritchard and designed by architect Wells Coates. Isokon and the Bauhaus in Britain (Batsford) by Leyla Daybelge and Magnus Englund tells the extraordinary story of Isokon, and how its network of residents helped shape modern Britain.

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Looking beyond the Bauhaus: Accents in Art

14 March
The Gallery, 70 Cowcross Street
London, London EC1M 6EJ United Kingdom
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£5 – £12

Modernism sans frontières

Speaker: Monica Bohm-Duchen

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

21 March 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Royal Cornwall Museum, River Street
Truro, Cornwall TR1 2SJ United Kingdom
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£4 – £7

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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“Child Migrants Welcome?”

21 March 6:30 pm
Migration Museum at The Workshop, 26 Lambeth High Street
London, SE1 7AG United Kingdom
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£5 – £8.97

Come to the screening of a series of short films about the welcome and non-welcome experienced by young people who have migrated to the UK – from Syrian children on the Isle of Bute in Scotland, to Iraqi Kurdish youth in Norwich, to Eritreans in Harrow and Polish children in Sidmouth.

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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

Great British Jews: A Celebration – Curator talk

8 April 3:00 pm
Jewish Museum London, Raymond Burton House 129-131 Albert Street
London, NW1 7NB United Kingdom
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Free

This playful exhibition celebrates the huge contribution that Jews have made to this country across a variety of cultural, scientific and commercial fields.

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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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