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May 2019

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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Lucian Freud’s Childhood

13 May 2:00 pm
National Portrait Gallery Archive and Library, Orange Street
London, WC2H 0HE United Kingdom
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In 2018 the NPG completed cataloguing the papers associated with Lucian Freud and members of his family. Included within them are childhood drawings and letters of Freud and correspondence between his parents documenting the family’s move to Britain and how they adapted to life in a new country. Archive material will be used to describe and illustrate the Freud family experience.

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Showcasing Art History: Britain ∩ Europe

14 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 experience of the Kindertransport

16 May
Dulwich College, Dulwich Common,
London, SE21 7LD United Kingdom
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Eighty years ago 10,000 children came to Britain as unaccompanied refugees on the Kindertransport from Germany, Austria and Czechoslovakia, escaping Nazi Europe.

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Showcasing Art History: Britain ∩ Europe

21 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 experience of the Kindertransport in oral history testimonies

22 May
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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Showcasing Art History: Britain ∩ Europe

28 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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June 2019

Edith Tudor-Hart, the Bauhaus and Isokon

11 June
Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, 75 Belford Road
Edinburgh, Scotland EH4 3DR United Kingdom
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Leyla Daybelge and Magnus Englund, authors of new publication 'Isokon and the Bauhaus in Britain' will speak about Bauhaus graduate Edith Tudor-Hart, her photography of the Isokon building and the émigré community in 1930s London.

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German-speaking Emigrés in British Theatre and Film

12 June
University of London Senate House, Room 243, Malet Street
London, London WC1E 7HU United Kingdom
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Lecture given by members of the Research Centre for German and Austrian Exile Studies

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20:20 vision

16 June
Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Road
London, South Kensigton SW7 2RL United Kingdom
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20:20 vision is a dynamic arts and community legacy project from not-for-profits Salusbury WORLD Refugee Centre and FotoDocument, which celebrates the contribution of refugees to the UK. The work focuses on 20 children from diverse backgrounds who arrived in the UK circa 1999 and casts a long lens over their lives and achievements fast forwarding 20 years later to 2019.

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

17 June 11:00 am
V&A Blythe House, 23 Blythe Road
London, W14 0QX United Kingdom
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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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