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September 2019

Leave to Land: The Kitchener Camp Rescue, 1939

1 September
Jewish Museum London, Raymond Burton House 129-131 Albert Street
London, NW1 7NB United Kingdom
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Free – £20

A new mobile exhibition about the Kitchener camp rescue of Jewish refugees to Britain in 1939

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Disrupted Lives: Grete Marks and Women in the Holocaust

5 September 6:00 pm
Pallant House Gallery, 8-9 North Pallant
Chichester, West Sussex P019 1TJ United Kingdom
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£8

Dr. Agnes Grunwald-Spier MBE, a holocaust survivor, reveals the remarkable story of ceramicist and artist Grete Marks, who fled Nazi Germany in the 1930s.

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Dancing on the Volcano? The History of ‘Weimar Culture’

5 September 6:30 pm
The Wiener Library, 29 Russell Square
London, W1B 5DP United Kingdom
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Dr Jochen Hung gives a critical introduction to the history of Weimar Republic and the era that shaped Simon and her sitters.

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Conference: The Mad Silkman: Zika & Lida Ascher: Textiles and Fashion

9 September - 10 September
The Museum of Decorative Arts, 17. listopadu Street No.2
110 00 Prague 1, Czech Republic
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In response to the positive reception the exhibition The Mad Silkman. Zika & Lida Ascher: Textiles and Fashion has enjoyed in the Czech Republic and abroad, among scholars and the general public alike, the Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague has decided to host an international conference.

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Germano Facetti: A Nazi labour camp survivor who revolutionised British book design

10 September 6:30 pm
Italian Cultural Institute in London, 39 Belgrave Square
London, SW1X 8NX United Kingdom
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Free

The Italian Cultural Institute celebrates Germano Facetti: a Nazi labour camp survivor who changed the face of publishing in Britain.

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The Face of Weimar Culture

12 September 6:30 pm
The Wiener Library, 29 Russell Square
London, W1B 5DP United Kingdom
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Free

Taking Gerty Simon’s striking image (c. 1929) of the sculptor Renée Sintenis as a starting point, this talk will explore Simon’s photographs as part of a wider culture of the artistic face and body in Weimar modernity.

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Insiders/Outsiders: Refugee Dancers from Nazi Europe and their Contribution to British Culture

14 September 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
The Performance Hub, WALSALL Campus, University of Wolverhampton, Gorway Rd
Walsall, West Midlands WS3 3EZ United Kingdom
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Free

This one-day symposium will examine the contribution of refugee dancers from Nazi Europe and their contribution to British Culture.

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Talk: Outlook: No Return

15 September 5:00 pm
POSK Gallery, 238-246 King Street, Hammersmith
London, W6 0RF United Kingdom
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New exhibition celebrating the contribution of Polish artists who fled Nazi-dominated Europe to British culture.

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Maurice Blik: Exhibition & Artist’s Talk

16 September - 20 September
Bowman Sculpture, , 6 Duke Street, St James’s SW1Y 6BN
London, SW1Y 6BN United Kingdom
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After decades of making sculpture, in the last two years, Maurice Blik has identified a unique and personal way of working to externalise his thoughts and feelings.  Now his sculptures leap, dance, stride, walk, hurry, peer, to express what it feels like to be alive.

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On Anna Gmeyner and Elisabeth de Waal: Talk

17 September 6:00 pm
Persephone Books, 59 Lamb’s Conduit Street
London, WC1N 3NB United Kingdom
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£10

Dr Nadia Valman, senior lecturer in the Department of English at Queen Mary University of London, will give a talk on Anna Gmeyner and Elisabeth de Waal

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Refugees in the Rag Trade

18 September
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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The Legacy of the First World War for the Weimar Republic

18 September 6:30 pm
The Wiener Library, 29 Russell Square
London, W1B 5DP United Kingdom
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Free

Dr Jochen Hung gives a critical introduction to the history of Weimar Republic and the era that shaped Simon and her sitters.

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