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The Research Centre for German & Austrian Exile Studies at the Institute of Modern Languages Research

https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/research-centres/research-centre-german-and-austrian-exile-studies

This series of lectures, running from February to December 2019, will be given by members of the Research Centre for German and Austrian Exile Studies, based at the Institute for Modern Languages Research, University of London, who all have a strong interest in German-speaking exile from Nazism. The lectures cover a broad range of topics relating to Exile in Britain, including art and sculpture, design, literature, film and theatre, dance, the internment of aliens and the Kindertransport. The lecturers are all experts in their respective fields and have published widely.

July 2019

Refuge Britain: Stories of Emigré Designers (film)

3 July
University of London Senate House, Room 243, Malet Street
London, London WC1E 7HU United Kingdom
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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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Refuge Britain – Stories of Emigré Designers

3 July
University of London Senate House, Room 243, Malet Street
London, London WC1E 7HU United Kingdom
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Senate House, University of London Aspects of Exile Refuge Britain - Stories of Emigré Designers Speakers: Anna Nyburg and Robert Sternberg Refuge Britain is a 45 minute documentary film made by Anna Nyburg and Robert Sternberg, which will be screened alongside a Q&A. Framed by the life of a recent refugee from Pakistan, the film uses archive footage and conversations with the descendants of three Jewish…

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November 2019

Refugee Sculptors

13 November
University of London Senate House, Room 243, Malet Street
London, London WC1E 7HU United Kingdom
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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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December 2019

“A Camp full of Once and future Very Important Persons”

4 December
University of London Senate House, Room 243, Malet Street
London, London WC1E 7HU United Kingdom
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Lecture: Fred Uhlman and Kurt Schwitters in Internment

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