“Dissent and Displacement” Public Seminar Series

Posted by yaj1 at Dec 17, 2019 11:35 AM |
In collaboration with Leicester Museums and Galleries, the School of Arts and the Stanley Burton Centre for Holocaust and Genocide Studies present the interdisciplinary “Dissent and Displacement” Public Seminar Series, in honour of the new exhibition at New Walk Museum & Art Gallery, Leicester: Monica Petzal – Margarete Klopfleisch, Dissent and Displacement: A Modern Story (8 February – 19 April 2020)

The programme includes the following talks:

-    Monica Bohm-Duchen : Lived and Imagined Histories: Some Thoughts on the Work of First and Second Generation (Jewish) Visual Artists, 16 February 2020, New Walk Museum and Art Gallery, 12pm (booking required: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/dissent-and-displacement-public-seminar-series-tickets-85660323333)

-          Dr Bea Lewkowicz: Emigration, Displacement, and Art: Testimonies from the AJR Refugee Voices Archive, 4 March 2020, Attenborough Film Theatre, 5pm

-          Michel Kichka: Second Generation: A Graphic Novel on Fathers and Sons after the Holocaust, 12 March 2020, Fielding Johnson Council Room 1, 5pm

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-          Panel discussion: History and Memory of the Kindertransport Today, POSTPONED

Events are free and open to all but booking is required as above.

Contact: Dr Fransiska Louwagie fl47@le.ac.uk; Dr Imogen Wiltshire iw61@le.ac.uk; Dr Paul Moore; pm294@le.ac.uk

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