Award, Eastern Europe, Exile Studies, Women's Studies

Jana Buresova awarded the Honorary Silver Medal of Jan Masaryk

Jana Buresova has been awarded the Honorary Silver Medal of Jan Masaryk by the Czech Republic for her book The Dynamics of Forced Female Migration from Czechoslovakia to Britain, 1938–1950. Dr Buresova was honoured at an event at the Czech Embassy on 5 November 2019. The Honorary Silver Medal is awarded by the Ministry of… Continue reading Jana Buresova awarded the Honorary Silver Medal of Jan Masaryk

European Studies, Exile Studies, German Studies, history, migration studies

Series re-launch: Exile Studies @ags_tweets

Peter Lang Oxford is delighted to announce the re-launch of the Exile Studies book series under new editorship: Exile Studies Series Editor: Andrea Hammel, Aberystwyth University A series founded by Alexander Stephan https://www.peterlang.com/view/serial/EXIL Exile Studies is a series of monographs and edited collections that takes a broad view of exile, including the life and work… Continue reading Series re-launch: Exile Studies @ags_tweets

Australian Studies, Exile Studies, Jewish studies

Book launch: The Safe House Down Under

The Safe House Down Under: Jewish Refugees from Czechoslovakia in Australia 1938-1944, by Anna Rosenbaum, will be launched at the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Canberra, Australia on 4 July 2018, 5.30-7 pm. Please join the author, Dr. Anna Rosenbaum, as well as Professor Timothy Bonyhady, Dr James Jupp, and representatives of the Czech… Continue reading Book launch: The Safe House Down Under

Eastern Europe, European history, Exile Studies, history

Disenchanted Europeans published

‘In a feat of careful research and textual analysis, Mikołajewski captures the way these Polish exile writers moved physically and existentially across the chasm of the Second World War, adjusting their views to the massive shifts in politics and society the war entailed. In the case of Bobkowski, his wartime anti-Semitism was an element he… Continue reading Disenchanted Europeans published

Exile Studies, German Literature and Culture, German Studies

Spanienbilder aus dem deutschsprachigen Exil published

In seinen Romanen Die Jüdin von Toledo (1955) und Goya oder Der arge Weg der Erkenntnis (1951) zeigte Lion Feuchtwanger während seines kalifornischen Exils eine ausgeprägte Neigung zu Spanien. Diese Neigung zeigten auch andere der vielen Schriftsteller, die im Dritten Reich gezwungen waren, Deutschland zu verlassen, manchmal über Spanien. Im Gegensatz zum Italienbild wurde das… Continue reading Spanienbilder aus dem deutschsprachigen Exil published

Australian Studies, European history, Exile Studies, Jewish studies

The Safe House Down Under published

After the demise of Czechoslovakia in March 1939, the Jewish population fell victim to Nazi persecution. Hoping to find a safe haven elsewhere in the world, some Czechoslovak Jews turned to Australia to seek refuge. This book focuses on their struggles to survive in life-threatening situations and their efforts to reach the safety of the… Continue reading The Safe House Down Under published

Australian Studies, Exile Studies, German Studies, Music

Author Albrecht Dümling interviewed on The Music Show with Andrew Ford

Author Albrecht Dümling's interview on The Music Show with Andrew Ford is now available to download or stream from the ABC Radio National website. Click here to listen to the broadcast. About 9,000 Jewish refugees from Nazi Germany settled in Australia between 1933 and 1945. They were initially given a mixed reception as "enemy aliens"… Continue reading Author Albrecht Dümling interviewed on The Music Show with Andrew Ford

Australian Studies, Exile Studies, German Studies, Jewish studies, Music

Tune in tonight to hear author Albrecht Dümling on ABC Radio National

Author Albrecht Dümling will be interviewed by Phillip Adams on Late Night Live on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation National Radio at 10 pm AEST. For more information, and to listen to the broadcast, click here. 'Of the 9,000 German and Austrian Jewish refugees who made the journey to Australia, at least 100 were talented musicians,… Continue reading Tune in tonight to hear author Albrecht Dümling on ABC Radio National

Australian Studies, Exile Studies, German Studies, history, Jewish studies, Music, Review

The Vanished Musicians reviewed in Australia’s Limelight magazine

Limelight, Australia's Classical Music and Arts Magazine, features an article by Clive Paget about The Vanished Musicians: Jewish Refugees in Australia by Albrecht Dümling. Read the article here. The book is being launched at multiple events in Australia in the next few days: SYDNEY TODAY: 23 August — 6 pm Goethe Institute 'Book Launch: The… Continue reading The Vanished Musicians reviewed in Australia’s Limelight magazine

Australian Studies, Exile Studies, German, history, Jewish studies, Music

Book launches and events for The Vanished Musicians

The Vanished Musicians: Jewish Refugees in Australia by Albrecht Dümling will be launched at multiple events in Australia in late August and early September: SYDNEY 21 August  — 4 pm Emanuel Synagogue 'From Berlin to Sydney: Jewish Refugee Musicians' With guest speakers Albrecht Dümling, composer George Dreyfus AM and Anthony Kay and a live music… Continue reading Book launches and events for The Vanished Musicians