Insiders/Outsiders Festival

“Collar the lot!” Artists, Aliens and Aspects of Internment in Britain c.1940

17 October 2019 18:30-19.30

As part of the Insider/Outsiders Festival, Rachel will be giving a talk on the reactions of the British press and other contemporary views to WW2 internment at 12 Star Gallery, Europe House, 32 Smith Square, London. Organised by the Ben Uri Gallery and Museum, the evening will also feature Professor Charmian Brinson of Imperial College London, Professor Fran Lloyd of Kingston University, and Dr Julia Winckler of the University of Brighton.


The event will be live streamed - click here to watch.

Latest talk at the Wiener Library is now available online

Jewish Refugees in Britain: Internment of 'Enemy Aliens' During the Second World War. A talk given in partnership with the Kitchener Descendants Group

Twitter Conference

War Through Other Stuff Twitter Conference 2018 on art in World War II internment. See the thread here.

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