Curators' Talk - A Bitter Road: Britain and the Refugee Crisis of the 1930s and 1940s

This event has finished Took place on: Thursday, 12th Jan 2017

Delve deeper into the personal stories, collections and themes that make up The Wiener Library’s current exhibition on refugees, past and present.

Co-curators Dr Barbara Warnock and Dr Christine Schmidt will discuss the inspiration for and development of A Bitter Road: Britain and the Refugee Crisis of the 1930s and 1940s and will explore several refugees’ stories in more depth.

Cost: Free of Charge


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29 Russell Square, London, London, WC1B 5DP

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