On the Trail of 1930s Refugees in 1930s Bloomsbury (Guided Audio Walk)
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Follow the trail of the 1930s refugees from Nazi Europe around Bloomsbury, a magnet for the new arrivals due to its cheap boarding houses and Bohemian reputation. Find out how support for refugees was coordinated from Bloomsbury, how exiles contributed to Britain’s anti-Nazi propaganda war, and how activists plotting the Nazis’ downfall were spied on by MI5 agents. The walk brings to life work by the Research Centre for German & Austrian Exile Studies and is illustrated by voices and images from the IMLR’s exile archives.
Speaker(s): Clare George (IMLR), Charmian Brinson (London), Gareth Williams (London)
Organisations: Institute of Modern Languages Research
Event date: Saturday, 14 November 2020 - 11:00am