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Art-Exit: 1939 A very different Europe Invitation to upcoming talk Collar the Lot @ 12 Star Gallery, London

The Lecture Series ART-EXIT: 1939 A VERY DIFFERENT EUROPE   Ben Uri Gallery and Museum is delighted to present a special series of free evening talks at Europe House, 32 Smith Square, SW1P 3EU. These flow from the recent exhibition by the Ben Uri Research Unit, marking the contribution to art in Britain by the so-called ‘Hitler emigres’ on the 80th anniversary of the outbreak of the Second World War. Spread over consecutive Thursdays in October, a range of distinguished experts engage with topics that continue to resonate deeply within our globalised society: identity, migration, displacement and internment - and the power of art to reflect and respond to these issues. Each talk will be preceded by refreshments and followed by an audience Q&A.         REGISTER     17 October 2019, 6.30 p.m. "Collar the lot!" Artists, Aliens and Aspects of Internment in Britain c. 1940 Prof Charmian Brinson, Prof Fran Lloyd, Dr