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>From:         Jane Lewin <[log in to unmask]>
>Subject: CFP: Exile in and from Czechoslovakia during the 1930s and 1940s
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>THE RESEARCH CENTRE FOR GERMAN AND AUSTRIAN EXILE STUDIES
>at the
>Institute of Germanic & Romance Studies, University of London
>2008 CONFERENCE
>Exile in and from Czechoslovakia during the 1930s and 1940s
>17 - 19 September 2008
>Venue: Institute of Germanic & Romance Studies, University of London
>Call for Papers
>The Research Centre for German & Austrian Exile 
>Studies at the Institute of Germanic & Romance 
>Studies invites contributions for a conference 
>from 17 to 19 September 2008, marking the 70th 
>anniversary of the Munich Agreement in 1938 and 
>the 60th anniversary of the establishment of the 
>Communist government in 1948 on the subject of 
>exile in and from Czechoslovakia during the 
>1930s and 1940s.
>
>Papers on exile following the Prague Spring 1968 
>will also be considered, as will German-speaking 
>exile from other former Hapsburg lands.
>
>Suggested topic areas include:
>Aspects of German-speaking exile in 
>Czechoslovakia prior to 1939 (political, 
>cultural etc)
>Czech Refugee Trust Fund in Czechoslovakia
>Czech Refugee Trust Fund in Britain
>The British response to the Czech plight of 1938
>Czech refugee organisations in Britain
>Czech government in exile
>Relations between Czech refugee groups in Britain and other exile groups
>Post war remigration to Czechoslovakia
>Exiled representatives of Czech culture in 
>Britain e.g., writers, painters, musiciansŠ
>Conference languages: English and German
>It is planned to publish the papers in the Yearbook of the Centre in 2009.
>If you wish to offer a paper, please send a 
>synopsis of around 300 words in the first 
>instance to both:
><mailto:[log in to unmask]>Professor Charmian Brinson <[log in to unmask]> AND
><mailto:[log in to unmask]>Dr Marian Malet <[log in to unmask]>
>as soon as possible and in any case by 31 December 2007.
>For information about the Research Centre and 
>its Yearbook, visit 
><http://igrs.sas.ac.uk/research_centres/exilestudies/index.html>http://igrs.sas.ac.uk/research_centres/exilestudies/index.html
>
>INSTITUTE OF GERMANIC & ROMANCE STUDIES
>University of London School of Advanced Study
>Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU
>Telephone: +44 (0)20-7862 8966  Fax: +44 (0)20-7862 8970
>Email: <mailto:[log in to unmask]>[log in to unmask] 
>Website: 
><http://igrs.sas.ac.uk>http://igrs.sas.ac.uk

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