New Research Centre for German and Austrian Exile Studies Publication

Wednesday 3 June 2015

Exile and Everyday Life Front CoverThe Institute is delighted to announce that vol. 16 of the Yearbook of the Research Centre for German and Austrian Exile Studies is now available.

Edited by Andrea Hammel and Anthony Grenville, Exile and Everyday Life focuses on the everyday life experience of refugees fleeing National Socialism in the 1930s and 1940s as well as the representation of this experience in literature and culture. Contributions to the volume show experiences of loss, strategies of adaptation and the creation of a new identity and life. It covers topics such as exile in Shanghai, Ireland, the US and UK, food in exile, the writers Gina Kaus, Vicki Baum and Jean Améry, refugees in the medical profession and the creative arts, and the Kindertransport to the UK.

Contributors: Janine Barker, Horst Dickel, Anthony Grenville, Andrea Hammel, Bastian Heinsohn, Gisela Holfter, Jennifer E. Michaels, Anna Nyburg, Regine Christiane Range, Elizabeth Schächter, Jan Schröder, Rose Sillars.

The Editors: Andrea Hammel is Reader in German at Aberystwyth University. Her publications include books and articles on the literature and history of German-speaking refugees from National Socialism. Anthony Grenville is Consultant Editor of the Association of Jewish Refugees Journal. His publications include Jewish Refugees from Germany and Austria in Britain, 1933-1970 (Vallentine Mitchell, 2010).

Yearbook of the Research Centre for German and Austrian Exile Studies, 16
Leiden/Boston: Brill Rodopi, 2015
ISBN 978-90-04-29786-9 (pbk) - ISBN 978-90-04-29791-2 (e-book)