The London Moment Blog

Review: ajrrefugeevoices.org.uk

Until the outbreak of the Second World War in 1939, around 70,000 Jews escaped to Great Britain, seeking refuge from the escalating legal, social, cultural and economic repression put forward by the Nazis. Starting...

Out now: GRR’s Legal History Special Issue

Since 2014, Benjamin Lahusen, Marcus Payk, Kim C. Priemel, and I have organized the legal history research seminar GRR (Geschichte, Recht und Rechtsgeschichte). The current special issue of Zeithistorische Forschungen is one if the...

Publishing at the Home Front

The “London Moment” was characterised by deprivation and shortages. War economy took its toll on Brits and immigrants alike, influencing every aspect of daily life – food, transportation, mail, reading. At the same time, refugee...

Workshop Report „The London Moment“

On 21 – 22 March 2019, our project workshop “The London Moment – Exile Governments, Academics and Activists in Great Britain, 1940-1945” took place at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. The conference report is now available at HSozKult:https://www.hsozkult.de/conferencereport/id/tagungsberichte-8271