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Germans in Britain at the University of Reading

When

Jan 16, 2017 - Mar 24, 2017

Summary

Germans in Britain at the University of Reading

16 January–24 March 2017
Humanities and Social Sciences Building, Room 274, University of Reading, Whiteknights, Reading, RG6 6UA

Explore the rich and fascinating history of German migrants to Britain in this pop-up exhibition.

Germans have had an immense impact on British life over the centuries. Find out how British sport, science, banks, businesses, music, monarchs, art and design have all been shaped by their German connections.

Germans in Britain is curated by Dr Cathy Ross, Honorary Research Fellow at the Museum of London.

The following events associated with this exhibition are free to attend:

Wednesday 1 February 4–5:30pm

Informal tour and exhibition video, student presentation based on interviews with German academics working at the University of Reading. Meet in HumSS room 274.

Wednesday 15 February 4–6pm

Informal tour and panel discussion The Brelephant in the Room. Living in post-referendum UK as an EU citizen. Meet in HumSS room 274.

Wednesday 1 March 4–6pm

Guest lecture by Dr Stefan Manz, Aston University: German Immigrants and the First World War. A Centenary Perspective. Meet in HumSS room 274.

Wednesday 15 March, 4–5:30 pm

Informal tour and exhibition video, student presentation based on interviews with German academics working at the University of Reading. Meet in HumSS room 274.