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10-11 Carlton House Terrace
London, London SW1Y 5AH United Kingdom
020 7969 5200 http://www.britac.ac.uk

November 2019

The Placeless Condition

November 14, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
British Academy, 10-11 Carlton House Terrace
London, London SW1Y 5AH United Kingdom
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£3 – £5

Join Professor Lyndsey Stonebridge and Dr Jean McNeil as they discuss how the placelessness of our recent history resonates today. Not a day goes by without reference to refugees and migration, yet the deep imaginative history of modern placelessness is often overlooked. In her new book, Placeless People: Writing, Rights, and Refugees, Lyndsey Stonebridge (University of Birmingham) describes how the human condition became the 'placeless condition' for writers and thinkers in the middle of the 20th century, from Paris to…

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