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10-11 Carlton House Terrace
London, London SW1Y 5AH United Kingdom
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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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£5

Join Lyndsey Stonebridge and 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, Professor 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 Lisbon, from Berlin…

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