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October 2018
  • Zorka Ságlová @ Still I Rise: Feminisms, Gender, Resistance

    Nottingham Contemporary

  • 27/10/2018 8:00 AM to 27/01/2019 5:00 PM
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  • The acclaimed Czech artist Zorka Ságlová will be showcased in major group exhibition which looks and explores resistance movements and alternative forms of living from a gendered perspective across the world and spanning the late nineteenth century to the present. With over 100 exhibits by some 40 practitioners, Still I Rise presents the way in which resistance has been approached by visual artists, writers, architects, designers and activists, working as individuals or in groups. It takes place within a global context, referring…

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November 2018
FREE
  • Spotlights: Markéta Luskačová

    Millbank

  • 05/11/2018 10:00 AM to 19/04/2019 5:00 PM
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  • London, SW1P 4RG
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    The acclaimed Czech photographer Markéta Luskačová takes part in a regularly changing in-depth displays in Tate Britain’s Spotlights series. Luskačová who lives and works in London, reflects on a changing city in her portraits of London life. Everything she diligently photographed through the 70s, 80s and 90s and to a lesser degree, up to a present day, is a record of the end of the era of the Jewish Saturday markets of the East End, of which some don’t exist…

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2019January 2019
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  • SHAPESHIFTERS a group exhibition featuring work by Maria Pinińska-Ber

    The Approach

  • January 12 10:00 AM to February 9 5:00 PM
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  • 1st Floor, 47 Approach Road, Bethnal Green, London, E2 9LY
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    12 January 2019 – 10 February 2019 The Approach 1st Floor, 47 Approach Road Bethnal Green London E2 9LY   Shapeshifters is a group exhibition featuring work by Sascha Braunig, Sandra Mujinga, and Maria Pinińska-Bereś. The show will focus on how these artists deal with the ambiguities and slipperiness of subjectivity, identity and visibility within their painting, sculpture, video, and performance work. Bewitching bodily presences are evoked through symbolic and metaphoric references. Throughout history, the feminine has been considered an…

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FREE
  • Christmas Concert and Celebration of 100 years of Ukrainian Statehood

    Ukrainian Cultural Centre

  • January 20 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
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  • 154 Holland Park Avenue
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    WHEN: 20 January 2019, 15:00 WHERE: Ukrainian Community Centre, 154 Holland Park Ave, London W11 Admission: FREE Join to celebrate Ukrainian Christmas and 100 years of Ukrainian Statehood (22 January 1919). This community concert will feature performances by: Church Choirs Classical musicians children’s choir Ukrainian Dance group and singer Taras Zhytinski. Language: Ukrainian

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£10/£5
  • A Czechoslovak minister in exile

    Czech and Slovak Embassies

  • January 22 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • 24-30 Kensington Palace Gardens, London, W8 4QY
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    Ladislav Feierabend managed the impossible: he was a member of the war-time Protectorate government and at the same time head of a resistance group in contact with Edvard Beneš in London. So when a messenger was captured and forced to reveal everything, in January 1940 Feierabend embarked on an escape worthy of a Hollywood blockbuster. He eventually joined Beneš’s government-in-exile as finance minister before returning to Prague in 1945. After the communist coup in February 1948, Feierabend went into hiding…

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FREE, registration required
  • The Discontented by Alan Ogden

    Romanian Cultural Centre in London

  • January 23 6:30 PM to 7:00 PM
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  • Manchester Square, 18 Fitzharding, London, W1H 6EQ
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    Photography | Talk | Drinks In his talk about ‘The Discontented’, Alan will relate the heroic story of the Hungarian uprisings against the Habsburgs in the 17th and early 18th centuries. Led by the charismatic trio of Helena Zrinyi, Imre Thököly, and Ferenc Rákóczi II – both Princes of Transylvania – there were moments when the rebels nearly succeeded in securing the independence of Hungary from the Habsburg and Ottoman Emperors. Across a canvas that today covers Slovakia, Croatia, Austria,…

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from £26.50
  • Counting Sheep: immersive theatre production about Ukrainian Maidan Revolution

    The Vaults

  • January 23 7:00 PM to March 17 8:30 PM
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  • Leake Street SE1 7NN
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    WHEN: 23 January – 17 March – see website for exact dates/times WHERE: Forge – The Vaults, Launcelot Street (near Waterloo station) Admission: from £26.50. Book here Presented by Selfconscious Productions & Wild Yak, in association with Hot Feat ★★★★★ Broadway Baby ★★★★★ Ed Fest Magazine ★★★★★ British Theatre Guide ★★★★ Toronto Star The award-winning (Scotsman Fringe First, Amnesty International Freedom of Expression) theatrical sensation comes to London in a brand new version from the directors of the Belarus Free…

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FREE, registration required
  • Ukraine: 5 Years on from Maidan

    House of Commons, Committee Room TBC

  • January 24 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
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  • Westminster, London, SW1A 0AA
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    WHEN: Thursday, January 24, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM WHERE: House of Commons, Committee Room TBC, Westminster, London SW1A 0AA Admission: FREE with RSVP. Please register here.  Please note that you will need to receive a confirmation email to be able to attend the event. *Attendance is not guaranteed and the Henry Jackson Society reserves the right to refuse entry to an event at any stage. In January 2014, Ukraine’s then-President Victor Yanukovych passed a series of ‘anti-protest’ laws…

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FREE
  • Book Launch: ‘Hungary – A Short History’ by Norman Stone

    Hungarian Cultural Centre

  • January 24 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Open
£7 pounds + booking fee
  • Revolution Begins at Home: The Women of Czech Dissent

    Czech Embassy Cinema

  • January 24 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • 26 Kensington Palace Gardens, London, W8 4QY
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    An evening dedicated to women active in the Czech dissent movement and Charter 77 during the Czechoslovak communist regime of the 1970s and 1980s and the ways in which women engaged in the different currents of political and cultural resistance. Sociologist and gender scholar Marcela Linková and journalist Naďa Straková will be joined by former dissident Kamila Bendová and writer, editor and dissident kid Tobiáš Jirous to talk about the recent publications Revolution Begins at Home: The Women of Czech…

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  • ‘The Mystery of the Bulgarian Voices’ live in London

    King's Place

  • January 24 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
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  • 90 York Way, London, N1 9AG
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    24 January (Thursday) 2019 , Kings Place (Hall One), 8pm Get your ticket HERE. The concert is part of London A Cappella Festival which celebrates its tenth anniversary in 2019. The choir’s concert will promote their new album released in March 2019 ‘BooCheeMish’. Several songs in it are featuring the acclaimed Australian singer Lisa Gerrard, thereby uniting two of the most distinctive vocal acts working in music. Many of the songs on ‘BooCheeMish’ are written, arranged and produced by Petar Dundakov.While some…

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FREE
  • Exhibition: Miroslaw Bałka

    The White Cube Gallery

  • January 25 10:00 AM to March 9 5:00 PM
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  • 25-26 Mason's Yard SW1Y 6BU
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    Miroslaw Bałka Random Access Memory 25 January 2019 – 9 March 2019 White Cube Mason’s Yard Miroslaw Balka’s work explores memory in its myriad forms, and he often refers to the human body to provide a commentary on political ideas. This exhibition features a major new installation comprising of two huge, freestanding heated metal walls that measure approximately 11×4.5m and 6.5×3.5m respectively. The structures stretch across White Cube’s cavernous upper and lower galleries, dividing them to around a third of…

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£15/£12
  • Pilecki – film screening at JW3

    JW3

  • January 26 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
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  • 341-351 Finchley Road, , London, NW3 6ET
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    With Professors Mary Fulbrook and Antony Polonsky 26 January 2019, 8pm JW3 341-351 Finchley Road London NW3 6ET BOOK NOW RELATED EVENT Tuesday 29 January 2019, 9:30am-5:30pm Poland and Hungary: Jewish Realities Compared Conference to launch POLIN: Studies in Polish Jewry: Vol 31 Embassy of the Republic of Poland, London Witold Pilecki volunteered to go into Auschwitz so he could learn about conditions there. On his escape he passed the information to the Western democracies. We will show the film…

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£10
  • Five years after Maidan: what’s next for Ukraine? Talk with Yaroslav Hrytsak

    Ukrainian Institute

  • January 28 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • 79 Holland Park, London , W11 3SW
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    DATE: Monday, 28 January, 2019 TIME: 7 pm VENUE: 79 Holland Park W11 3SW Admission: £10. You can purchase your ticket here What is the outlook for Ukraine at the eve of its presidential elections in March 2019? Are reforms running out of steam and is Ukraine witnessing a slow return of old bad ways? Does the case of Kateryna Handzyuk mean Ukraine’s battle with corruption is lost? What are the main achievements and main failures of the last five…

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£8/£5
  • Life Afterwards: Reflecting on the Genocide in Rwanda

    British Library

  • January 28 7:15 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • 96 Euston Road NW1 2DB
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    Panel discussion featuring Joanna Kos-Krauze 28 January 2019, 7.15pm Knowledge Centre The British Library 96 Euston Road London NW1 2DB BOOK NOW The 1994 genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda saw around one million people killed within 100 days. The grim statistics of conflict and slaughter hide personal stories of devastation, bravery and survival. Survivor and former Rwandan goalkeeper Eric Murangwa and filmmaker Joanna Kos-Krauze joins writer and documentary film director, David Belton, to reflect on these stories this Holocaust…

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£11.37 – £16.76, includes kosher lunch and refreshments
  • Poland and Hungary: Jewish Realities Compared

    Embassy of the Republic of Poland

  • January 29 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM
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  • 47 Portland Place, London, W1B 1JH
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    Conference to launch POLIN: Studies in Polish Jewry: Vol 31   Tuesday 29 January 2019, 9:30am-5:30pm Embassy of the Republic of Poland 47 Portland Place London W1B 1JH £11.37 – £16.76, includes kosher lunch and refreshments Book online RELATED EVENT Saturday 26 January 2019, 8pm Pilecki – film screening at JW3 Featuring Q&A with Professors Mary Fulbrook and Antony Polonsky JW3, London At the beginning of the twentieth century, the Jewish communities of Poland and Hungary were the largest in…

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£12.00 to £15.00
  • Jews and new Ukraine

    JW3

  • January 29 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • 341-351 Finchley Road, , London, NW3 6ET
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    DATE: 29 January 2018 TIME: 7:30pm VENUE: Jewish Community Centre London (JW3), 341-351 Finchley Road, London NW3 6ET Admission: This is a ticketed event. Please book here A new Ukrainian identity project is underway, taking the experiences and histories of all who live on the Ukrainian soil. How does Ukraine’s Jewish community fit into this mosaic and what is the significance of a new term for this community,” Ukrainian Jews? What is the role Jews play in contemporary Ukraine? What are…

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FREE
  • An evening dedicated to the teaching of Peter Deunov the Master

    Sofia Gallery

  • January 31 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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    The Bulgarian Cultural Institute invites you to a special evening dedicated to the teaching of Peter Deunov the Master on 31 January 2019 from 7pm at ‘Sofia’ Gallery. Free registration for the event HERE. The event will include a photo exhibition walking us through his life and mission in collaboration with ‘SS. Cyril and Methodius‘ National Library, a screening of the film ‘One good place for rest’ telling the story of his garden, and a presentation of the newest books…

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February 2019
£15-£30
  • Hungariana: Three concerts at the Milton Court Concert Hall. Starring the Casals Quartet and Tamara Stefanovich

    Milton Court Concert Hall

  • February 3 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM
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  • Silk Street EC2Y 9BH
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    Journey into the world of Bartók, Ligeti and Kurtág: where music born from folklore, nature and the urban environment is concentrated into some of modern art’s most playful and explosive masterworks. Across three concerts, creative director Gerard McBurney pulls together material from various walks of Hungary’s 20th-century artistic life, offering a small flavour of the country and its sometimes strange and tragic history. Extracts from Hungary’s rich literary canon and visual projections inspired by the distinctive, modernist, often brutal style…

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£22 - £26
  • Theatre: Diaries of Madmen / спектакль “Записки сумасшедших”

    The Cockpit Theatre

  • February 5 7:30 PM to February 10 9:00 PM
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  • Gateforth St. NW8 8EH
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    The show runs from 5th until 10th February at The Cockpit Theatre, London. More information could be found here: https://diariesofmadmen.eventbrite.com/?aff=news Diaries of Madmen is Xameleon Theatre’s new production based on Nikolai Gogol’s novel Diary of a Madman and Russian musician’s Piotr Ilyitch Tchaikovsky’s personal diaries. Famous farcical short story by one of the greatest Russian writers Nikolai Gogol, is a funny and brutal exploration of a civil servant’s Poprishchin struggle to keep a grip on reality. Madness might mean a failure to find your proper place…

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£10/£5
  • Amnesty International and Prisoners of Conscience in Czechoslovakia (CSSR)

    Czech and Slovak Embassies

  • February 19 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
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  • 24-30 Kensington Palace Gardens, London, W8 4QY
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    Susan Jenkinson will describe work at the International Secretariat of Amnesty International in the team concerned with Prisoners of Conscience in Czechoslovakia (CSSR) in the 1980s. Julia Sherwood, who was also at the International Secretariat at that time, but in another team, will outline the case of her father, Prisoner of Conscience, Jan Ladislav Kalina, imprisoned in Slovakia 1972-73. Free admission for members of the BCSA, £10 for non-members, full-time students £5. Registration is necessary for all on Eventbrite or…

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March 2019
FREE
  • Panel Discussion: Marie Schmolka, the Forgotten Heroine Who Saved Thousands from the Holocaust

    The Wiener Library for the Study of the Holocaust & Genocid

  • March 14 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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  • 29 Russell Square WC1B 5DP
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    Most have heard the name of Sir Nicholas Winton, a young British stockbroker who volunteered with the British Committee for Refugees from Czechoslovakia in 1938. But humanitarian rescue of thousands of refugees, from Austria, Germany, and Czechoslovakia, was a collective effort. And more often then not, it was led by women. Marie Schmolka, a Prague Zionist who was one of the main figures of European refugee assistance on the eve of the Second World War, was one of these leaders.…

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