Charmian Brinson

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Charmian Brinson (born in Oxford in the 20th century ) is a British German scholar and researcher in exile.


Charmian Brinson studied German at University College London and Birkbeck College and received his doctorate from King's College London . Brinson became a lecturer for German studies at Imperial College London in 1979 . From 2001 to 2005 she was director of the Humanities Program. In 2004 she received a professorship. Brinson retired around 2014.

She researches German and Austrian emigration during the National Socialist era . Brinson is a founding member of the Research Center for German and Austrian Exile Studies at the Institute for Modern Languages ​​Research at the University of London and co-editor of the yearbook published there.

Fonts (selection)

  • with Marian Malet (ed.): Rudolf Olden , Peter Olden: Letters from the years 1935–1936 . Berlin: Verlag Europäische Ideen, 1987
  • with Marian Malet (Ed.): Save Ossietzky ! Documents from the estate of Rudolf Olden . Oldenburg: Until, 1990
  • The Strange Case of Dora Fabian and Mathilde Wurm . A Study of German Political Exiles in London during the 1930s . Bern: Lang, 1996 ISBN 3-906756-27-0
  • with Richard Dove, Marian Malet, Jennifer Taylor (Eds.): “England? But where is it? ”: German and Austrian emigrants in Great Britain 1933 - 1945 . Munich: Iudicium, 1996 ISBN 3-89129-263-5
  • The Gestapo and the German Political Exiles in Britain during the 1930s: The Case of Hans Wesemann - and Others. In: German Life and Letters , Vol. 51, Volume 1, Blackwell Publishers, Oxford 1998
  • with Richard Dove, Anthony Grenville, Marian Malet and Jennifer Taylor (eds.): No complaint about England? German and Austrian exile experiences in Great Britain 1933–1945 . Munich: iudicium, 1998 (Publications of the Institute of Germanic Studies, University of London School of Advanced Study, Vol. 72)
  • Autobiography in Exile: The Reflections of Women Refugees , in: JM Ritchie (Hrsg.): German-speaking Exiles in Great Britain, Volume 3 . Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2001
  • with Richard Dove : 'Voice of Truth' - German-language Broadcasting by the BBC. Rodopi, 2003
  • (Ed.): Immortal Austria? Austrians in Exile in Britain (Yearbook of the Research Center for German & Austrian Exile Studies. 8). Editions Rodopi, Amsterdam 2007, ISBN 978-90-420-2157-0
  • with Richard Dove: Politics by Other Means: The Free German League of Culture in London 1939-1946 . London: Vallentine Mitchell, 2010, ISBN 978-0853038627
  • with William Kaczynski: Fleeing from the Führer. A Postal History of Refugees from the Nazis . Stroud: The History Press, 2011, ISBN 0-7524-6195-8
    • with William Kaczynski: Fleeing from the Führer: Exile and Internment in Letters . Caterina Andreae in Romanian. Darmstadt: Philipp von Zabern, 2017 ISBN 978-3-8053-5075-4
  • with Marian Malet (Ed.): 'Why is the world silent?' The kidnapping of Berthold Jacob . A documentation . Series of exile documents. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 2014, ISBN 978-3-0343-1573-9
  • with Richard Dove: A Matter of Intelligence . Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2015 ISBN 978-0-7190-9079-0
  • with Jana Barbora Buresova, Andrea Hammel (Ed.): Exile and gender , 2. Politics, education and the arts . Leiden: Brill, 2017 ISBN 978-90-04-34351-1

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Individual evidence

  1. ^ Author information for: The Strange Case of Dora Fabian and Mathilde Wurm , announcement of the publisher Peter Lang Verlag
  2. In the memorial for Hamish Ritchie published in 2015 , she was referred to as "Emeritus Professor".