By Sally Crawford, Katharina Ulmschneider, Jaś Elsner
'Ark of Civilization' addresses Oxford's function as a defend, a gathering element, and a centre of inspiration within the arts and arts in the course of WWII, interweaving own and worldwide histories to discover how refugee students had a profound and lasting impression at the improvement of British culture.
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The Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce series of Sherlock Holmes ﬁlms, made in Los Angeles between 1939 and 1946, were swiftly updated after the USA joined the war to contemporary 3 Ibid. 140–69; also Colvin (2013: 50–2). In addition to Howard and de Grunewald, the ﬁlm’s makers included a number of other refugees and Jews—the writer Wolfgang Wilhelm and the cinematographer Max Greenbaum. 5 Howard (1981: 61) says it was the ‘ﬁrst British war ﬁlm’. On the ﬁlm and its making, see ibid. (77–80, 91–101).
London: Unicorn Press. Wisniak, J. (2003). ‘Kurt Wohl: his life and work’. Educacion Quimica 14: 36–46. Part I General 1 Pfeiffer, Fraenkel, and Refugee Scholarship in Oxford during and after the Second World War Jaś Elsner In the 1930s and 1940s, the British public—or at least that section which frequented the popular cinema—was given a positive sense of British adventurers saving brilliant minds and innocent lives from dastardly foreign states. The predicament of refugees, as oppressed in their native lands and needing to be saved, was well recognized.
20 The exceptional efforts of the British Academic Assistance Council (AAC) and its successor, the SPSL, in aid of refugee scholars, have been well studied,21 not least in discussions in this volume. The Society brought many scholars to the United Kingdom—some of them effectively en route elsewhere (often via Oxford, as in the case of such luminaries as the philosopher Ernst Cassirer (Whitaker, Chapter 21, this volume) or the historian Ernst Kantorowicz). One of the strengths of the chapters collected here is to sketch a disparate variety of experiences, from distinguished professorial refugees making a new life (some of them close to retirement age) to schoolboys with distinguished careers ahead of them, such as Karl Leyser (Leyser, Chapter 14, this volume) or Brian Shefton (Gill, Chapter 8, this volume).
Ark of civilization : refugee scholars and Oxford University, 1930-1945 by Sally Crawford, Katharina Ulmschneider, Jaś Elsner