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Daniel Snowman

Daniel Snowman is a social and cultural historian. Born in London and educated at Cambridge and Cornell, he was a Lecturer at the University of Sussex and went on to work at BBC Radio. A Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Historical Research (University of London) since 2004, his books include The Hitler Emigrés: The Cultural Impact on Britain of Refugees from Nazism (first published by Chatto & Windus, 2002) and The Gilded Stage: A Social History of Opera (Atlantic Books, 2009). Daniel is Project Consultant to the Insiders/Outsiders Festival and author of the Introduction to the accompanying book. 
The Fashion Revolution: From Berlin to London
Nineteenth century Berlin was the creative centre for fashion and ready-to-wear clothing. Berlin’s clothing companies made modern apparel and developed new designs that were sold not only throughout Germany, but worldwide. But when Hitler came to power in 1933, the city’s mainly Jewish clothing industrialists were robbed, displaced or murdered, while their companies were ‘Aryanized’. What happened to those who escaped to Britain – and how did they revolutionise f...
Insiders / Outsiders
Insiders / Outsiders examines the extraordinarily rich contribution of refugees from Nazi-dominated Europe to the visual culture, art education and art-world structures of the United Kingdom. In every field, emigres arriving from Europe in the 1930s introduced a professionalism, internationalism and bold avant-gardism to a British art world not known for these attributes. At a time when the issue of immigration is much debated, Insiders / Outsiders serves as a remi...