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Refugee Scientists in a New Environment<sup>1</sup>

Gustav Born

in In Defence of Learning

Published by British Academy

Published in print July 2011 | ISBN: 9780197264812
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191754029 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5871/bacad/9780197264812.003.0005

Series: Proceedings of the British Academy

Refugee Scientists in a New Environment1

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This chapter presents the author's recollections about his family's migration and experiences as refugees from Nazi Germany to Britain in 1933. It recalls the academic scene into which German scientists came and indicates the contributions refugees made to science and medicine in this country.

Keywords: refugees; Nazi Germany; German scientists; scientific contributions; medicine; refugee scientists

Chapter.  4493 words. 

Subjects: Migration Studies

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