University in Exile

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  • The University in Exile and its subsequent incarnations have been the intellectual heart of the New School.
  • This faculty, known after 1933 as the University in Exile, was a rescue program for European academics.
  • In 1951 she became a professor of ethnography at the Polish University in Exile and soon afterwards was chosen its rector.
  • Over the years, the University has evolved from a "university-in-exile" to a full-fledged, though highly specialized, European Union graduate school.
  • Halle was an integral part of the creation of The University in Exile -- an extension of the New School for Social Research.
  • The graduate school of The New School began in 1933 as the University in Exile, an emergency rescue program for threatened scholars in Europe.
  • Founded in 1933 by Alvin Johnson, the University in Exile was dedicated to rescuing scholars who had lost their positions under Hitler during that time.
  • Over several years he influenced the work of the Graduate Faculty of Political und Social Science as its dean, by turning the "University in Exile" into an American academic institution.
  • Following the collapse of totalitarian regimes in Europe, the University in Exile was renamed the Graduate Faculty of Political and Social Science.
  • Johnson helped to save numerous central European scholars from persecution by the Nazis in the 1930s and 1940s, then brought them to a specially-created division of the New School which became known as the "University in Exile".
  • The idea to organize a Ukrainian university-in-exile came from Ukrainian academics, some of whom had held chairs at universities in the Russian and Austro-Hungarian Empires.
  • The University in Exile was initially founded by the director of the New School, Alvin Johnson, through the generous financial contributions of Hiram Halle and the Rockefeller Foundation.
  • The University in Exile was founded in 1933 as a graduate division of the New School for Social Research to be a haven for scholars who had been dismissed from teaching positions by the Italian fascists or had to flee Nazi Germany.
  • He obtained his Habilitation in the Polish University in Exile in 1964 under Professor General Marian Kukiel, who wrote of him that "he is at this moment one of the best historical experts on diplomacy in the time of the [French] Second Empire."
  • The Baltic University in Exile was established in the displaced persons camps in Germany to educate refugees from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania in the aftermath of the Second World War.