Scholarship at Ben Uri


Ben Uri has, at its core, a commitment to accessible scholarship across all levels of academia. To review a wide range of research papers and exhibition catalogues please see our Published Scholarship page. 



Ben Uri Research Unit


For your interest, click here to find a comprehensive list of 

Sarah MacDougall's publications

Rachel Dickson's publications



Why Give?


Ben Uri is a registered British charity (280389). We seek and need your donations to be able to fund and expand our work across our 3 principal and distinctive areas of public benefit being:

  • Research and digitally record the Jewish and immigrant contribution to British visual culture since 1900 - including the current;

  • Research and commission collection inspired art interventions for the over 70s to enrich their quality of life through digital channels;

  • Develop our pioneering first full scale virtual museum and research centre to maximise engagement across a global digital audience. 



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Books Available  to download 


  • Arrival Cities: Migrating Artists and New Metropolitan Topographies in the 20th Century. By kind permission of the authors. Including a chapter 'Mapping Finchleystrasse, Mitteleuropa in North West London', contributed by Rachel Dickson and Sarah MacDougall. Open access book information hereDownload PDF of books here.

    • Eds., Burcu Dogramaci, Mareike Hetschold, Laura Karp Lugo, Rachel Lee, Helene Roth, 'Arrival Cities: Migrating Artists and New Metropolitan Topographies in the 20th Century' (Leuven, 2020).





Articles available to download


  • An excerpt from Leo Koenig's Yiddish little magazine Renesans (1920). By kind permission of author.  Download article PDF here.

    • Stephen Winsten, (1920), Renesans, translated by William Pimlott.

  • Genre and Nationalism: Boris Schatz and his school by Ira Rezak, MD. By kind permission of author. Download in PDF here.

    • Ira Rezak, (2005), Médailles






'Insiders/Outsiders': The Ben Uri Art Society and Émigré Artists, 1933-1945. Speaker: Rachel Dickson for the Institute of Modern Languages Research at The 'Insiders/Outsiders' Festival 2019. By kind permission of IMLR. Watch lecture here.




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