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Why do people keep diaries? Who should read them? And what can you do with a diary that is not your own? This online talk and workshop wil

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This online talk and workshop will start with a presentation from The Great Diary Project, which has been collecting popular diaries at the Bishopsgate Institute since 2007. Film maker Becky Edmunds will follow with her extraordinary interpretation of some abandoned diaries she found by the side of a road in Brighton, ‘to be continued’. Alexander Masters will also present, as author of the celebrated A Life Discarded: 148 Diaries Found in a Skip. We will then share our own experiences with diaries and their creative uses through guided discussion and exercises online. This will include debates over the ethical challenges involved.

Proudly featuring Dr Polly North from The Great Diary Project, Becky Edmunds from to be continued and best-selling author Alexander Masters. Prof Margaretta Jolly will guide exercises. Apologies, only virtual drinks and nibbles are provided!

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