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Podcasts

Robert and Patricia Malcolmson - 'Mass Observation and its Diarists'

Robert and Patricia Malcolmson - 'Mass Observation and its Diarists'

Social Historians, Robert and Patricia Malcolmson, talk about their work editing Mass Observation diaries. Publications include Nella Last’s Peace, A Free-Spirited Woman: The London Diaries of Gladys Langford, 1936-1940 and Dorset in Wartime: The Diary of Phyllis Walther 1941-1942

Juliet Gardiner - ‘Writing the mid century with Mass Observation’

Juliet Gardiner - ‘Writing the mid century with Mass Observation’

In this podcast Juliet Gardiner (British historian and author of Wartime Britain 1939-1945) set out the origins of the original Mass Observation movement in the 1930s and explores the intentions of the organisation’s founders. This lecture was given as part of the 75th anniversary of the Mass Observation Archive.

RT @BBCArchive: #OTD 1968: "Don't give me that bloody new money 'cos I don't want it!" The first two decimal coins, the ten pence piece and…
RT @drjennings: Should say a little more about our study... it is based on social diaries from the @MassObsArchive going back to 1945 and s…
In 1937 MO sought to understand rituals and ceremonies. Here are some notes about #StGeorge taken from Frazer’s The… https://t.co/kKOxkYNKDG
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