Free Mass Observation events this week

MO_LogoFree events coming up at the Mass Observation Archive in Brighton:
What is Happiness? Investigating the everyday with Mass Observation. In 1938, Mass Observation asked the people of Bolton to respond to the question “What is happiness?”. This… November, as part of the ESRC’s Festival of Social Science, the Mass Observation Archive will reflect on this question once again in a series of public events:· Monday 4th November (9.30am – 13.30pm)

Creative writing workshop facilitated by Evlynn Sharp at the Latest Music Bar, Brighton

· Tuesday 5th November (9.30am – 13.30pm)

Creative writing workshop facilitated by Evlynn Sharp at the Latest Music Bar, Brighton

· Wednesday 6th November (2.30 – 4.30pm)

‘I love being in the garden’ Happy encounters in everyday life’
Public talk given by Mark Bhatti (University of Brighton) at the Latest Music Bar, Brighton

· Thursday 7th November (2.30 – 4.30pm)
‘The Meanings of Happiness in Mass Observation’s Bolton’

Public talk given by Claire Langhamer (University of Sussex) at the Latest Music Bar, Brighton

· Friday 8th November (Doors open at 7.00pm)
Panel discussion on “What is happiness?” chaired by Lucy Robinson (University of Sussex) at the Quadrant pub. Brighton

Advance booking is required. Please email: moa@sussex.ac.uk to request a place. All events are free.

http://www.massobs.org.uk/events.htm

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