Study Day: Exploring Diaries 1660 – 2019

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Explore diaries in depth

Course date: Sunday 24 March

Times: 09.45 – 16.00

Full course outline

Six expert speakers discuss the origins and development of diary-keeping from Samuel Pepys to 21st-century vloggers, by way of Romantic travellers, Antarctic explorers and office workers. We also discover how the British Library acquires, preserves and curates diaries, making these unique works available to the public. 

Speakers

Kate Loveman  Early Modern Diaries: Samuel Pepys and his Friends
Emma McEvoy  Touring Britain: Travel Journals 1780-1830
Laura Walker  Cultivating Gardens to Crossing the Ice: Collecting and Curating Diaries at the British Library
Graham Farmelo – Using Diaries in Writing Scientific Biographies
Joe Moran – 20th-Century Diaries and the History of the Everyday
Clare Brant – Diaries in the Digital Age

Details

Name: Study Day: Exploring Diaries 1660 – 2019
Where: Knowledge Centre
The British Library
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB
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Price: Full Price: £55.00
Member: £55.00
Senior 60+: £50.00
Student: £47.00
Registered Unemployed: £47.00
Under 18: £47.00
Enquiries: +44 (0)1937 546546
boxoffice@bl.uk
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