The Listening Project Lecture: Susie Orbach

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A special lecture marking The Listening Project’s 1000th recorded conversation

The Listening Project is a collaboration between the BBC and the British Library to record, broadcast and collect intimate conversations between friends or relatives. With recurring themes including childhood, friendship, death, sexuality and health the project has built a unique picture of our lives today. To mark the recording of the 1000th conversation, this talk by leading psychotherapist, psychoanalyst, and writer Susie Orbach explores some of the insights these recordings have given us.

It also offers a chance to hear from some of those behind the project - British Library curator Jonnie Robinson and BBC producer Marya Burgess -  in a discussion chaired by presenter and host of The Listening Project, Fi Glover.

Susie Orbach, the therapist who treated Princess Diana for her eating disorders, is the founder of the Women's Therapy Centre of London; a former columnist for The Guardian; a visiting professor at the London School of Economics; and the author of Fat is a Feminist Issue, which has sold over a million copies. Her latest book is In Therapy: How conversations with psychotherapists really work (2016).

Enjoy food and drink purchased from the Knowledge Centre Bar from 18.00 and after the event until the Bar closes at 22.00.


Name: The Listening Project Lecture: Susie Orbach
Where: Knowledge Centre
The British Library
96 Euston Road
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Price: Full Price: £12.00
Member: £12.00
Senior 60+: £10.00
Student: £8.00
Registered Unemployed: £8.00
Under 18: £8.00
Enquiries: +44 (0)1937 546546