The importance of social rituals, those shared activities which can either be acknowledged or tacit, has been thrown into relief during this ongoing period of lockdown. Rituals can, of course, evolve, indeed they are unlikely to survive unless they do.
We asked a couple of our student volunteers why they started volunteering at the Freud Museum
This particular reading group took place under very sad circumstances; we had recently heard that our dear friend and colleague Maira Thorley had passed away, a few days before.
Volunteer guide Laura Smith reflects on giving tours at Freud's final home.
Volunteer Paula Morris shares her reflections on the museum's reading group.