Unexamined Lives

The story of the 20th century as lived by residents in the Derbyshire village of Borrowash


Student Project Launched!

The collaborative project between Derby University and Unexamined Lives was officially launched at an event at Derby University yesterday. The launch was reported in the Derby Telegraph (click image below).

2014-01-29 Derby Telegraph - Launch Press Release

(Derby Telegraph – 29th January, 2015)

Students, staff and Unexamined Lives team members met to discuss the opportunities offered by working with the project..

The event was hosted by Dr. Cath Feely of the University History department and introduced by Helen Clark, Project Director of Unexamined Lives.

Team members Paul Hart, Anthony Heron and Keith Oseman explained the interviewing, transcription and publishing activities involved.

Regular contributor Chrissie Hall described a house history project that she is working on which would benefit from input from the students.

Local arts coordinator Stella Couloutbanis, project manager for Wash Arts, introduced local artists Mik Godley and Julian Hanby who described innovative ways in which the project might act as a springboard for future creative and community projects.


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