‘Reading in the Pandemic’ recordings now available
The READ-IT team were pleased to host the event ‘Reading in the Pandemic’, on 18 November, for the Being Human Festival. We enjoyed a great turnout for the online event, which took the form of three distinct parts. The recordings for each part are now available to view on the SAS Youtube channel, simply click on the links to take a look:
- A short talk by Dr Shafquat Towheed, on ‘New Worlds or Old Habits? Reading during the Pandemic’;
- A conversation with Bibliotherapist Ella Berthoud, offering pandemic reading recommendations;
- An interactive question and answer session with Dr Maya Parmar, showcasing our digital postcards and encouraging reading story contributions.
A free podcast by Prof Josie Billington, about reading for wellbeing during the pandemic, is also available here: