University of Sussex Special Collections and Mass Observation Archive Blog

Showcasing our archives, collections, activities and projects

Archive for October, 2013

Blogging about happiness



My name is Donna and I’m studying for an MA in Media Practice for Development and Social Change at the University of Sussex. Between Monday the 4th and Friday the 8th of November, I will be blogging about the Mass Observation Archive events taking place in Brighton for the ESRC Festival of Social Science. The […]




So, Jessica and I had a great day at TEDx on Friday. Having been hooked by lots of inspiring online TED talks over the past year, it was exciting to be invited to hold a stand in the Ideas Lab and to hear some thought provoking speakers, that certainly didn’t disappoint! Our stand was busy […]

What is happiness? Some upcoming events…



Although we are currently very busy preparing to open in our new home at The Keep we are still finding the time and energy to organise some events and get out and about. Hopefully you will be able to pay us a visit at one of the Mass Observation Archive’s upcoming events… On the 25th […]

A new start…



Gosh, it has been a while since we updated this blog, hasn’t it? Over a year now! You will (hopefully) be pleased to know that we are re-launching  the blog  as the one for the University of Sussex’s Special Collections and Mass Observation Archive. This is because the University of Sussex Collection cataloguing project has now […]