secrets and lies

Secrets and Lies

Uncovering Hidden Truths in Family Histories

Recorded Saturday 21 November 2020

With Dr Françoise Davoine, Trudy Gold, Maya Lasker-Wallfisch, John Simmonds and Dr Reenee Singh

CPD Credits: 4 hours

Many families have needed to shed a past identity in order to build new lives.  Especially those who have been subjected to social shame or exclusion. Often, unacceptable aspects of that family history are expunged from the family narrative; histories that are considered too painful to recount – either to protect the teller or listener – are deliberately or unconsciously hidden.

Photographs are removed from albums. Names are deleted from family trees. War records destroyed.



Dr Reenee Singh
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