The annual LitHouses conference, in association with the Freud Museum, will be held on 28 November 2011 at the Anna Freud Centre, Hampstead, London. For registration information see the LitHouses website.


09:30 Early Tour of the Freud Museum  10:00 The Anna Freud Centre – registration and coffee

10:30 Guest Speaker: Fiona Talbot, Head of Museums, Libraries and Archives, Heritage Lottery Fund

11:00 The LitHouses Group update from members – combining conservation and creativity

12:30 Lunch – sandwiches & conversation

14:00 Case Study 1 – “The aura of place – topography in early Dickens films”. Michael Eaton, Dickens dramatist, co-curator Dickens & Film 2012.

14:30 Case Study 2 – “Creativity in a museum environment”. Michael Arditti, former writer-in-residence at the Freud Museum.

15:00 Case Study 3 – “Conceptual artists-in-residence at Shandy Hall”. Patrick Wildgust, Shandy Hall (Laurence Sterne).

15:30 Case Study 4 – “Flat Time House – turning your house into a book”. Antony Hudek, University College London.

16:00 General Discussion

16:30 Tea

17:00 Late Tour of the Freud Museum