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Guardians of Sleep
  • Sharon Sliwinski
Built out of conversations with the public and encompassing work by scientists, artists, and philosophers, this podcast explores how dreaming serves as an integral psychological process that helps us work through the struggles we face in our waking lives. The show takes its title from Sigmund Freud, who described dreams as the “guardians of sleep and not its disturbers.”

In partnership with the Museum of London (UK) and the Department of Psychosocial Studies at Birkbeck, University of London, the first season of The Guardians of Sleep investigates how the Covid-19 pandemic has affected the dream-life of people living in the British capital.

The Guardians of Sleep is hosted by Sharon Sliwinski and edited by Erin MacIndoe Sproule with music by Andrew Braun
  • dreams,
  • museum studies,
  • Freud,
  • podcast
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Sharon Sliwinski. "Guardians of Sleep" (2021)
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