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Dr Rachel Lichtenstein is an artist, writer, archivist and historian who is internationally known for her creative nonfiction books, multi-media projects and artworks that examine place, memory and Jewish identity. Rachel is Reader in English and Co-Director of the Centre for Place Writing at Manchester Metropolitan University. Her publications include: Estuary: Out from London to the Sea; Diamond Street: The Hidden World of Hatton GardenOn Brick Lane and Rodinsky’s Room (with Iain Sinclair)Lichtenstein trained as a sculptor and her artwork has been widely exhibited both in the UK and internationally. Her oral history collections can be found in many international archives. Recent projects include a collaborative digital map which can be found at: Memory Map of the Jewish East End.