Being Human, the UK’s first national festival of the humanities, is back for a second year between 12 and 22 November 2015.

  • Landscapes of Change: Archaeologies of the Rousay Clearances

    1 October, 2015

    Guided Interactive Walk – 22 August 2015, Quandale, Rousay This blog looks back on a guided summer walk on the Orkney island of Rousay. This event will be followed by the Being Human event Landscapes of change, the Rousay Clearances: oral...

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  • Being Human festival launches 2015 programme

    28 September, 2015

    By Festival Team | What does it mean to be human? How does the latest humanities research add to our understanding? These questions are explored in more than 260 free events featured in the new brochure!

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  • Being Human and queer performer Bird la Bird take over the V&A

    2 September, 2015

    By Dawn Hoskin | Dawn Hoskin, assistant curator at the V&A, gives a little insight into what’s in store for their upcoming Being Human event with queer performance artist Bird la Bird.

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  • Being Human Lab

    21 August, 2015

    We are pleased to announce an afternoon of interactive and playful workshops as part of the Being Human launch at Senate House in London on 12 November. At our first-ever Being Human Lab, we want to bring together researchers...

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