This year’s festival is taking place nationally 17 – 25 November 2017. Being Human is led by the School of Advanced Study, University of London in partnership with the Arts & Humanities Research Council and the British Academy.

  • Being Social: Being Human day 9

    26 November, 2017

    Saturday was the last day of Being Human 2017. Our closing day saw everything from Lost Film Shows in London to early modern sleep remedies in Manchester, dragons in Durham and musical memories in Merthyr Tydfil.

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  • Being social: Being Human day 8

    25 November, 2017

    Day eight of Being Human 2017 was an amazing array of ‘lost and found’ events. From a late night at the Hunterian to the history of the Kindertransport at Senate House, Being Human stretched across the country, and the…

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  • Being Social: Being Human day 7

    24 November, 2017

    Day seven of Being Human 17 was a special one with lively and illuminating events up and down the country.

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  • Being social: Being Human day 6

    23 November, 2017

    Day six of Being Human 2017 was an absolute feast of ‘lost and found’ humanities fun. From lost theatres and living history walks, to shipwrecks and medieval makeovers.

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  • Being social: Being Human day 5

    22 November, 2017

    Here are some of the best stories and tweets from day 5 of Being Human 2017. Activities took place all over the country, from Northampton to Norwich, Birmingham to Brighton and covered all manner of topics.

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  • Being social: Being Human day 4

    21 November, 2017

    Being Human day four included events on the history of nursing, a sensory tea party and a room full of knitters. Here’s some of the best tweets from the day.

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