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 2

    17 November, 2018

    From period positivity to court room dramas, illuminated looms to Victorian light shows, check out our roundup of some of the action from the first Friday of Being Human 2018!

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  • Being Social: Being Human day 1

    16 November, 2018

    The first day of Being Human 2018 was an absolute feast of ‘Origins and Endings’ humanities fun. Check out this blog for some of the best tweets of the day!

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  • Living Zoroastrianism

    14 November, 2018

    In this post, Anna takes us on a tour of one of the world’s oldest religions, Zoroastrianism. Find out how an innovative installation is breathing new life into an ancient ritual.

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  • ‘First of the Feathers’ : Soldiers and Suffragettes

    9 November, 2018

    Check out this post from Leah, author of the immersive play ‘First of the Feathers’. Read her opinions about suffragettes and their role in the First World War, as she challenges our perceptions of history.

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  • Modern Words from Medieval Ireland

    7 November, 2018

    In this post, Sharon takes us on a fun exploration of etymology and medieval Irish words ahead of her Being Human event. Have a read and explore the ‘Words You Didn’t Know You Needed’. 

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  • Frankenstein Returns : University of Dundee Hub 

    31 October, 2018

    For this spooky special blog post we spoke to Daniel Cook, who shines a light on the Being Human programme at our Dundee hub for 2018. Read on and find out how ‘Frankenstein Returns’ to Dundee.

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