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Being Human 2021
Being Human in Conversation
This year's festival will take place across the UK from 11–20 November with the theme 'Renewal'.
All you need is a researcher, a café space and some tea and coffee. Organise a Being Human Café and help us to share, celebrate and champion the humanities.
Organising an event as part of the festival? Find key information and resources here.
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Find out more about how to take part in the UK's only national festival of the humanities
This year’s festival is drawing ever closer, and it’s time to share some early news and highlights with you as activities begin to develop across the country!
A few farewell words from festival manager and curator Dr Michael Eades
Exciting funding announcement for Being Human 2021