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    University of London Institute in Paris’ ‘Missing Persons’

    University of London Institute in Paris’ ‘Missing Persons’ Dr Anna-Louise Milne, Director of Graduate Studies and Research at University of London Institute in Paris In this post Anna-Louise gives us an insight into her public engagement work with refugees and migrants in Paris. We have been lucky enough to have Anna-Louise run several events for the Being Human festival and […]
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    Get Your Tweed Out!

    Get Your Tweed Out in Orkney! By Professor Sarah Pedersen, Robert Gordon University. Sarah tells us about her research into the rise and fall of the Orkney tweed industry and stories they are hoping to uncover through their Being Human festival 2019 event.  Orcadians are being urged to rifle through their wardrobes and attics to find garments made of Orkney […]
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    The Placeless Condition

    Join Professor Lyndsey Stonebridge and Dr Jean McNeil as they discuss how the placelessness of our recent history resonates today. Not a day goes by without reference to refugees and migration, yet the deep imaginative history of modern placelessness is often overlooked. In her new book, Placeless People: Writing, Rights, and Refugees, Lyndsey Stonebridge (University of Birmingham) describes how the […]
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    Eating Under Fire: Food in WWII Britain and Italy

    Have you got an Italian relative or a person you know who was living in Italy during WWII? How could they survive? What were they eating? Do you want to know what the situation was like here in Britain and make a comparison? Join us for this evening event where you will be able to see the types of bread, […]