Case studies

Case studies

If you are planning to propose a Being Human festival activity in 2020 you might find it useful to refer to the case studies below, which offer examples of best practice, as well as tips and hints from organisers from previous festivals.

Ladies of quality wikithon

Foundling Museum (Open Call pathway)

Singing les roastbeef

British Academy (Open Call pathway)

Poetry against slavery

Birkbeck, University of London (Open Call pathway)

Living in Ice Age Hackney

Queen Mary University of London (Hub Award pathway)

From the source to the sea

Newcastle University (Hub Award pathway)

The sisterhood of the ring

University of Sheffield (Small Award pathway)

Stories from El Salvador

School of Advanced Study, University of London (Small Award pathway)

Weaving women’s stories

School of Advanced Study, University of London (Small Award pathway)

Canterbury tales

Canterbury Christ Church University (Small Award pathway)

Really? A dig on a council estate

University of Lincoln (Open call pathway)

Ruin and rebuild

Birkbeck, University of London (Open call pathway)

Archives weekend

National Army Museum (Open call pathway)

British wrestling: history and resurgence

De Montfort University (Small award holder)

Recollecting popular music memories in Merthyr Tydfil

University of South Wales (Small award holder)

Voices, faces and places

Swansea University (Hub award holder)

Finding Mr Hart

School of Advanced Study, University of London (Small award holder)

Emotional objects: from lost amulets to found photos

Queen Mary University of London (Small award holder)

Found Theatre and Poetry: Disrupting the Everyday

University of Westminster (Small award holder)

Babbling beasts

University of Birmingham (Small award holder)

Leather at lunchtime

University of Northampton (Small award holder)

Martian autopsy

University of Dundee (Hub award holder)

International London: walking tours

Birkbeck, University of London (Small award holder)

FRIGHTFriday: the art and science of hope and fear

University of Oxford (Small award holder)

Against prejudice: Ira Aldridge in Coventry 1828

University of Warwick (Small award holder)

Twenty years on: Manchester and the IRA bomb

University of Salford (Small award holder)

Night at the library: books of hope and fear

Institute of Historical Research, School of Advanced Study (Small award holder)

Queer and the state

The National Archives (Small award holder)