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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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  • Sustaining Narratives – Journeys in Place and Time: Exeter Hub

    25 October, 2018

    In this post, Sanja takes us through the wide range of events happening at our festival hub in Exeter. From sustainable eating to LGBTQ+ activism, take a tour of Exeter’s programme for Being Human 2018!

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  • Is this the ‘End of Gender?’

    23 October, 2018

    Read what Rob has to say about ‘End of Gender?’, an immersive exploration into genderqueer wardrobes, using Virtual Reality (VR) technology. With ‘male’ and ‘female’ roles rapidly evolving in society, could this be the end of gender?

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  • A ‘New Mecca’ for today?

    18 October, 2018

    In this post, Emma West explores how a chance archival discovery has enriched our understanding of Cardiff’s Temple of Peace, and how a new Being Human festival event seeks to recapture the building’s original purpose.

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  • Snidge Scrumpin’: Mapping Smell and Memory in the Black Country

    16 October, 2018

    Snidge Scrumpin’ is Black Country dialect for ‘nose foraging’. Sebastian explores the memories that are inspired by the nose, and how they can encourage a deeper relationship to one’s local area and culture. Get Snidge Scrumpin’!

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  • Being Human : University of Melbourne Hub

    11 October, 2018

    Have a look at what the University of Melbourne had to say about being involved in the festival; from quiz nights to ballads and walking tours, Melbourne have certainly captured the Being Human spirit!  

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