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  • Being social: Being Human day 4

    21 November, 2017

    Being Human day four included events on the history of nursing, a sensory tea party and a room full of knitters. Here’s some of the best tweets from the day.

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  • Being social: Being Human day 3

    20 November, 2017

    Day three of the festival saw a super Sunday of parades, wrestling, ghostly telephones and babbling beasts! Here’s a small selection of some of the best tweets from the day.

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  • Being social: Being Human day 2

    19 November, 2017

    Day two of the festival on Twitter featured people getting lost and found in Milton Keynes, a walk around the beautiful Scottish Borders and book buffs learning how to use calligraphy.

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  • Being social: Being Human day 1

    18 November, 2017

    A few highlights from events across the country on festival launch day, including musical memories in Wales, short stories in Nottingham and late night archaeology in Oxford.

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  • Paths across the waters

    15 November, 2017

    Vanessa Mongey explains about how a love of ferns tied the imperial, natural and human histories of the Caribbean to the North-East of England.

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  • Must bankers be bad?

    14 November, 2017

    In this post Tom Cutterham discusses the moral complexities behind the University of Birmingham’s event ‘Must bankers be bad’ as he argues that the humanities have a central role to play in today’s banking climate.

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