Blog

  • 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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  • From the Source to the Sea: Newcastle University Hub

    10 October, 2018

    On the 90th anniversary of the opening of the Tyne bridge in Newcastle, Matthew talks about the relationship between the river and its people, and the fantastic events taking place throughout the Being Human festival in 2018. 

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  • Feminists Eat Your Greens!

    4 October, 2018

    In this post, Dr Elsa Richardson talks us through the history of vegetarianism and feminism. Who knew that Edwardian restaurants were also sites of political meetings and progressive social action?

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