Being Human in Conversation

A series of free, online and year-round events launched in 2020 produced by the Being Human festival. Throughout the series so far we’ve welcomed a whole range of fantastic guests, all exploring some of the ways in which the humanities help us understand the world around us.

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Being Human in Conversation

Catch up on the recordings of our 'in conversation' events below and hear from guests including David Olusoga, Bonnie Greer and David Lammy. 

Head shots of Christienna Fryar, Darragh McGee, Tom Scott-Smith and Christine "Xine" Yao
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Being Human in Conversation: Renewing and Rebuilding

with AHRC New Generation Thinkers Christienna Fryar, Darragh McGee, Tom Scott-Smith and Christine "Xine" Yao

Woman in mask smells blossom
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Being Human in Conversation: Returning to our Senses

with Professor Barry Smith, Chrissi Kelly and Dr Ann-Sophie Barwich

Portrait of Kit de Waal
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Kit de Waal: Novels that Shaped my World

with Kit de Waal and Professor Karina van Dalen-Oskam

Headshot of Bonnie Greer
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Being Human in Conversation: The American Election

with Bonnie Greer

Headshot of Professor David Olusoga
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Being Human festival launch with David Olusoga

Headshot of David Lammy
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Being Human in Conversation with David Lammy: My Education

with David Lammy and Professor Nick Harrison

Headshots of Kate Kirkpatrick and Lyndsey Stonebridge
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Being Human in Conversation: Politics and Plagues

with Dr Kate Kirkpatrick and Professor Lyndsey Stonebridge