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“When academic researchers share their work with wider communities, everyone involved – researchers as well as public participants – benefits.”

– 2018 event organiser

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We believe that knowledge of the humanities – from art history to classics, literature to philosophy, languages to history – should be for everyone, whatever their background. Hundreds of completely free, public events and activities are organised as part of the Being Human festival every year.

Our ambition is to ensure that the benefits of humanities research are felt at grassroots across the UK and beyond – especially in places where engagement with higher education is low. To do this, we simply need more support. If you believe in what we do, and want to support our mission to ensure that the humanities are for everyone, please donate directly to the festival via the link below.

Donations are processed by the University of London, where the festival is based, and all money goes directly to support the Being Human festival. Thank you!

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You can help us to keep the festival free, and to make the humanities open and accessible to everyone by donating to Being Human today

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