Being Human
Festival 2020

The 7th annual Being Human Festival took place between 12-22 November with the theme of ‘New Worlds’, perfectly timed to reflect on the radical global changes of 2020.

#BeingHuman

Being Human is the UK’s only national festival of the humanities. The 7th annual Being Human Festival takes place between 12-22 November with the theme of ‘New Worlds’, perfectly timed to reflect on the radical global changes of 2020.

The festival is led by the School of Advanced Study, University of London, in partnership with the Arts and Humanities Research Council and the British Academy.

The free multi-city festival showcases how humanities researchers work every day on issues that shape the world that we live in and aims to: