Posts tagged with ‘Being Human Festival’

Race, Rights and Justice in the age of Brexit

On 23rd June 2016, the UK voted to exit the EU. The referendum sparked a flurry of political changes in the government and a sharp rise in hate crimes reported to the police. Suddenly the UK has to confront questions of equality, tolerance and hate.

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Making Nottingham the world’s first slavery-free city

There are 46 million people enslaved around the world today. The Modern Slavery Act of 2015 tackles the issue of thousands of people enslaved in the UK. Could UK cities now take steps to ensure they are slavery-free? Over the next two years, Nottingham will work to become the world’s first slavery-free city.

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Being Human 2015: A Festival of the Humanities

The Being Human Festival returns in 2015, showcasing the role that the humanities have in the cultural, intellectual, political and social life in the UK. This year’s Nottinghamshire theme is ‘Creative City’. The University of Nottingham, working with a range of external partners in the East Midlands, will hold a series of events focused on the city of Nottingham as a creative space and source of inspiration.

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