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21–26 May 2018
Think Human Festival showcases the exciting and relevant work of Oxford Brookes University’s Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. Think Human events are designed to share the teaching and research we love and demonstrate the value and significance of the humanities and social sciences for everyone.
We invite you to join us for a week of free talks, debates, activities, and performances covering topics as diverse and divisive as Brexit, criminality in the internet age, protest songs, and craft-activism. You can also explore society’s fascination with murder, education’s impact on mental health, working-class fiction, sensory art, and the history of magic.
Test your assumptions, expand your perspectives, explore human identities, and let Think Human empower and inspire you!
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Academics from Oxford Brookes University recommend books that made them who they are. Tag us on social media with the #booksthatmadeyou!
Professor Anne-Marie Kilday recommends The Ghost of Blackwood Hall, a book in the Nancy Drew series by Carolyn Keene.
Dr Rico Isaacs recommends Imagined Communities by Benedict Anderson.
Professor Simon Kövesi recommends Don Juan by Lord Byron.
Professor Joanne Begiato recommends The Saracen Lamp by Ruth M. Arthur.
Dr Patrick Alexander recommends The Rights of Passage by Arnold Van Gennep.
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