Think Human

  • Think Human
  • What’s On

    All our Think Human Festival events are FREE to attend, but registration is advisable. To make sure as many people as possible can access Think Human events, and we have a full house, admission will be managed on a first come, first served basis, so please arrive in good time for the start of the event.

    Tuesday 22 May

    Time Event Venue Event type Age
    12:00–13:00 Oxford Brookes Poetry Centre presents Kei Miller Learning Studio, Clerici Building Poetry Reading All ages
    13:00–15:00 (Un)official histories: researching being human Special Collections, Brookes Library Exhibition All ages
    13:00–15:00 The Brexit Generation: A debate on the UK’s future outside of the EU Union Hall Debate 14+
    14:30–15:30 Virtual Human Evolution Union Square Exhibition All ages
    17:00–17:45 Tea and a 3 Minute PhD Union Hall Showcase INVITE ONLY
    17:00–18:00 Re-imagining John Wesley Lincoln College Lecture All ages
    18:00-19:00 There’s been a Murder! But why do we care? John Henry Brookes Lecture Theatre Lecture FULLY BOOKED

    Wednesday 23 May

    Time Event Venue Event type Age
    10:00–13:00 Journeys to, journeys from: pathways through time Union Square Installation All ages
    11:00–12:00 Thinking Evil in Dark Times Union Hall Performance All ages
    12:00–13:00 Fragmented and Convoluted: Working-Class Experiences of Navigating Higher Education Chakrabarti Talk All ages
    13:00–15:00 (Un)official histories: researching being human Special Collections, Brookes Library Exhibition All ages
    14:00–16:00 “Stimulate Your Senses” Five Senses Tour Ashmolean Museum Exhibition FULLY BOOKED 
    18:00-19:00 Writing Working-Class Fiction John Henry Brookes Lecture Theatre Panel Discussion All ages
    19:30-21:00 Sinéad Morrissey - Poetry Reading Old Fire Station Café Poetry Reading All ages

    Thursday 24 May

    Time Event Venue Event type Age
    10:00–12:00 Teddy Bears’ Picnic Harcourt Arboretum Performance INVITE ONLY
    13:00–15:00 (Un)official histories: researching being human Special Collections, Brookes Library Exhibition All ages
    14:00–17:00 Affirming the Arts and Humanities in the Primary Curriculum Glasgow Room Workshop All ages
    14:30–16:30 Human Story Theatre Harcourt Hill Lecture Theatre Performance All ages
    18:00–19:00 Educating for Mental Resilience Westminster Chapel, Harcourt Hill Panel Discussion All ages
    19:30–21:00 Clare Pollard – Poetry Reading Old Fire Station Café Poetry Reading All ages

    Friday 25 May

    Time Event Venue Event type Age
    10:00–16:00 Craft Activism: Collaborative crafting as activism, the search for justice & the creation of emotional objects OVADA Exhibition 12+
    12:00–13:00 The Rivonia Trial a model UN Committee Music, Green, and Dining Rooms, Headington Hill Hall Exhibition and Q&A All ages
    13:00–15:00 (Un)official histories: researching being human Special Collections, Brookes Library Exhibition All ages
    13:30–14:30 The Magical Tradition of the Household Dragon Chakrabarti Talk 11+
    14:00–17:00 Film, identity and power Ultimate Picture Palace Film Screening 15+
    17:30-19:00 Murder Among The Mateys Headington Hill Hall Investigation All ages
    19:30-22:30 Stanza and Stand Up East Oxford Community Centre Performance 18+