Being Human Festival – open call applications

Apply now to propose activities that can run without start-up funding from the festival, but which still fulfil the festival’s key criteria of making research in the humanities accessible, engaging and fun for people across the UK.

The deadline for applications is 5pm Monday 3 June

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Birkbeck at the Being Human Festival

Poetry against Slavery – find out how Matt Martin, PhD researcher in the Department of English and Humanities brought his research to life by engaging the public in performances of African and Caribbean poetry. Find out how he sparked conversations about a topic that can feel intimidating to discuss, but is central to our national history.

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Einstein’s Garden at Green Man Festival

Einstein’s Garden fuses together performance, art, music and public engagement with research and brings science and the environment to life in fun and unusual ways. They are on the lookout for research groups and scientific organisations that would like to bring a stall to Einstein’s Garden with the aim of engaging festival audiences with science. Stalls can explore fundamental scientific ideas or phenomena, the process of science or current scientific research. It is essential that stalls include as much interactivity and participation as possible for festival goers and that they embody the creative and playful spirit of Einstein’s Garden.

Deadline for applications: Monday 15th April 2019

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Celebrate award winning Public Engagement at Birkbeck

Join us at Birkbeck’s Public Engagement Awards on Tuesday 26 March to celebrate projects with a public engagement focus from across the College. There will be drinks, nibbles and a chance to network after the ceremony.

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East End Women’s Museum – Join the steering group

The East End Women’s Museum sets out to uncover and celebrate hidden stories of local women. They are running a wide-ranging consultation project, to hear from the people of east London about what they’d like to see and do in the new museum. They want to discover what the museum should look like, which stories it should tell, which objects to display, which activities to run, and so on.

Apply online by Sunday 10 March.

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Science Gallery London – open call for GENDER

Science Gallery London is inviting expressions of interest for projects to become part of the forthcoming GENDER season.
Applications from researchers who would like to run live research as part of the season are particularly welcomed.

Application deadline: Wednesday 15 February 2019

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