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Human Worlds Festival

Human Worlds is the University of Southampton's Humanities-based festival. This free series of events is for members of the public, including families, to explore the humanities and beyond. For full details go to the Human Worlds web page.

Events include:

Tuesday 8 November, 22.00 until late - Election Night USA! Presidential Legacies
Join us at Avenue Campus for an evening of talks, discussions, live audience polling and watch the coverage of the US election until the exit polls.

Thursday 17 November, Being Human in an Age of Intelligent Machines, 19.30 - 21.00
Join us for the Human Worlds Festival and Southampton Christians in Science lecture by Professor John Wyatt. Lecture Theatre A, Building 46, Highfield Campus.

Saturday 19 November - Hands-on Humanities Day 10.30 - 16.30
Come along to this interactive hands-on day at Avenue Campus exploring the humanities.
Great for all the family.

Tuesday 22 November - Hope and Fear in 'The Missing Woman' 18.15 - 19.15
Author Carole Burns reads an excerpt from her short stories 'The Missing Woman'. Followed by discussion.

For more events click here 


For more information, including booking and venue details, please see our blog.

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Recent events
The Students’ Union Folk Music Society performed a Ceilidh for the Outer Avenue Residents’ Association "Big Lunch" street party on Sunday 12 June. They were joined by the Union’s Zumba+ Society who demonstrated their boundless energy. Local residents agreed that the community event was a resounding success and look forward to the next street party anticipated to be held in October.
The Union Folk Music Society in action at the "Big Lunch"
Zumba+ keeping the party moving
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