Origins and endings - Being Human Festival 2018

Being Human Festival 2015

Frankenstein returns!

2018 marks the 200th anniversary of the publication of Frankenstein, or the Modern Prometheus by Mary Shelley, who lived in Dundee briefly as a teenager, partly inspiring her in writing her best known Gothic novel. 

With a series of hands-on activities and immersive events, the University of Dundee is once again the Scottish hub for Being Human 2018, a Festival of the Humanities, with this year's theme being on the chilling masterpiece Frankenstein

Scheduled events this year include:

To learn more about how to get involved, whether as an individual or on behalf of a local organisation, please contact the Being Human Dundee team ( and follow them on Twitter (@HumanDundee). Thanks to the support of the funding bodies all of the events will be FREE

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