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Human Library

PAST CAMPAIGN

 

The Human Library is an innovative method designed to promote dialogue, reduce prejudices and encourage understanding.The main characteristics of the project are to be found in its simplicity and positive approach.

In its initial form the Human Library is a mobile library set up as a space for dialogue and interaction. Visitors to a Human Library are given the opportunity to speak informally with “people on loan”; this latter group being extremely varied in age, sex and cultural background.

The Human Library enables groups to break stereotypes by challenging the most common prejudices in a positive and humorous manner. It is a concrete, easily transferable and affordable way of promoting tolerance and understanding.

If you would like to be a "book" for the Human Library, please get in touch with Kim Scott.

The Library will be open in the Scene on the 2nd November 2012 11am - 3pm. 

Outcomes: 
  • Exposed students to a diverse range of people "books"
  • Raised awareness of various diversity issues across society
  • Was very well attended by students. 
  • Patrick Harvey MSP attended the event. 

 
 
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The Nido Collection

First Group

USSA, 90 John Street, Glasgow, G1 1JH, The University of Strathclyde Students' Association is a charity registered in Scotland, No:SCO05914