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The UoH Human Library Project

Our University of Hull Human Library Project is a virtual library where human ‘books’ shed light on their experiences to help people understand one another, challenge their own unconscious bias, overcome stereotypes and help build a more inclusive society where no one is left behind. Every ‘book’ is a volunteer who has faced stigma in their life due to a personal difference. Here, they are given the space to explain their perspective and experiences in order to help challenge prejudice, rid discrimination, prevent conflicts and contribute to greater human cohesion across social, religious and ethnic divisions.

The original Human Library was established in Copenhagen in 2000 as a series of live events.
If you have any questions or wish to get involved in this project please email
If you would like to run your own Human Library and want a bit more help have a look at the Human Library Toolkit created by a collaboration between University of Hull and University of Huddersfield - Human Library ALN Toolkit
This project is a collaboration between the Brynmor Jones Library and the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Team.

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