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22 October - 13 November
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About the 2022 festival

Please browse the 2022 Festival of Social Science website to see how we explored the world of social science, from how society has shaped our local areas to behaviour changes that help fight climate change. 

The 2023 Festival of Social Science will run from Saturday 21 October to Friday 17 November with events across the UK, both virtually and in person, for all ages and tastes. Details of the 2023 festival and event listings will be available here from September.

Discover events

The festival is running 22 October to 13 November with lots of events to choose from. You can browse the events in date order or search using the ‘event filters’ below to select events you are interested in.

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  • Region
  • Partner / Location
  • Audience
  • Professionals
  • Format
  • Type
  • Topic
  • Academic Subject

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Using keyword search is a great way to find exact matches.

The checkbox filters are useful for finding events in your area or by audience and type of event.

If you don’t get any results try different keywords or remove some of the filters.

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To get started quickly we have a few ready-made search filters here.

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Learn more about the Economic and Social Research Council

ESRC is the UK's largest organisation for funding research on economic and social issues. We support independent, high quality research which has an impact on business, the public sector and civil society. At any one time ESRC supports over 4,000 researchers and postgraduate students in academic institutions and independent research institutes. Visit the ESRC’s website to learn more about the insights they are providing.