Is it possible to relinquish our humanity? Would that make us in-human? Wouldn’t that just make the crises we face such as climate change worse? Aren’t our exceptional language, building and thinking skills the hope we have for reconfiguring a more stable, resilient, and healthy future? Or is it the belief that, as humans, we are somehow exceptional, more important and valuable than all other beings, that has gotten us into this mess? This episode of the podcast asks what it means to be human today, how humans thrive, how we live with the nonhuman others, especially in our cities, and if ideas of “posthumanism” can help us reconfigure how we live our lives in balance with the world around us.

Register here for the Walk and Evening Performance

The walk will take plat at 5pm on Friday 16th February, beginning on the Newcastle side underneath the Tyne Bridge. It will last approximately 90 minutes. Details, Eventbrite and Facebook pages to be confirmed. (Please note, it is Friday 16th and NOT Thursday 15th as mentioned on the podcast audio.)

The podcast is now live.

(Those who are registered for the walk will be emailed a reminder to download in advance of the event.) It is be available via these links:


The Full Interviews