Scent & Society


In 2020, Nuri became the Program Curator for the relaunched Scent & Society lecture series at the Institute of Art and Olfaction. Scent & Society endeavours to start a dialogue on the diversity of scent cultures, and teach about the rich history of our olfactive past.

Recent Lectures


Scent Culture Theory 101

Smells like Xenophobia: An Olfactive History of Otherness

The Putrid and the Divine: The Scent of Saints

Bad Air: Smells, Miasma Theory, and Public Health

From Plague Preservative to Perfume

You can find details about Nuri’s upcoming classes with IAO and elsewhere on the Talks page.