Talks

If you would like to host a talk or schedule Nuri for a conference, get in touch.


Upcoming Talks


[ONINE: Mon, February 15th, 2021] From Plague Preservative to Perfume, hosted by The Institute for Art and Olfaction. details

[ONLINE: Mon, March 22nd, 2021] Bad Air: Smells, Miasma Theory, and Public Health, hosted by The Institute for Art and Olfaction. details


Recent Talks


Scent Culture Theory 101 with Nuri McBride, hosted by The Institute of Art and Olfaction . details

Smells like Xenophobia: An Olfactive History of Otherness, hosted by The Institute for Art and Olfaction.  details

The Putrid and the Divine: The Magical Scent of Christian Saints, hosted by The Institute for Art and Olfaction. details

Gender & Genocide: Women as Victims, Perpetrators, Bystanders, & ReconciliatorsDeath & the Maiden: an interdisciplinary conference exploring the relationship between women and death 

Squeamish: A Look at the Philosophy Behind Modern Death Denial, Death & Cocktails @ Life.Death.Whatever

Protracted Refugee Situations affect on the East Mediterranean Refugee Crisis. Human Insecurity, State Fragility and Complex Humanitarian Crises in the Mediterranean Workshop @ The Van Leer Institute . This talk can be viewed here


Available Lectures, Workshops, and Classes


The Putrid and the Divine: The Magical Scent of Christian Saints

Indole: the Chemistry of Death and Desire

The Great Stink: How Smell Made the Modern City

Bad Air: Smells, Miasma Theory, and Public Health

From Plague Preservative to Perfume

Scent Memories: An Olfaction Guided Meditation on Death Awareness

Beautifying Oppression: Corsets, Crinolines, and Controlling Female Bodies

Dead to Rights: Marginalised Peoples, Political Activism, and the Bad Death

Understanding Genocide: A Feminist Perspective