Lectures

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Upcoming Lectures


  • IS DEATH POSITIVITY A FORM OF DEATH DENIAL?
    • ONLINE: Tues, May 4th, 2021
    • Hosted by Poestic Endings.
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  • Tapputi Badakallim, The First Perfumer
    • ONLINE: Mon, May 17th, 2021
    • Hosted by The Institute for Art and Olfaction
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Available Lectures & Workshops


Scent & Culture

  • Tapputi Badakallim, The First Perfumer (1 of 2)
  • The Babylonian Roots to Early Modern Arabic Perfumery (2 of 2)
  • An Introduction to the History of Global Fragrance Trade
  • Tofana & Co: Perfume, Poison and Dangerously Smart Women in Folklore
  • The Scent of Gan Eden: Olfaction in Judaism
  • Scent Culture Theory 101
  • Smells like Xenophobia: An Olfactive History of Otherness
  • The Putrid and the Divine: The Magical Scent of Christian Saints
  • Indole: the Chemistry of Death and Desire
  • Ambergris: A Culture History
  • Rose: An Allegory of Scent and the Scent of Allegory
  • The Great Stink: How Smell Made the Modern City
  • The Black Death: From Plague Preservative to Perfume (1 of 2)
  • Bad Air: Smells, Miasma Theory, and Public Health (2 of 2)
  • Scent Memories: An Olfaction Guided Meditation on Death Awareness (In-Person Only)

Community Deathways & Death Awareness

  • Is Death Positivity a Form of Death Denial?, A Dialogue
  • Dead to Rights: Marginalised Peoples, Political Activism, and the Bad Death
  • Resilient Community Care: Lessons from the Jewish & South African Models
  • Universal Death Care: An Israeli Case Study
  • Establishing a Community Burial Society (Workshop)

Human Rights Challenges

  • Understanding Genocide: A Feminist Perspective
  • Gender & Genocide: Women as Victims, Perpetrators, Bystanders, & Reconciliators
  • Protracted Refugee Situations in the Age of Climate Change and Neoliberalism
  • Protracted Refugee Situations Affect on the East Mediterranean Refugee Crisis
  • Nowhere is Home: Community Support Strategies for Resettled Refugee Families (Workshop)