Talks

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Upcoming Talks


[ ONINE: Mon, November 16, 2020] Scent Culture Theory 101 with Nuri McBride, hosted by The Institute of Art and Olfaction . details


Recent Talks


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

Bad Air: Smells, Miasma Theory, and Public Health, hosted by The Institute for Art and Olfaction. details

From Plague Preservative to Perfume, 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