Articles & Books


Nuri writes on a variety of topics from philosophy, to beauty, to refugee rights. In 2013 she wrote the academic work Climate Change Related Migration: A Study of the Current State of Contingency Planning and Decision Making. She is currently writing a non-fiction book, The Putrid & the Divine: An Olfactive History of Death Rituals from Around the World.   For a full bibliography please contact her here. Below is a sampling of some of her favourite articles.


Unquiet Things


Ten things I can not live without


Life.Death.Whatever


Five things I’ve learned about death from working with refugee children


Death and the Maiden


Tubercular Venus: When the Beauty Standard was Dying

Strengthen Your Sense of Smell While Contemplating Your Doom

Silent Sisters: Caring for the dead in gendered religious space


Order of the Good Death


The Odour of Sanctity: When the Dead Smell Divine 


Offbeat Life & Home


How to talk about death when no one else wants to

5 things you can do to join the Death Positivity movement and value life more