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Breath, Breathing, and Being: Discussions of Phenomenology, Respiration, and Identity
Fri 1 December 2017 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm GMTFree
The Bristol Life of Breath team has been invited by the Oxford Phenomenology Network to run a workshop around the topic of ‘Breath, Breathing, and Being’. The workshop will consist of a panel of presentations as well as breakout discussion groups. Please see the details below for an outline of the day’s events.
All are welcome. Attendance is free but registration is required. If you are interested in attending this workshop, please register by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org stating your name and institutional affiliation (if applicable). The workshop is limited to 50 spaces so we advise you to register sooner rather than later!
Venue: University of Oxford, St Luke’s Chapel, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, Woodstock Road, OX2 6GG
11.00-12.30: A panel of 4 short (15-min) talks on the topic of breath, phenomenology, and identity, followed by discussion:
Tina Williams, ‘Pause for Breath’
Ronit Yoeli-Tlalim, ‘Why are Tibetan notions of breath relevant to all this?’
Coreen McGuire, ‘Measuring the breath: standardising group categories and normalcy levels in spirometry’
1.30-3.00: Breakout Groups: these will consist of activities and discussions around topics raised by the panel presentations
3.15-4.00: Group discussion in response to breakout group sessions
4.00-5.00: Optional drinks at the Royal Oak pub (opposite the workshop venue)For more information, please visit the event page: https://torch.ox.ac.uk/breath-breathing-and-being