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Breath, Breathing, and Being: Discussions of Phenomenology, Respiration, and Identity

Fri 1 December 2017 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm GMT

Fri 1 Dec, Oxford

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 phenomenology@torch.ox.ac.uk 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


10.30-11.00: Arrival – Tea and Coffee
11.00-12.30: A panel of 4 short (15-min) talks on the topic of breath, phenomenology, and identity, followed by discussion:
Havi Carel, ‘The Phenomenology of Breathlessness’
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’
12.30-1.30: Sandwich Lunch
1.30-3.00: Breakout Groups: these will consist of activities and discussions around topics raised by the panel presentations
3.00-3.15: Tea and Coffee
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



Fri 1 December 2017
10:30 am - 4:00 pm UTC+0
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St Luke’s Chapel, Oxford
University of Oxford, St Luke's Chapel, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, Woodstock Road
Oxford, OX2 6GG United Kingdom
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