Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Breath, Body and World (2020)

This special breath-themed issue of the journal Body and Society explores breath as a neglected topic within body studies.

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Breath of Life on Radio Scotland

First broadcast on Good Friday 2016, the Breath of Life radio programme featured our principle investigator Jane Macnaughton in conversation with Anna…

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‘I need security to survive’

Kate Binnie, yoga teacher and music therapist, shares a memory of a hospice patient: Paula wakes early every day and…

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Air and climate: an historical introduction

Mike Emanuel, Research Associate at Oxford Brookes University, Department of History, Philosophy and Religion, writes: In the fifth century BC, Hippocrates, in ‘On…

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‘Matter in these sighs’: notes on holy breathing

Naya Tsentourou from the University of Exeter writes: In John Milton’s Paradise Lost prayer is defined as ‘one short sigh…

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