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November 2015

Inside Arts: Breathing and breathlessness

Mon 16 November 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm GMT
Arnolfini Centre for Contemporary Arts, 16 Narrow Quay
Bristol, BS1 4QA United Kingdom

As part of Inside Arts, and under the umbrella of the national Being Human festival, core staff from the Life of Breath project offer an evening examining breathing and breathlessness. The panel will include Professor Havi Carel (Department of Philosophy, ... Read more...

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June 2016

Breathing Pauses in Ancient Rhetoric, Virginia Woolf and Robert Musil

Mon 6 June 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm BST
Institute for Advanced Study, Cosin's Hall, Palace Green
Durham, DH1 3RL United Kingdom

Join Dr Stefanie Heine (University of Toronto) in Durham to explore how breathing pauses convey rhythm in both the spoken and written word by comparing and contrasting ancient rhetoric with the work of early 20th Century modernist writers Robert Musil and Virginia Woolf.  The prose rhythm ... Read more...

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November 2016

Battle for Breath Twitter Chat

Thu 24 November 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm GMT

24 Nov 2016, Online Earlier this year the British Lung Foundation published 'The Battle for Breath', a rallying call which exposes shocking inequalities and slow progress in tackling lung disease. In response, Life of Breath team members and BLF's Head of Research, ... Read more...

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June 2017

Medicine and the Senses

Thu 1 June 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm BST
School of English, Woodhouse Lane
Leeds, LS2 9JT United Kingdom

1 June 2017, Leeds Prof Jane Macnaughton will be the keynote speaker at this one-day event, discussing ‘Sensation and the symptom: understanding the ‘feeling’ of breathlessness’. The symposium is interdisciplinary in spirit, with papers from a wide range of disciplines, ... Read more...

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July 2018

The Genealogy of Matter in Plotinus, Ennead II.4

Wed 11 July 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm BST
Department of Classics and Ancient History, 38 North Bailey
Durham, Durham DH1 3EU United Kingdom

11 July 2018, Durham Whilst visiting Durham for our Life of Breath: History, Texts, Contexts conference, Prof. Anthony Long (University of California, Berkeley) will also deliver an open seminar for the Durham Centre for Ancient and Medieval Philosophy, considering how Ancient ... Read more...

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November 2018

Catch Your Breath Events Programme

Sat 24 November 2018 - Sun 17 March 2019
Palace Green Library, Palace Green
Durham, Durham DH1 3RN United Kingdom

24 Nov - 17 Mar, Durham

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April 2019

Catch Your Breath London Events Programme

Tue 2 April - Sat 21 September
Royal College of Physicians, 11 St Andrews Place
London, NW1 4LE United Kingdom

2 Apr - 20 Sep, London

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November 2019

Symposium on Michael Brady’s “Suffering and Virtue”

Tue 5 November @ 10:00 am - 5:30 pm GMT
G.16 Cotham House, University of Bristol, Cotham Hill
Bristol, BS6 6JL United Kingdom
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The Life of Breath project, University of Bristol Deptartment of Philosophy, and Centre for Health, Humanities & Science are jointly hosting a symposium on Prof Michael Brady's (Glasgow) 2018 book Suffering and Virtue.   Programme: 10-11 Alan Wilson (Bristol), 'Suffering, ... Read more...

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