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January 2020

Tobacco: Shape Shifting Substance from South America

Fri 31 January @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm GMT
Tobacco Factory, Raleigh Road
Bristol, BS3 1TF United Kingdom
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What have been some of the relationships between tobacco and people, past and present and worldwide?  What happens when these different relationships are brought into dialogue with one another?  From its evolutionary origins and ‘deep history’ among indigenous communities in South ... Read more...

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February 2020

The Body Says It

Thu 20 February @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm GMT
Bristol Central Library, College Green
Bristol, BS1 5TL United Kingdom
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In this talk, Life of Breath researcher and anthropologist Dr Alice Malpass will explore how bodily sensations of breathlessness come to be measured as a symptom. She describes the mis-match between the language used in research and clinics with the ... Read more...

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