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July 2018

Epistemic Petrification Conference

Mon 2 July 2018 @ 12:00 pm - Tue 3 July 2018 @ 6:30 pm BST
Wills Physics Laboratory, Tyndall Avenue, BS8 1TL
Bristol, United Kingdom
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EPISTEMIC PETRIFICATION CONFERENCE 2-3 July 2018, University of Bristol Location: Wills Physics Laboratory, Room 3.34, Tyndall Avenue, BS8 1TL Organisers: Havi Carel (Bristol), Robbie Duschinsky (Cambridge) This conference brings together philosophers, psychologists, and health professionals to explore epistemic failure and petrification. Against an idealised ... Read more...

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The Life of Breath: History, Texts, Contexts

Tue 10 July 2018 @ 10:00 am - Thu 12 July 2018 @ 6:00 pm BST
St John’s College, 3 South Bailey
Durham, DH1 3RJ United Kingdom

10-12 July 2018, Durham Breathing is a basic physiological process, yet also has deep cultural, spiritual and personal meaning. However, although breath and breathing are such resonant and urgent subjects, they have never been the subject of systematic cultural or ... Read more...

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Breath in Vocal Technique

Tue 10 July 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm BST
Music Department, Palace Green
Durham, Durham DH1 3RL United Kingdom

Tue 10 Jul, Durham If you missed it first time round, you have another chance to enjoy this lecture-recital conducted by classical singing teacher Miranda Wright with some of her regular vocal students to illustrate the place of trained breathing in vocal technique. ... Read more...

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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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CANCELLED – Breath in Cinema

Wed 11 July 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm BST
St Johns College, 3 South Bailey
Durham, Durham DH1 3RJ United Kingdom

11 July 2018, Durham Apologies - cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances Dr Davina Quinlivan (Kingston University), author of The Place of Breath in Cinema, will address the significance of air and breath to modes of spectatorship in contemporary culture. Drawing ... Read more...

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August 2018

Movement, stasis and interoception: unsettling the body

Tue 14 August 2018 - Wed 15 August 2018
Stockholm University Stockholm, SE-106 91 Sweden

14-17 August 2018, Stockholm Life of Breath team members Jane Macnaughton and Andrew Russell will be joined by Anna Harris (Maastricht University) to convene a panel at EASA 2018, the biannual conference of the European Association of Social Anthropologists. The panel, ... Read more...

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September 2018

FUTURES @ We The Curious

Fri 28 September 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm BST
We The Curious, Bristol, One Millennium Square, Anchor Rd.
Bristol, Avon BS1 5DB
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28 Sept 2018, Bristol – 7:15-7:40pm Life of Breath will be participating in FUTURES @ We The Curious (Bristol), part of a series of free events taking place across Bristol and Bath to celebrate European Researchers' Night on Friday 28 ... Read more...

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October 2018

Bristol Fun Palaces

Sat 6 October 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Barton Hill Settlement, Bristol, Barton Hill Settlement
Bristol, BS5 9TY United Kingdom
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6 Oct 2018, Bristol – 2-5pm Life of Breath will be taking part in the Bristol Fun Palaces annual weekend of action in October – a campaign which seeks to "promote culture at the heart of community and community at the heart ... Read more...

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Breath-Body-Mind Integration (Foundation)

Fri 12 October 2018 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm BST
Sobell Study Centre, Sobell House, Old Road
Headington, OX3 7LE United Kingdom

12 October 2018, Oxford This course, facilitated by Life of Breath team member Kate Binnie, is for healthcare professionals and therapists interested in broadening their skill set and developing a practical holistic approach to helping patients with common and difficult ... Read more...

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Celebrate Science

Tue 23 October 2018 @ 11:00 am - Thu 25 October 2018 @ 5:00 pm BST
Palace Green, Durham University Durham, DH1 3RN United Kingdom

23-25 Oct 2018, Durham - 10am-4pm each day This year we're teaming up with the Learning Team at Palace Green Library to host a stand at Celebrate Science, Durham University's free family festival as a preview for our Catch Your ... Read more...

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