Our existence depends on air but our culture is oblivious, argues design researcher and yoga teacher Lucy Sabin.
Albert Brenchat reflects on the conference ‘On Laughter’, Institute of Advanced Studies, University College London, 10, 11 and 12 July, 2019. Is laughter a tool to rebel or to conform? What are the boundaries between ‘laughter’ and ‘humour’? These […]
Barbara Hargreaves reflects on saintly suffering and medical failures in twelfth-century religious works about saints. Mabel of Stotsfield, a nun at the priory at Chicksands in the twelfth century, was, one day, sent on an errand to the kitchen by […]
Marie Allitt reviews the workshop ‘Sensing the Machine-Body Interface’, hosted by the Science Museum on 11th July 2019. Have you ever listened to the beat of your own heart? How often do you think about your breathing? Or your digestion? […]
Flore Janssen reviews the conference ‘La Maladie Fin de Siècle: Decadence and Disease’, Birkbeck, University of London, Wednesday 26 June 2019 ‘La Maladie Fin de Siècle: Decadence and Disease’ was inspired by Arthur Symons’s remark in his essay ‘The Decadent […]