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Smell and expanding historical research with Dr William Tullett
Nov 2 2022
Smell and expanding historical research with Dr William Tullett
Sensory historian Dr William Tullett joins Bryony Armstrong to discuss:Using smell to engage with the presentThe impact of smell research on political choices and environmental justiceUsing smell to learn about historical experienceChanging up the hierarchies of senses and historical sourcesWhy we need to tackle myths about “bad smells” Why connecting with heritage mattersThe impact of the humanities on other disciplinesWhat you can really do when you study historyThe point of humanities in Covid-19 researchContent warning: this episode contains some discussion about racism.Credit notes:Sophia Stamatopoulou-Robbins, 'Scratch-and-sniff Palestine: How olfaction shapes nonsovereign infrastructural spaces': https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/02637758221118572Alex Rhys-Taylor, Food and Multiculture: A Sensory Ethnography of East London: https://www.routledge.com/Food-and-Multiculture-A-Sensory-Ethnography-of-East-London/Rhys-Taylor/p/book/9781472581150Sentimental Garbage: Costume Dramas with Dr Emma Southon: https://podcasts.apple.com/pl/podcast/costume-dramas-with-dr-emma-southon/id1444729607?i=1000566596029The artist mentioned is named Michael Pinsky: https://www.capefarewell.com/pollution-pods/Find Bryony @BF_ArmstrongFind William @WillTullettArtwork: Riduwan Molla https://www.canva.com/p/riduwanmolla/Music: Madaan Mansij https://www.pond5.com/artist/mansij_tubescreamerThis work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.