Sensory History with Mark Smith

INIT | Apr 5, 2021

“Sensory History,” an interview with historian Mark Smith on tech podcast INIT, offers listeners an overview of sensory history as a method of inquiry. One highlight is a discussion about which senses have been privileged over time, by whom, and why. Other topics include historical reenactment, immersive technology applied to historical studies, and the sensory revolution brought about by the global pandemic. This site links to a short reading on sensory history and its relation to COVID-19. 

Tags: Europe United States World Lecture, Podcast, & Documentary Book & Media Cultural Emotions/Senses Medicine, Science, & Technology 1400-1600 1600-1800 1800-1900 1900-1945 1945-Present 600 to 1400


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