Skincare is a part of life nowadays with advertisements on TV, radio and the internet. Most interestingly skincare has been important to human societies for millennia. UWTSD’s Dr Jane Draycott has been awarded an AHRC Science in Culture Early Career Developmental Award for the joint project “From natural resources to packaging, an interdisciplinary study of […]

Ancient World

Senior Lecturer Dr Emma-Jayne Abbots investigates the cultural politics of food and drink and has a particular interest in the “visceral practices” involved in material engagements with foodstuffs. On Friday 11th March she was invited to speak at the SOAS Food Studies Centre where she is a Research Associate. At the centre, she gave her […]