2nd International Conference on the History and Culture of Perfume

deadline for submissions: 
October 30, 2021
full name / name of organization: 
Grupo de Investigación CAPIRE
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CFP 2nd International Conference on the History and Culture of Perfume


Organized by: Grupo de Investigación CAPIRE, Museo del Perfume de Buenos Aires (Argentina) y Academia del Perfume.

The aims of these Conference is the recognition of perfume as an object of study in the Humanities, the interdisciplinary and international exchange of research results related to perfume and smell, as well as the growing expansion of the field of sensory studies, beyond the visuality.

This conference will meet academic contributions from specialists from various areas of knowledge, among which the following stand out: David Howes (Concordia University), Annick Le Guérer (Independiente), Mª. Luisa Vázquez de Ágredos Pascual (Universitat de València), Cecilia Bembibre (University College London) y María del Rosario Caballero Rodríguez (Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha).

The call for participation is opened through a call for papers, framed in the following thematic lines:

  • Line 1: The historical dimension of perfume and olfactory culture.
  • Line 2: The scientific, technical and material production of perfume.
  • Line 3: The aesthetics of perfume in the plurality of the arts.
  • Line 4: The social values of perfume and the olfactory experience.

Sending proposals through the following link: https://www.ucm.es/capire/perfume21-cfp

Send Papers Deadline: 30 October 2021