7 July 15:15 – 17:15
Immersive lecture "The smell of streets"
Movies and artworks about the past comes to us without a smell. The best we can do is just to wonder what was the smell around every syory fr om the past. For contemporaries, the picture was different. People of the past lived in another olfactory landscape. Historian and anthropologist Maria Pirogovskaya will speak about olfactory landscape of two Russian capitals in the middle of the XIX century and wh ere to look for its rudiments in the modern city.