15th September 6.30pm
Presented by Dr Diana Fleischman
Cannibalism has long tested the concept of cultural relativism, challenging those who encounter the practice to make decisions regarding acceptability within the spectrum of human behaviour.
Learn more about our reactions to the act and its impact on human health, and find out about its cultural significance as well as those instances perpetrated out of necessity…
As with all Death Jam events, the talk will be followed by a chance to further explore all aspects of the subject matter and related topics whilst enjoying plenty of tea and cake.
Join us for an unforgettable evening of fascinating discussion and ghoulish refreshments at Unity, in the heart of Islington’s thriving Upper Street and just a stone’s throw from some of London’s best restaurants, bars and shops.
Sunday 15th September
6:30pm for a 7pm start
277A Upper Street, Islington,
London, N1 2TZ
(Next to the Islington Fire Station)
Dr Diana Fleischman is a Senior Lecturer at The University of Portsmouth and part of the Centre for Comparative and Evolutionary Psychology. One of her areas of research covers how humans adaptively avoid cues of contagion including the regulation of disgust sensitivity.
You can find her tweeting and blogging as "Sentientist"