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Bloodscape: Scavenger hunt exploring changing blood trends in the UK

Event Name Bloodscape: Scavenger hunt exploring changing blood trends in the UK
Start Date 17th Nov 2018 1:00pm
End Date 17th Nov 2018 3:00pm
Duration 2 hours
Description
SAT NOV 17 2018
START BETWEEN 1-2PM
50 GEORGE SQUARE, EDINBURGH
FREE / ALL WELCOME
APPROXIMATELY 1 HOUR
RAIN OR SHINE

This self-guided adventure will let you see Edinburgh through the lens of blood - including changing trends, global campaigns and, of course, Harry Potter.
Bloodscape will broaden your understanding ‚Äč
of blood as a vital good. 

Bloodscape is part of the 2018 Being Human Festival. The goal of the festival is to share humanities research with the public. This event draws on research conducted at the University of Edinburgh in Medical Anthropology, including how blood donation is used as a tool of social integration by immigrants and how climate change might disrupt blood delivery. 

Just as blood circulates in the body, it also circulates in society via supply chains. The nature of these supply chains shifts over time and place. Bloodscape aims to shed light on these dynamics through the embodied (and fun!) experience of a scavenger hunt. 
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