- Imogen Bevan
- Edinburgh UK
- Research Interests
- Medical Anthropology, Anthropology of food, Kinship, Addiction, Anthropology of Britain, Anthropology of the body, Anthropology of Global Health, Mental Health, Scotland, Social Inequality, ethnography, Children and Young People, , food, Anthropology of emotions
Why do we eat sugar? My PhD research explores sugar consumption practices in urban Scotland. I ask how sugar is classified by experts and consumers, and in practice, what roles sugar consumption might play in dynamics of kinship and social relatedness.
Bevan, I. (2016). E-cigarettes: Smoking pleasure reinvented? The many faces of harm reduction in France. Contemporary Drug Problems, 43 (3), 228-241.
Bevan, I. (2016). [Review of the book Smokefree: A Social, Moral and Political Atmosphere by S. Dennis]. Medical Anthropology Quarterly, 30 (4).
Bevan, I. (2015). What is a 'throat hit'? Reframing smoking as a sensory practice. Medicine Anthropology Theory. Available at: http://www.medanthrotheory.org/read/5463/ecig-throat-hit
Guest lecturer on University of Edinburgh courses"Social Life of Food" and "Anthropology of Food".