Podcast Episode 7: Menschen und Pflanzen - emotionale Begegnungen im botanischen Garten Berlin
The 7th episode of the podcast "More than a Feeling - Emotions and Society" is dedicated to the question of how our interaction with plants shapes our emotional experience, and how touching and being touched by plants can be explored ethnologically.
News from Jul 30, 2021
Guests are the two social and cultural anthropologists Sandra Calkins and Cornelia Ertl from the research project A07 entitled "Pflanzen berühren", who conduct research in the Botanical Garden and Museum. In conversation, Margreth Lünenborg and Birgitt Röttger-Rössler and their guests approach the special atmosphere of one of the largest botanical gardens in Germany and provide insights into the ambivalent feelings that visitors and employees experience when encountering rare and special plants in the face of dwindling biodiversity.