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Minds race at running symposium

By Hou Li | 2014-09-16 | Hits:
(Chinese Social Sciences Today)
At the First International Festival of Running, hosted by University College London last week, academics gathered to explore the scientific, spiritual, cultural and political sides of running. “Running has become socio-cosmic,” anthropologist Allen Abramson said to his attentive audience, a group of artists, academics, writers and runners who gathered at the Slade School of Fine Art in London. “The idea of the conference was to bring people together and really see what all the difference disciplines could learn from one another,” said artist Kai Syng Tan.
The Chinese version appeared in Chinese Social Sciences Today, No.620, July 15, 2014
Edited and translated by Bai Le