Human-Animal Exchange: Two Events at the Edinburgh International Science Festival (April 2013)

Human Hybrids: Perspectives on Human-Animal Exchange
April, 6 – 7.30pm, Teviot Row. Tickets £8 / £6

In this Edinburgh International Science Festival symposium, Gill Haddow, Paul De Sousa, Calum MacKellar (Director of Research, Scottish Council on Human Bioethics) and Hugh Whittall (Director of the Nuffield Council of Bioethics) join Shawn Harmon to examine fears that emerging scientific technologies could start to blur lines between humans and animals.

Have we always been hybrids? Interdisciplinary perspectives on Human-Animal exchange
8 April, 10am – 3.30pm, IASH, 2 Hope Park Square.
Free, but space is limited so registration via email is essential.

Workshop speakers: Emily Brady (University of Edinburgh): “Autonomy, Anthropomorphism, and Aesthetics”; Nik Brown (University of York): “Where the Wild Things Are: The Beasting of Biopolitics”; Andrew Gardner (University of Edinburgh): “Interspecies Exchanges in the History of Human and Animal Medicine”; Neil Pemberton (University of Manchester): “Interspecies Cunningness: Rat-catchers, Disease and Sewer Geographies in Victorian England”

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