Seminar on The Animals’ Turn? New Approaches in the Humanities and Social Sciences
Date: 3 July 2012
Time: 10 am
Venue: Academiegebouw, Groningen
On behalf of ICOG you are cordially invited to take part in a seminar on The Animals’ Turn? New Approaches in the Humanities and Social Sciences, which will be given by Professor Harriet Ritvo on Tuesday, 3 July, 2012, starting at 10 a.m. in room A3 in the Academiegebouw. Harriet Ritvo is Arthur J. Conner Professor of History at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and one of the world’s foremost authorities in the history of human-animal relations. She is author of the books The Animal Estate. The English and Other Creatures in the Victorian Age (1987), The Platypus and the Mermaid and Other Figments of the Classifying Imagination (1997) and Noble Cows and Hybrid Zebras: Essays on Animals and History (2010).
The event will include a lecture by the guest, after which there will be ample time for questions and discussion. To allow for a more structured discussion, participants will be encouraged (but by no means required) to read a short article.
If you would like to attend this event, please send a message to Dr. Monika Baár: email@example.com, so that you can be provided with further particulars about the seminar in due course. Should you have questions, please feel free to get in touch using the same address.