Politics of Hybridisation

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Domestication Practices Across History is a reading group hosted by gloknos throughout the 2019/20 academic year. This group meets every fortnight during Michaelmas and Lent term from 15:00 - 17:00, in the CRASSH Meeting Room, inside the Alison Richard Building.

This week, the group are meeting to discuss the following:

Lent Term - 2 March 2020

Noel Kingsbury, ‘Chapter Ten: Hybrid! Corn and the Brave New World of f1 Hybridization’, in Hybrid: The History & Science of Plant Breeding (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2005).

Deborah Fitzgerald, ‘Farmers Deskilled: Hybrid Corn and Farmers’ Work’, Technology and Culture 34, 2 (1993): pp. 324-343.


Image: Indian agriculture and crops. Gouache drawing. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY