Alternate Twentieth-Century Biotechnologies

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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 - 16 March 2020

Helen Anne Curry, ‘Chapter Fifteen: The Peaceful Atom in Global Agriculture’ in Evolution Made to Order: Plant Breeding and Technological Innovation in Twentieth Century America (Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 2016).

Matthew Holmes, ‘Somatic Hybridization: The Rise and fall of a Mid-Twentieth Century Biotechnology’, Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences 48, 1 (2018): pp. 1-23.


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