In the advent of what infectious disease scientists have labelled a 'novel coronavirus', Sarah Bezan argues that zoonotic disease transfer is in fact far from new. Instead, it is an emergent iteration of the ‘old’ violences of extractivism, colonial expansion, and animal commodification.
Sarah joins us as a Research Associate working on human-animal relations and the cultural understandings of species biodiversity.
Exploring how animal remains function in and beyond the realms of politics, literature, natural history, and aesthetics.
Registration now open!
For more information about Sarah's research visit www.sarahbezan.com
Supported by BIOSEC and the White Rose College of the Arts and Humanities