Going Viral - Day 2

Please register by emailing hsmt@history.ox.ac.uk by 12-noon Thursday 11 June to receive the Zoom link

Friday 12 June – Day 2

13:30-14:00 Zoom Login Open
14:00-15:45 Session Three – Anti-Bodies
India Barrett – Anatomical adonises: aesthetics, politics, and ideals in representing the human body
Colin Williams – Meat the machine
Georgina Grant – Building Britain beautiful: eugenics, national identity and physical activity in the interwar period
Martijn van der Meer – The Dutch “intelligent lockdown” in historical perspective: a conceptual history of heredity in Dutch interwar public health
Chair: Madeline White
15:45-16:05 Optional HSMT Pictionary
16:05-17:40 Session Four – Search for a Cure
Floris Winckel – Static, or dynamic? Electricity in the Dutch Republic, 1745-1789
Alan Yang – The mouse’s promise: the rise of mice as models for human genetics and biology, 1900-1940.
Dan McAteer – Technocracy to counterculture: Gregory Bateson and the politics of “psybernetics”
Chair: Levi Hord
17:40-17:50 Closing Remarks: Dr Erica Charters

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