(Re)Imagining the Insect: Natures and Cultures of Invertebrates, 1700-1900

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(Re)Imagining the Insect: Natures and Cultures of Invertebrates, 1700-1900.

A one-day interdisciplinary conference at The University of Warwick on Saturday 7th March 2015

“It seems a singular thing that fleas, which are certainly enemies of mankind, should also be a favourite topic for men of science, still more so for men of imagination”

‘Parasites’ The Graphic, 23 October 1880.

CLICK HERE for Call for Papers

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[Images via: Bibliothèque des Champs Libres, California Academy of Sciences Geology and Entomology Collections, Ewen Roberts, and Internet Archive Book Images.]

Organised By: Emilie Taylor-Brown (English Studies & History of Medicine) and Elisabeth Wallmann (French Studies & History of Medicine) with generous funding from the Humanities Research Centre

 

You can also read about our conference and the thoughts and theories behind it in an interview we gave for The Learned Pig.

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