Moving Animals

This month Vanessa Bateman and Marie Skłodowska–Curie Fellow Tom Quick presented papers at the University of York for the workshop “Fur, Fin and Feather: Commodifying Wild Animals” as part of the British Academy Research Project Commodities of Empire .

Tom shared, “Flying Monkeys and the Polio Vaccine: A Logistical History of the Rhesus Macaque” and Vanessa, “The Crown Herd: Acclimatization, Hybridization, and Commodification of Wapiti in New Zealand 1905 – Present.”