Saturday 18 February 2017, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Seminar: ‘Our Healthy Heritage: Animals and Humans in Health and History’
Gallery Room, State Library of New South Wales, Macquarie Street, Sydney
This seminar, organised by the Australian and New Zealand Society for the History of Medicine, explores how animals and humans have influenced each other’s health through the last two centuries. It will also showcase a range of relevant archival treasures from the State Library’s extraordinary collection. Presenters include: Nancy Cushing (University of Newcastle), Peter Hobbins (University of Sydney), Jan McLeod (University of Newcastle), Emily O’Gorman (Macquarie University) and Rachel Franks and Margot Riley (State Library of New South Wales). Further information and tickets available here.
Image: Edward Wilson, ‘Hereabouts he generally treads upon a small snake’, State Library of Victoria