Pyrrhic progress: the history of antibiotics in Anglo-American food production
Dr Claas Kirchhelle
Date: 11 February 2020, 5:15pm - 6:15pm
Location: Seminar Room, Oxford Martin School, 34 Broad Street, (Corner of Catte and Holywell Street), Oxford, OX1 3BD
In this book talk, Claas will review central findings of his research on the past 80 years of antibiotic use, resistance, and regulation in food production with introduction by Prof Mark Harrison, Director of Wellcome Centre for Ethics and Humanities.
Claas is an Oxford Martin Fellow for the Oxford Martin School Programme on Collective Responsibility for Infectious Disease and Lecturer of the History of Medicine at University College Dublin. His research explores the past and present of antibiotics, vaccines, bacteriophages, and infectious disease control.