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‘The Biology of History’: Antibiotics, Resistant Bacteria and the Human Effect. An Interview with Hannah Landecker

Hannah Landecker photoTo supplement the publication of ‘Antibiotic Resistance and the Biology of History’ in Body & Society, Andrea Núñez Casal, MPhil/PhD candidate at Goldsmiths, University of London, interviews the author, historian and sociologist of science Hannah Landecker, Professor of Sociology and Director of the Institute for Society and Genetics at UCLA.

In the interview, Hannah Landecker illuminates why antibiotic resistance along with other related issues are imperative questions for contemporary critical thought.  She provides an accessible introduction to some of her key reflections on antibiotic resistant bacteria, the ‘biology of history’ and the Anthropocene.

Read the full interview here.

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