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The War of the Locust: science, politics, culture and collaboration in the Anti-Locust Research Centre

The War of the Locust

At the height of the Second World War, the British Empire launched an ambitious campaign to eradicate locusts in East Africa, South Asia and the Middle East. This workshop brings together an historian, an entomologist, an artist and an ecologist to discuss their collaborative research on this campaign and the challenges of interdisciplinary work.

12‐3.30pm, IAS seminar room, Millburn House

Friday 8th December 2017

Lunch provided, all welcome

This is part of the AHRC funded project "The War of the Locust: science, politics, culture and collaboration in the Anti-Locust Research Centre, 1940-45".

The locust research team:

https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/people/staff_index/fletcher/

http://www.gsa.ac.uk/research/fine-art-profiles/t/thomson,-amanda/

http://www.port.ac.uk/institute-of-criminal-justice-studies/staff/dr-katherine-brown.html/

https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/cross_fac/cim/people/greg-mcinerny/