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History of Biology and Society


About the Course:

Explores the social dimensions of modern biology and the biological dimensions of some of the contemporary social issues. A range of topics will vary year to year, including eugenics in the US and the Lysenko affair in the Soviet Union, the entanglements of biology and society in the early Cold War, and the commercialization of biology in the 1970s, as well debates that have taken place in the wider community about identity, citizenship, governance, ownership, human well-being, and expertise in relation to these developments in modern biology.  




View the course’s Canvas page or the instructor’s page for documents: Elena Aronova   

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