Animal Publics Conference Keynote Harriet Ritvo on Up Close

Environmental historian Prof Harriet Ritvo recounts the often ambiguous relationships between the human and animal worlds through history, and explores our need to both tame and take inspiration from the wild. Presented by Dr Andi Horvath.

Wild and domestic: A cultural history of human-animal relations

"People who ran zoos experimented with mating, for example, between lions and tigers - that kind of experimentation was very much a part of the zoo agenda." - Professor Harriet Ritvo