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From Life to Livestock: Global Health Experiments in the Age of Avian Flu

Natalie Porter

Event Details

Monday, March 5, 2018
3:30 p.m.
Why, then, are animals marginal actors in social science accounts of pandemics? Why are they largely invisible in critiques of global public health? This paper examines global health as a more than human project. Drawing from research on bird flu management in Vietnam, I describe a novel form of global health that is increasingly structured by the global livestock economy.