Inaugural Lightning Lecture in Environment, Health, and History: "The Uses of 'Natural Enemies': Biocontrol in British Malaya and Hong Kong, 1890s to 1940s' by Jack Greatrex

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December 31, 2021
New York, China
Subject Fields: 
Environmental History / Studies, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Public Health

H-Envirohealth announces the inaugural installment of a new series, Lightning Lectures in Environment, Health, and History.  These lectures, generally of two minutes or less, highlight research projects at the intersection of environmental and health or medical history and their relevance to contemporary events.

--Jack Greatrex,  "The Uses of 'Natural Enemies': Biocontrol in British Malaya and Hong Kong, 1890s to 1940s"

Jack Greatrex is a doctoral student at the University of Hong Kong studying the concept of 'natural enemies' as it spanned, and was co-produced acrossed, public health and pest control.

We envision this as an opportunity to feature and promote new scholarship important for today’s issues.  We especially look to highlight the work of recent Ph.D.s, and junior and independent scholars.  Anyone wishing to contribute, please contact us both to inform us of your interest and send us a one-to-two sentence sketch of your proposed topic: H-Envirohealth Co-Editors Amy Hay and Christopher Sellers Mini-lectures should be two minutes or less and self-produced, using Zoom or any other widely available software. 

Contact Info: 
Christopher Sellers
Professor of History
Stony Brook University