Senior Lecturer, University of York
Amanda Rees is a historian of science based at the University of York’s Department of Sociology. She currently edits the British Journal for the History of Science, and recently published Presenting Futures Past: Science Fiction and the History of Science, edited with Iwan Rhys Morus. Her latest book, Human, co-written with Charlotte Sleigh, is forthcoming in May 2020.
Animals and humans
Can they shape their own lives? Or the course of history? It’s time to reconsider the significance of animal agency
Are there laws of history?
Historians believe that the past is irreducibly complex and the future wildly unpredictable. Scientists disagree. Who’s right?