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Amanda Rees
Senior Lecturer, University of York

Amanda Rees is a senior lecturer in the department of sociology at the University of York. She is interested in histories of the future, of prehistory, and of human/animal relationships. Her work has been published in the British Journal for the History of Science and Social Studies of Science, among others. Her latest book is The Infanticide Controversy: Primatology and the Art of Field Science (2009).

Written by Amanda Rees

Essay/
Biology
Animal agents

Can they shape their own lives? Or the course of history? It’s time to reconsider the significance of animal agency

Amanda Rees