Readers of this blog with an interest in veterinary history might like to know about the 41st Congress of the World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine, hosted by the Veterinary History Society at Imperial College, London from 10-13 September 2014.
This event, which is being held in Britain for the first time, will welcome speakers from 30 countries to discuss the twin themes of ‘History of One Health‘ and ‘War, animals and the veterinary profession.‘ There will also be sessions on veterinary collections, general veterinary history and oral history.
The key note speakers are:
Professor Donald Smith, Professor of Surgery and Dean Emeritus, Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine. – ‘The Three Parts of One Health: Zoonosis, Comparative Medicine and Zoeyia’
Dr Hilda Kean, Ruskin College, Oxford. – ‘Animals in wartime Britain: The Home Front’
To find out more and to register visit www.veterinaryhistorylondon.com