Vampires and vegetarianism in the 21st century
Location: Rich Mix, Screen 1, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, London, E1 6LA
Date and time: 1 November 2011 16.00-18.00
What does stem cell research have to do with Twilight? Join social scientists from the ESRC Genomics Network to discuss how synthetic blood and meat are affecting our lives – and those of film and television vampires. What should we eat when flesh and blood can be grown in the lab?
Organised by: ESRC Genomics Policy and Research Forum, University of Edinburgh
All Welcome! Particularly encouraged to attend are: Fans of vampire fiction and film, students of all ages, and scientists interested in the social and cultural impact of these technologies.
This event is free to attend, but is ticketed. Please book online.
Group tickets are also available. For groups larger than 10, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org.