By the Book: A Conversation with Dr. A.W. Bates, Author of Anti-Vivisection and the Profession of Medicine in Britain: A Social History.


January 26, 2023 1:00 PM to January 26, 2023 2:00 PM
ET – Eastern Time

Dr. Bates explores the relationship of the medical profession and the anti-vivisection movement in nineteenth-century Britain.  Almost overlooked in the present, there was a nineteenth-century view by many that vivisection was a moral failing on the part of the experimenter. By examining the creation of the National Anti-Vivisection Hospital and the Research Defense Society, he questions why despite the level of popular support for the anti-vivisectionists, they made little progress in curbing experiments on animals.  Looking at these events provides insight into the continuing efforts to stop animal experimentation today.

Organized by: Animal Law Committee, NYC Bar Association
Contact Name: Robyn Hederman
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