ASLE-UKI Online Seminar: ‘Blue Extinction: Biodiversity Loss in Aquatic Environments’. Thursday 27 May 2021

ASLE-UKI Online Seminar Series

Next Seminar: Thursday 27 May 2021

Blue Extinction: Biodiversity Loss in Aquatic Environments

Convenor: Vera Fibisan (University of Sheffield)
Date and Time: Thursday 27 May 2021, 10.00 am to 4.00 pm.
How to Take Part: free but please register to attend via Eventbrite.

Morning panel, 10.00 am BST (Moderator: Vera Fibisan)

Dr Killian Quigley (The University of Sydney) – ‘The Incredible Refuse of the Sea’: Cemetery Ecologies of the Ocean Floor
Dr Tom Bristow (James Cook University) – ‘nothing but the start of terror’
Dr Maria Beger (University of Leeds) – Title TBC

Afternoon panel, 2.00 pm BST (Moderator: Dr Rachel Murray)

Prof Steve Mentz (St. John’s University) – ‘We Will All Be Marine Mammals Soon’: Oceanic Dislocation and Extinction from Shakespeare to the Left-to-Die Boat
Prof Dolly Jørgensen (University of Stavanger) – ‘Extinction remains: Museum collection practices and the hunt for Caribbean monk seals’
Dr Tom Webb (The University of Sheffield) – ‘Extinction in the sea: what do we know, and what can we expect?’

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