Before humans domesticated wild animals, meaning before we managed to control the reproductive cycle of animals with the goal of using their abilities for our gain, there was a wealth of beasts that might have become servants of the human project. Only a fraction of them were amenable to domestication (as Jared Diamond has argued […]
Author: Mihnea Tanasescu
I am a postdoc at the Free University of Brussels (VUB), on a fellowship from the Flemish Research Foundation (FWO). I research the evolving practice of conservation through the study of rewilding. I am interested in human-nature-animal relations in general and find rewilding to be a good lense for thinking about how these are evolving today.