WORD FOR WORD FESTIVAL - Panel Discussion - The Mutant Project: Australian Launch

Word for Word Festival

Event Date: 
21 November 2020
Author / Presenters: 
Eben Kirksey & Alicia Sometimes

As scientists elsewhere start to catch up with China’s vast genetic research program, gene editing is fuelling an innovation economy that threatens to widen racial and economic inequality. In doing so, it’s also raising questions about science, health, social justice and what makes an ethical and fair society. Join American anthropologist and Deakin University Associate Professor Eben Kirksey live from the US for the exclusive Australian launch of his new book The Mutant Project, which goes inside the global race to genetically modify humans.

In conversation with Alicia Sometimes.