Nature | History | Society Special Event: Dean Bavington

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Event Date:  Mar 22 2010 – Mar 23 2010
Event Website:  Event Webpage
City: Vancouver, BC
Country:  Canada
Primary Contact Name:  Sean Kheraj
Contact Email:

Next week the Nature|History|Society group at UBC will be hosting another special event in environmental history. This term’s event features Dr. Dean Bavington from Nipissing University. On Monday, March 22nd Dr. Bavington will be giving a public lecture about the history of cod fishery management in Newfoundland based on his forthcoming book Managed Annihilation: An Unnatural History of the Newfoundland Cod Collapse. The following day, he will participate in a special seminar for faculty and graduate students to discuss this research in more detail.

For all the information on this event, please download a copy of this event poster.

Monday, March 22, 2010:

A public lecture by Dr. Dean Bavington:

“Managed Annihilation: An Unnatural History of the Newfoundland Cod Collapse”

Geography Building Rm. 201

Tuesday, March 23, 2010:

The Department of History will host a special seminar to discuss Dr. Bavington’s research on fisheries management in Newfoundland.

All faculty and graduate students are invited to participate. Email for readings.


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Featured image: Women at Work on Flake-Yard at St. John’s (1887), N.B. Miller. University of Washington Freshwater and Marine Image Bank. Accessed via Wikimedia Commons.

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Sean Kheraj

Associate Professor and Vice-Provost Academic at Toronto Metropolitan University
Sean Kheraj is a member of the executive committee of the Network in Canadian History and Environment. He's an associate professor in the Department of History and Vice-Provost Academic at Toronto Metropolitan University. His research and teaching focuses on environmental and Canadian history. He is also the host and producer of Nature's Past, NiCHE's audio podcast series and he blogs at

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