Author Archives: Lynn Mowson

New Issue of Animal Studies Journal – Sanctuary edition

The latest issue of the Animal Studies Journal is now available online: Current Issue:  Volume 6, Number 2 (2017) “This special sanctuary edition of the Animal Studies Journal is dedicated to Minuet, who died not long ago after living an … Continue reading

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Book release: A Transnational History of the Australian Animal Movement, 1970-2015

A Transnational History of the Australian Animal Movement, 1970-2015, by Gonzalo Villanueva has just been released. This book offers the first transnational historical study of the creation, contention and consequences of the Australian animal movement.  http://www.palgrave.com/br/book/9783319625867

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Legislative Policy Fellowship (Harvard Animal Law & Policy Program)

Harvard Law School’s Animal Law & Policy Program is inviting applications for a four-month Fellowship to examine policy implications of proposed and potential legislation seeking to prevent U.S. states from regulating the in-state sale of “agricultural products” produced outside state … Continue reading

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Call for papers for a Special Issue on Animal Nationalisms

Animal nationalisms: Multispecies cultural politics, race, and nation un/building narratives Special Issue Proposal for the Journal of Intercultural Studies Yamini Narayanan (Deakin University) and Kathryn Gillespie (Wesleyan University) Animals have long been entangled with global cultural politics of nation-building and … Continue reading

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CFP: Animal Studies and Multispecies Precarity: The Politics of Living and Dying Together

Eighth Annual Dimensions of Political Ecology Conference (DOPE) February 22 – 24, 2017 University of Kentucky (Lexington, Kentucky, USA) Deadline: November 17, 2017 In The Mushroom at the End of the World, Anna Tsing observes that precarity represents a condition … Continue reading

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CALL FOR RESEARCH PARTICIPANTS

Role of animal companions in the health and wellbeing of lesbian, bisexual and/or transgender women As part of a project being undertaken by researchers at Flinders University, Dr Damien Riggs, Dr Nik Taylor, Dr Heather Fraser and Ms Shoshana Rosenberg … Continue reading

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Call for Papers – Journal of Urban affairs

The Journal of Urban Affairs is planning a special issue on animals in the city.  It will include papers that focus on the environmental, health, safety, ethical, and cultural implications of animals in the city and the human-animals interactions that … Continue reading

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Book Series: Chapter Proposal Animals and Business Ethics

Chapter proposals are invited for Animals and Business Ethics, in the Springer Book Series: “Issues in Business Ethics”. Edited by Dr. Natalie Thomas (Evans); University of Guelph-Humber, University of Guelph, Canada. This book provides a long overdue examination of the … Continue reading

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Call for Abstracts ISAZ, Sydney

The International Society for Anthrozoology (ISAZ) is excited to announce that its 27th International conference, “Animals in Our Lives: Multidisciplinary Approaches to the Study of Human–Animal Interactions” will be held from 2 to 5 July, 2018 in Sydney, Australia: http://www.isaz2018.com/. … Continue reading

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CFP – Edited Collection – Equine Breeds (Abstracts: October 15, 2017)

In 1565 Thomas Blundeville mused that since ‘it is naturally given to every beast for the moste parte to engender hys lyke, as well as conditions as in shape of body, it is very requisite therefore for him that would … Continue reading

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