Author Archives: Lynn Mowson

CFP: Emerging Scholars Workshop in Law, Animals and Society

Hosted by the Animals & Society Research Initiative at the University of Victoria and supported by the Brooks Animal Studies Academic Network and the Brooks Institute for Animal Rights Law & Policy May 26-27, 2020 The conference will take place … Continue reading

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NEW COURSE in HAS at University of Canterbury

NZCHAS and UC proudly announce a new Human-Animal Studies course taught by Associate Professor Nik Taylor, Semester 1 2020! Those who enjoyed “Bambi to Kong: Animals in Popular Culture” and “Reading Animals: Beast Fables to Graphic Novels” will love this … Continue reading

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Call for Applications: 2020 ASI-UIUC Summer Institute in Human-Animal Studies

Application deadline 28 February 2020 Are you a doctoral student or early career scholar? do you have a commitment to advance research in Human-Animal Studies? Follow the link to find out more about this opportunity:

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Harvard Law School – visiting fellowship applications

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CFP: ‘Impound, Outlaw’

Call for papers for a paper panel at the 2020 ICMS in Kalamazoo sponsored by the Rossel Hope Robbins Library. “Impound, Outlaw” (Paper Panel) Organizers: Mead Bowen and Marissa Crannell-Ash With the animal turn, analysis of medieval interactions between humans … Continue reading

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Better ways to do research – an overview of methods and technologies that can replace animals’ by Dr Monika Merkes

A great resource has recently been published – ‘Better ways to do research – an overview of methods and technologies that can replace animals’ by Dr Monika Merkes, Humane Research Australia available by following the link here: http://www.humaneresearch.org.au

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Burning Questions Research Planning Grants Program

Encouraging academic researchers to pursue burning questions Applications are open between August 7 – October 11, 2019 for funding towards the development of plans and emerging projects to study the ‘burning questions’. The “Burning Questions” are focused on the negative impacts … Continue reading

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AASA2019 Decolonizing Animals – keynotes available

The conference keynotes are now available – click here to see a small sample or the link to the full selection.

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Nonhuman animal legal personhood – Sakshi Aravind

“The animal has secrets which, unlike the secrets of caves, mountains, seas, are specifically addressed to man.”         – John Berger, About Looking (2015) Although I have been thinking and writing about nonhuman legal personhood for a few years now, the … Continue reading

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CFP – Researching Ethically with (other) Animals in the Humanities and Social Sciences

13 September 2019, Deakin Downtown, Melbourne Invited speakers [more speakers TBC] Prof. Fiona Probyn Rapsey, University of Wollongong Associate Professor Grazyna Zadjow, Chair of Human Research Ethics, Deakin UniversitySara Paradowski, Manager, Deakin Research Integrity Research and scholarship focusing on nonhuman … Continue reading

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