Author Archives: Lynn Mowson

Call for Papers for Workshop: Animals and Emotions in History

Call for Papers for Workshop Animals and Emotions in History Friday November 17th 2017 AHRC Pets and Family Life Project Royal Holloway, University of London (central London base) Deadline: 30 September 2017. This workshop will explore the intersection of two … Continue reading

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Animal Intersections – AASA2017

The draft program for Animal Intersections is available at http://aasa2017.com.au/ You can still register for the full conference or single day attendance – see the registration link on the page.

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CFP: Vegan Geographies: Ethics beyond violence

The Vegan Geographies Collective, comprising the following editors: * Paul Hodge (The University of Newcastle) Paul.Hodge@newcastle.edu.au * Andrew McGregor (Macquarie University) andrew.mcgregor@mq.edu.au * Yamini Narayan (Deakin University) y.narayanan@deakin.edu.au * Simon Springer (University of Victoria) springer@uvic.ca * Ophélie Véron (Université Catholique … Continue reading

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CFP: Development for Species: Animals in society, animals as society

Deakin University, Melbourne City Campus, September 18-19 Abstracts due by June 30, 2017 Nonhuman animals are typically marginalised by the anthropocentric focus of traditional scholarship in both development and sociology. As social scientists increasingly recognise nonhuman animals as critical members … Continue reading

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Illegal Wildlife Trafficking: Attacking on All Fronts

Venue: Adina Hotel Central (near Central Station), Sydney Date: Tuesday 13th June 2017 Illegal wildlife trafficking is seriously threatening fauna species around the world, whether poaching elephants, rhinos and tigers for their tusks, horns and other body parts, or lesser-known … Continue reading

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Member Publications

New Publications by our members: Esther Alloun, 2017. ‘Fur PETA’s Sake! The politics of animals in the Zionist State’, Animal Liberation Currents (23 May 2017). Available at https://www.animalliberationcurrents.com/fur-petassake/ Rick De Vos, 2017. ‘Extinction in a Distant Land: The Question of … Continue reading

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Book Launch – Sydney ‘Extinctions Studies’

Thom van Dooren has co-edited, with Deborah Bird Rose and Matthew Chrulew, a new book entitled Extinction Studies: Stories of Time, Death, and Generations (Columbia University Press). 2017 The book will be launched by Ross Gibson, Centenary Professor in Creative … Continue reading

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Pre-conference Event – #AASA2017

Guided Tour of Animal Themed Art at the Art Gallery of South Australia, North Terrace, Adjacent to The University of Adelaide. Sunday 2nd July, 2017, 1.45pm – 2.45pm Before the conference opening and the Val Plumwood Memorial Lecture, take a … Continue reading

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New issue Animal Studies Journal now available online

Volume 6 issue 1 is now available online Editorial, Contents and Contributor bios:  http://ro.uow.edu.au/asj/vol6/iss1/1/ Provocations from the Field:  Rick De Vos Extinction, Encountering and the Exigencies of Forgetting:  http://ro.uow.edu.au/asj/vol6/iss1/2/ Henrietta Mondry – Selecting Candidates for De-extinction and Resurrection: Mammoths, Lenin’s … Continue reading

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AASA Travel Scholarships Awarded

We are pleased to announce that the AASA Travel Scholarships for the AASA2017 Conference have been awarded to:- Esther Alloun (PG): ‘The promised land for vegans’: identity, culture and place in the making of Israeli animal activism’ Sarah Bezan (International … Continue reading

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