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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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Re-presenting animals: In conversation with Debra Merskin

Debra Merskin is professor of media studies in the School of Journalism and Communication at the University of Oregon, US. Her research focuses on how the media and popular press represent nonhuman animals, resulting in species stereotypes, and how these … Continue reading

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Harvard Law School – visiting fellowship applications

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Melbourne Knowing Animals Reading Group, 26 August 2019

The August session, ‘Writing with Animals’, was a fascinating mix of theory and application. We began with a work by Linda Vance, that appeared in Carol J Adams and Josephine Donovan’s collection of essays in the then emergent field of … Continue reading

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Inside the Grass Library

Inside the Grass Library David Brooks with Christine Townend, Blue Mountains Writers Festival, August 2019 David Brooks’s new book, The Grass Library (Brandl & Schlesinger) was released in early August 2019. The publishers describe the book as ‘a philosophical and … Continue reading

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Report on the Melbourne Knowing Animals Reading Group in July 2019

Melbourne Knowing Animals Reading Group, 29 July 2019 The Melbourne Knowing Animals Reading Group had a break over June then returned, in July, to read two significant works that are recognised as forming a famous debate: ‘We are all meat?’. … Continue reading

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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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