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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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CFP: Animals in Public – Care, Charisma and Knowledge

Animals in Public: Care, Charisma and Knowledge CFP for a panel at Science in Public (10th-12th July, 2017): Panel submission deadline, 18th April 2017 This panel focuses on questions of how knowledge about animals is communicated, constituted and utilised in … Continue reading

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Funded PhD Studentship Network in Yorkshire: Imagining and Representing Species Extinction Deadline 17th May 2017

Announcing three fully-funded three-year PhD studentships as part of a WRoCAH White Rose Network at the Universities of Sheffield, Leeds and York Final Application Deadline 17th May 2017. Applicants must already have been admitted to the relevant PhD programme by … Continue reading

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Postdoctoral Research Assistantship, University of Reading — Birds & People in the Southern Levant

Postdoctoral Research Assistant – Birds & People in the Southern Levant University of Reading – Archaeology http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/AYD515/postdoctoral-research-assistant-birds-and-people-in-the-s… Location: Reading Salary: £29,301 to £38,183 per annum Hours: Full Time Contract Type: Contract / Temporary Placed on: 21st March 2017 Closes: 18th … Continue reading

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PhD Position: “Transforming city landscapes: Human-cattle relationships and the making of urban societies“

Doctoral/postgraduate positions Faculty of Social Sciences – Social and Cultural History – Human-Animal Studies (Prof. Dr. Mieke Roscher) – start of the programme 01.06.2017 Job-Nr. 21109734 /Doctoral/postgraduate positions (EG 13 TV-H) Part time, with 50,00 percent of the regular weekly … Continue reading

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CFP: Conference Taxidermic Forms and Fictions

TAXIDERMIC FORMS AND FICTIONS: Call for Papers for SLSA Conference, November 9 – 12th, 2017, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona. In our exploration of taxidermic forms and fictions, we will develop methods, frameworks, and paradigms that enable us to contextualize … Continue reading

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CFP: Antennae Special Issue ‘Post-Truth Age’

ANTENNAE: The Journal of Nature in Visual Culture is seeking submissions for a special issue titled,  ‘Post-truth Age.’  As more literally than ever, all that is solid melts into the air, there never has been quite as much at stake … Continue reading

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CFP: Animal Sanctuaries

The editors of a special edition of the Animal Studies Journal on animal sanctuaries, edited by Elan Abrell, seek articles that consider animal sanctuaries as unique sites of human-animal interaction that both influence and are influenced by the way animals … Continue reading

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Call for papers: Forging Alliances and Intersections

ICAS Oceania 2017 Conference 15 & 16 July, Melbourne Australia The theme this year is “Forging Alliances and Intersections”. We are looking for papers, workshops and presentations that address this issue, particularly in the Oceanic region. Please see our Call … Continue reading

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