Category Archives: CFP

British Animal Studies CFP: Movements

The CFP for the autumn 2019 BASN meeting has just gone live. ‘Movements’ will be held at the University of Leeds on 22 and 23 November, under the direction of Lourdes Orozco, Jonathan Saha and Tom Tyler. If you are … Continue reading

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Politics and Animals announces that the 2019 issue is open for submissions!

Politics and Animals is a peer-reviewed, open access journal that explores the human-animal relationship from the vantage point of political science and political theory. It hosts international, multidisciplinary research and debate — conceptual and empirical — on the consequences and possibilities … Continue reading

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CFP: Canadian Animal Law Conference – Learning from the past, looking to the future

October 4 – 6, 2019SCHULICH SCHOOL OF LAW, Dalhousie UniversityHalifax, Nova ScotiaOctober 4 – 6,  2019 –  Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia Featuring a keynote address by Professor Peter Singer, author of Animal Liberation  The field of … Continue reading

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Conferences in 2019

Here’s some of the wonderful conferences taking place in 2019 around the globe.  Please let me know if we’ve missed anything – info@animalstudies.org.au. Graduate Workshop: Knowing Through Animals: The Animal Turn in History of Science. February 2, Center for Science … Continue reading

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CFP: Beastly Modernisms, September 12-13, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland

​If modernism heralded a moment of socio-political, cultural and aesthetic transformation, it also instigated a refashioning of how we think about, encounter, and live with animals. Beasts abound in modernism. Virginia Woolf’s spaniel, T.S. Eliot’s cats, James Joyce’s earwig, D.H. … Continue reading

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CFP: Animals in World Religions

The journal Religions will be publishing a special issue on the subject of animals in world religions, to be edited by Dr. Anna Peterson.  In recent decades, nonhuman animals have become an important focus of scholarly work in the humanities and … Continue reading

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CFP: “We are Best Friends”: Animals in Society

The Journal Social Sciences will be publishing a special issue, with the theme of: “We are Best Friends”: Animals in Society, edited by Leslie Irvine. Friendships between humans and non-human animals were once dismissed as sentimental anthropomorphism. After all, who … Continue reading

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Journal News: “Political Animals: Ethics, Policy, and Practice.”

The study of human-animal relationships is now an established multi-disciplinary field. In addition, growing political debates over humanity’s troubled relationship with animals spanning the wild-domestic spectrum makes nonhuman animals a matter of pressing environmental, social, and global concern. As our … Continue reading

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British Animal Studies Network CFP ‘Emotion’

A reminder that the call for papers for ‘Emotion’, the next meeting to be held on 26 and 27 April 2019 at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, is still open until 18 January 2019. If you are interested in giving … Continue reading

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CFP: Southern Forum on Agricultural, Rural, and Environmental History (SFARE)

Call for Papers:  The Southern Forum on Agricultural, Rural, and Environmental History (SFARE) is now accepting proposals for its annual conference, to be held at Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, Texas, April 26-27, 2019. Now in its twelfth year, … Continue reading

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