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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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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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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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Call for Papers: TAXIDERMIC FORMS AND FICTIONS

SLSA Conference November 9 – 12th, 2017 Arizona State University Tempe, Arizona What are the temporalities, histories, and post-mortem animal embodiments of taxidermic forms and fictions? In her seminal essay, “Teddy Bear Patriarchy,” Donna Haraway proclaims that the taxidermic form … Continue reading

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Call for Papers – Gender, work, organisation and non-human animals

Organizational studies have traditionally focused solely on humans within organizations, neglecting and marginalizing other species as objects, food, symbols and resources. While such humanist hegemony is understandable from a pragmatic perspective, the absence of other species from organizational studies is … Continue reading

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Call for papers – Sanctuary Conference

Sanctuary: Reflecting on Refuge a conference about care and purpose at farmed animal sanctuaries September 29-30, 2017 Location: Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut Hosted by VINE Sanctuary and Wesleyan Animal Studies For more details go to the website here The conference … Continue reading

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CFP: Tracking the Human-Wildlife-Conservation Nexus Across the HAS Landscape

CFP:  Tracking the Human-Wildlife-Conservation Nexus Across the HAS Landscape (Special issue of Society and Animals planned for 2017) Since the inaugural issue of Society and Animals in 1993, disparate academic examinations about animals in the social sciences and the humanities … Continue reading

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