Category Archives: Conferences

CFP: Animal Studies and Multispecies Precarity: The Politics of Living and Dying Together

Eighth Annual Dimensions of Political Ecology Conference (DOPE) February 22 – 24, 2017 University of Kentucky (Lexington, Kentucky, USA) Deadline: November 17, 2017 In The Mushroom at the End of the World, Anna Tsing observes that precarity represents a condition … Continue reading

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Call for Abstracts ISAZ, Sydney

The International Society for Anthrozoology (ISAZ) is excited to announce that its 27th International conference, “Animals in Our Lives: Multidisciplinary Approaches to the Study of Human–Animal Interactions” will be held from 2 to 5 July, 2018 in Sydney, Australia: http://www.isaz2018.com/. … Continue reading

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CFP: Art and Criticism in the Anthropocene

CAA 106th Annual Conference Los Angeles, February 21-24 2018. Art and Criticism in the Anthropocene Chair(s): Giovanni Aloi, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, galoi@saic.edu Caroline Picard, The Green Lantern Press, caroline@sector2337.com Art criticism is currently at the forefront of a … Continue reading

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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: 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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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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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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