Category Archives: Conferences

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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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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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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AASA Travel Scholarships

A reminder that the AASA is offering 4 travel scholarships this year for the Animal Intersections conference in Adelaide, July 2017.  1 x International PG, 1 x Domestic PG and 2 for under-employed/casual academics or independent researchers.  Applications are due … Continue reading

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