Category Archives: Conferences

CFP: Social difference and nature: contesting narratives of elitism

1st June 2018; University of Edinburgh Organisers: Krithika Srinivasan, University of Edinburgh & Karen Bickerstaff, University of Exeter Keynote speaker: Prof. Claire Jean Kim, University of California, Irvine These times that have come to be christened the Anthropocene are characterised … Continue reading

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British Animal Studies Network – Sex – program available

This meeting will address issues including animal sexuality, the law, the conservation and reproduction of species, the place of animals in the sexual sciences, spontaneous generation, artificial insemination, and zoophilia from a range of disciplinary perspectives. To register to attend … Continue reading

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CALL FOR PAPERS – Animal History Group Summer Conference

‘Animal Histories’ King’s College London, 28-29 June 2018 Keynote speaker: Dolly Jørgensen We are delighted to announce that, following the success of our inaugural summer workshop in 2017, the Animal History Group will be holding a two-day conference in London … Continue reading

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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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