Category Archives: In the News

CFP: ‘Developing Feminist Animal Studies: Critical Perspectives on Food and Eating’

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS FOR THE EDITED VOLUME ”DEVELOPING FEMINIST ANIMAL STUDIES: CRITICAL PERSPECTIVES ON FOOD AND EATING” We are looking for chapter proposals for an edited volume “Developing feminist animal studies: critical perspectives on food and eating”. The book is … Continue reading

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Survey – 2020 Animal Studies Survey of the Field

You are invited to take part in a research study about the field of Animal Studies (also known as Human Animal Studies, Critical Animal Studies). This survey is aimed at scholars including research higher degree students (PhD and Masters), academic … Continue reading

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News: Update on International Law and Policy

Courtesy of Animals & Society Institute The College & Research Libraries News has released an Introduction to animal law: Resources for online research and study. The open access publication includes animal lawLibGuides, programs of study, case law sources, open access animal law journals, state animal law … Continue reading

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CFP: Life without Animals

Coordinated by the University of Derby, the Life Without Animals: The Second (Un)Common Worlds Conference is slated for July 14-16, 2020 in Derby, UK. The conference invites proposals from all disciplines and fields in response to our title, Life With and Without Animals. Deadline is March, … Continue reading

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CFP: Special Issue ‘Therapies Incorporating Horses’

Human Animal Interaction (HAI) Section of the American Psychological Association has issued a Call for Papers for a special issue covering “Therapies Incorporating Horses to Benefit People: What are They and How are They Distinct?” The deadline for manuscript submittal is … Continue reading

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CFP: Special Issue ‘Dogs and Conservation’

The Journal of Vertebrate Biology is pleased to announce an upcoming Special Issue, “Dogs and conservation: current and emerging considerations,” with Guest Editors Dr. K. Whitehouse-Tedd (Nottingham Trent University, UK), Dr. N. Richards and Dr. M. Parker (both from Working Dogs for Conservation, USA). The … Continue reading

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New Books, Journals and Chapters

Books: Broom, D.M. and Johnson, K.G. (2019). Stress and Animal Welfare: Key Issues in the Biology of Humans and Other Animals, 2nd ed. Cham, Switzerland: Springer Nature. doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-32153-6 Denworth, Lydia. (2020). Friendship: The Evolution, Biology, and Extraordinary Power of Life’s Fundamental Bond. New … Continue reading

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Funding for research into the human-animal bond

The Society for Companion Animal Studies (SCAS) is releasing a three-year funding scheme to support research, which furthers our understanding of the human-animal bond. For funding to be considered by SCAS, projects or research must be specifically related to the human-animal bond. … Continue reading

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Entanglements: Humans, Animals, Environments

The 2020 Public lecture Series ‘Entanglements: Humans, Animals, Environments’ will commence on Thursday March 5th – 5pm.  These talks have been organised by the Animal Studies Research Network (ASRN) and the Australian Centre for Culture, Environment, Society and Space (ACCESS), in conjunction with Wollongong Art Gallery.  … Continue reading

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CFP: ‘Animals, Ethics and Law’ session, Sweden, August 24-26

CFP for panel contributions for the special session “Animals, Ethics and Law in a more-than-human world” at the Research Committee on Sociology of Law (RCSL) conference, 24-26 August at Lund University, Sweden. This session of the 2020 RCSL conference invites … Continue reading

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