Category Archives: In the News

Virtual knowing animals reading group: 30 November, 5.30-6.30pm – ‘Ibis and the City’

This month we will discuss Paul Allatson and Andrea Connor’s paper ‘Ibis and the city: bogan kitsch and the avian revisualisation of Sydney’, Visual Communication, Vol 19, Issue 3, pp.369-390, May 2020. Paul and Andrea will be joining us.  All … Continue reading

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Grant Opportunity: ProVeg International

Funding available for work that aligns with ProVeg’s mission to reduce the global consumption of animals by 50% by the year 2040. See http://proveggrants.org/grants/ for more details. ProVeg Grant: to fund vegan advocacy and meat reduction efforts: $10,000-$30,000 USD.  Applications … Continue reading

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Virtual Conference: 20th Annual North American Conference for Critical Animal Studies 7-8 November

Free and open to the public – go to this page for the zoom link and speaker abstracts: http://www.criticalanimalstudies.org/2020/09/naicasconference2020/?fbclid=IwAR2YJ4qY9WRL2l46WM-4sXY6WlQCPnJ7Z0zefLMKUniyvfrkhuV5bcj8BC4

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Call for Papers: Animalia, An Anthrozoology Journal

Calling all Animal Studies scholars and undergrads! Animalia: An Anthrozoology Journal (https://www.animaliajournal.org/) is an online, digital journal for Anthrozoology/Animal Studies scholars and talented undergraduate students. This project was created and is maintained by a handful of students and alumni of the … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: #ECPG21 Fundamental Challenges to European Politics: Gender, Race, Intersectionality, and the More-Than-Human

Call for Papers for the #ECPG21 (European Conference on Politics and Gender, 7-9 July 2021, University of Ljubljana). Due 29 November, 2020. At the dawn of the Anthropocene, the category of the human (the “anthropos” of the new era) needs … Continue reading

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Harvard Animal Law & Policy Program Fellowships 2021-2022

Harvard Law School’s Animal Law & Policy Program is now accepting Visiting Fellow applications for the 2021-22 Academic Year. The deadline to submit applications is January 15, 2021. The Animal Law & Policy Visiting Fellowships provide opportunities for outstanding scholars from a range of disciplines … Continue reading

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Call for Chapters/Short Stories: Radical Intimacies: A Multispecies Politics of Care and Kinship

Due: 1 December 2020 Editors: Yamini Narayanan (Deakin University) and Kathryn Gillespie (University of Kentucky) Intimate forms of connection and care are ubiquitous in multispecies relationships, and they become legitimate forms of knowledge in fleeting moments of encounter as well as … Continue reading

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Update from the AGM

The Australasian Animal Studies Association held it’s Annual General Meeting on Thursday 8 October.  The Committee said farewell to: Melissa Boyde: AASA membership and the Committee formally extends its thanks to Melissa Boyde for leading the Association during the 2019/2020 year. … Continue reading

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Tiny Beam Fund: Fellowships and Research Planning Grants

Tiny Beam Fund – a charitable foundation based in the U.S. – is pleased to announce a Call For Applications for fellowship awards and for research planning grants.  Application dates: Opens September 30, 2020. Closes November 24, 2020. Applicants’ topics: … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: European Society for Environmental History Conference

The submission deadline is 31st October 2020. European Society for Environmental History (ESEH) is hosting its biennial conference, themed “Same planet, different worlds: environmental histories imagining anew” at the University of Bristol, UK July 5-9, 2021. Proposals are invited that move from … Continue reading

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