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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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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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Member Publications

New Publications by our members: Esther Alloun, 2017. ‘Fur PETA’s Sake! The politics of animals in the Zionist State’, Animal Liberation Currents (23 May 2017). Available at https://www.animalliberationcurrents.com/fur-petassake/ Rick De Vos, 2017. ‘Extinction in a Distant Land: The Question of … Continue reading

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Book Launch – Sydney ‘Extinctions Studies’

Thom van Dooren has co-edited, with Deborah Bird Rose and Matthew Chrulew, a new book entitled Extinction Studies: Stories of Time, Death, and Generations (Columbia University Press). 2017 The book will be launched by Ross Gibson, Centenary Professor in Creative … 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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New issue Animal Studies Journal now available online

Volume 6 issue 1 is now available online Editorial, Contents and Contributor bios:  http://ro.uow.edu.au/asj/vol6/iss1/1/ Provocations from the Field:  Rick De Vos Extinction, Encountering and the Exigencies of Forgetting:  http://ro.uow.edu.au/asj/vol6/iss1/2/ Henrietta Mondry – Selecting Candidates for De-extinction and Resurrection: Mammoths, Lenin’s … 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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Funded PhD Studentship Network in Yorkshire: Imagining and Representing Species Extinction Deadline 17th May 2017

Announcing three fully-funded three-year PhD studentships as part of a WRoCAH White Rose Network at the Universities of Sheffield, Leeds and York Final Application Deadline 17th May 2017. Applicants must already have been admitted to the relevant PhD programme by … Continue reading

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Postdoctoral Research Assistantship, University of Reading — Birds & People in the Southern Levant

Postdoctoral Research Assistant – Birds & People in the Southern Levant University of Reading – Archaeology http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/AYD515/postdoctoral-research-assistant-birds-and-people-in-the-s… Location: Reading Salary: £29,301 to £38,183 per annum Hours: Full Time Contract Type: Contract / Temporary Placed on: 21st March 2017 Closes: 18th … Continue reading

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