Category Archives: In the News

Call for grant applications: Postdoc research in the intersection of ecology and wild animal welfare

Animal Ethics is offering a Postdoc Research opportunity (read below or click here) Research on wild animal welfare is growing, though it is still significantly behind similar work carried out about domesticated animals. In addition, it often focuses on the … Continue reading

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Report on the Melbourne Knowing Animals Reading Group in April 2019

Melbourne Knowing Animals Reading Group, 29 April 2019 The Melbourne Knowing Animals Reading Group recently engaged with Carol Adams’ work with the animal industrial complex, a term coined by Barbara Noske and elaborated upon by Richard Twine. There has been … Continue reading

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Opportunity – design a logo

Competition for Animals and Art/Media/Design Students:Design the ACCC (Animals and Climate Change Conference) Logo and Banner There is a competition for Animals and Art/Media/Design Students to design the logo and banner for the Animals and Climate Change Conference. The only … Continue reading

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In Conversation: with Nik Taylor. Companion Animals and Domestic Violence: Rescuing You, Rescuing Me

Prepared by Teya Brooks PribacImages: Mawson Lake Photography Club Nik Taylor is Associate Professor at the University of Canterbury, NZ. She is also, one could say, one of those people who are not afraid of difficult conversations. I first came … Continue reading

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Report on the Melbourne Knowing Animals Reading Group in March 2019

The Melbourne Knowing Animals Reading Group continued our exploration of early animal studies scholarship, curated by lynn mowson, with Lori Gruen’s work on “Dismantling Oppression” (1993). Broadening the focus from ‘single issues’ is, Gruen argues, the only way to avoid … Continue reading

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Melbourne: Knowing Animals Reading Group April 2019

Our next session focuses on The Animal Industrial Complex.  As with the previous session – there are accompanying thematic texts, however the focus is on Carol J Adams’ article. If you would like to join us – contact hrae-info@unimelb.edu.au – we meet … Continue reading

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Report on the Melbourne Knowing Animals Reading Group in February 2019

The Melbourne Knowing Animals Reading Group is spending 2019 with foundational thinking that focuses on multispecies justice. We began the year with Cora Diamond’s seminal paper “Eating Meat and Eating People” (1978). This work, which responds to the early animal … Continue reading

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British Animal Studies CFP: Movements

The CFP for the autumn 2019 BASN meeting has just gone live. ‘Movements’ will be held at the University of Leeds on 22 and 23 November, under the direction of Lourdes Orozco, Jonathan Saha and Tom Tyler. If you are … Continue reading

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Politics and Animals announces that the 2019 issue is open for submissions!

Politics and Animals is a peer-reviewed, open access journal that explores the human-animal relationship from the vantage point of political science and political theory. It hosts international, multidisciplinary research and debate — conceptual and empirical — on the consequences and possibilities … Continue reading

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CFP: Canadian Animal Law Conference – Learning from the past, looking to the future

October 4 – 6, 2019SCHULICH SCHOOL OF LAW, Dalhousie UniversityHalifax, Nova ScotiaOctober 4 – 6,  2019 –  Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia Featuring a keynote address by Professor Peter Singer, author of Animal Liberation  The field of … Continue reading

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