Category Archives: In the News

CFP: Animals in World Religions

The journal Religions will be publishing a special issue on the subject of animals in world religions, to be edited by Dr. Anna Peterson.  In recent decades, nonhuman animals have become an important focus of scholarly work in the humanities and … Continue reading

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CFP: “We are Best Friends”: Animals in Society

The Journal Social Sciences will be publishing a special issue, with the theme of: “We are Best Friends”: Animals in Society, edited by Leslie Irvine. Friendships between humans and non-human animals were once dismissed as sentimental anthropomorphism. After all, who … Continue reading

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Journal News: “Political Animals: Ethics, Policy, and Practice.”

The study of human-animal relationships is now an established multi-disciplinary field. In addition, growing political debates over humanity’s troubled relationship with animals spanning the wild-domestic spectrum makes nonhuman animals a matter of pressing environmental, social, and global concern. As our … Continue reading

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Funding: Culture & Animals Foundation 2019 Grants due now!

The Culture & Animals Foundation (CAF) is now accepting applications for our 2019 grants. We fund academic and artistic projects that raise public awareness about animals, awarding grants in three categories: Research (scholarly projects about animal advocacy and its cultural … Continue reading

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Positions: Visiting Fellow, Harvard Law School

Harvard Law School’s Animal Law & Policy Program is now accepting Visiting Fellowapplications for the 2019-20 Academic Year. The deadline to submit applications is February 15. The Animal Law & Policy Visiting Fellowships provide opportunities for outstanding scholars from a range … Continue reading

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Postdoctoral Fellowship in Animal Studies: Queen’s University, Canada

The Department of Philosophy at Queen’s University in Kingston, Canada invites applications for a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Animal Studies. This is a one-year non-renewable 12-month fellowship, supporting a researcher with demonstrated expertise in animal ethics, law and public policy. While we interpret animal … Continue reading

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Positions: Harvard Law School – Visiting Clinical Professor or Visiting Assistant Clinical Professor

depending on level of experience, in the new Animal Law & Policy Clinic. This a term appointment for either one or two years, depending on the candidate’s preference. A successful visit will lead to consideration for a clinical faculty position. … Continue reading

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British Animal Studies Network CFP ‘Emotion’

A reminder that the call for papers for ‘Emotion’, the next meeting to be held on 26 and 27 April 2019 at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, is still open until 18 January 2019. If you are interested in giving … Continue reading

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CFP: Southern Forum on Agricultural, Rural, and Environmental History (SFARE)

Call for Papers:  The Southern Forum on Agricultural, Rural, and Environmental History (SFARE) is now accepting proposals for its annual conference, to be held at Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, Texas, April 26-27, 2019. Now in its twelfth year, … Continue reading

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Animal Studies Journal – Dairy Issue now online

The latest edition of Animal Studies Journal is now online, presenting research related to the dairy industry. The papers cover a range of perspectives, from the uses of female bodies and the mystification of milk, to the fate of calves, … Continue reading

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