Category Archives: In the News

Dr Alex Lockwood on public vigils for nonhuman animals

Alex Lockwood is a writer, activist and public speaker. Please visit his website for more info and updates: http://alexlockwood.co.uk/ ‘It’s a busy one today,’ says the guy with the goatee beard, who we often talk to as he arrives for work. … Continue reading

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Melbourne Reading Group 2019 – ‘A Focus on Seminal Works in Animal Studies’

The Human Rights and Animal Studies Research Network (HRAE) runs a monthly reading group. Each group is held on the last Monday of the Month at 6-7pm. This year the focus is on seminal/early works in Animal Studies – recognising … Continue reading

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Conferences in 2019

Here’s some of the wonderful conferences taking place in 2019 around the globe.  Please let me know if we’ve missed anything – info@animalstudies.org.au. Graduate Workshop: Knowing Through Animals: The Animal Turn in History of Science. February 2, Center for Science … Continue reading

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CFP: Beastly Modernisms, September 12-13, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland

​If modernism heralded a moment of socio-political, cultural and aesthetic transformation, it also instigated a refashioning of how we think about, encounter, and live with animals. Beasts abound in modernism. Virginia Woolf’s spaniel, T.S. Eliot’s cats, James Joyce’s earwig, D.H. … Continue reading

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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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