Australasian Animal Studies Association

Virtual Conference: Other Worlds – Octopuses in Interdisciplinary Perspectives

30–31 October 2020, hosted by University of Kassel and GLASMOOG See: for updates Species in the order of Octopoda are as intriguing as they are challenging to fathom. The images as monsters from the deep of unimaginable proportions reflect this strikingly, so does their prevalence as decoration, symbols and metaphors across cultures and times. Once you start looking […]

Call for proposals EACAS Conference: Animal Futures: Animal Rights in activism and academia

European Association for Critical Animal StudiesCall for presentation proposals: Please send your abstract (max 300 words) to by September, 30, 2020. Presentations can be made by Skype.Venue: Pärimusmuusika Ait, Viljandi, EstoniaDate: May 8th 2021 – May 9th 2021 Critical animal studies scholars and animal advocacy activists have long argued that human-animal relations are in a […]

CFP: Environmental History Workshop 2020

Building on the successes of two previous meetings (2018, Institute of Historical Research; 2019, Northumbria University) the Environmental History Workshop is very excited to share this CFP for our third meeting, which is to be hosted by the University of Liverpool. This one-day event will take place on 8 September 2020. Update: The global Covid-19 pandemic […]

CFP: Pathogenic entanglements and multispecies encounters: what narratives for what responsibilities

A call is out for presentations for a panel on “Pathogenic entanglements and multispecies encounters: what narratives for what responsibilities?” at the forthcoming Association of Social Anthropologists of the UK & Commonwealth Annual Conference, ASA 2020: RESPONSIBILITY, which will take place at the University of St Andrews, St Andrews, Scotland, 24-27 August 2020. Abstract: The One Health agenda seeks […]

CFP: Life without Animals

Coordinated by the University of Derby, the Life Without Animals: The Second (Un)Common Worlds Conference is slated for July 14-16, 2020 in Derby, UK. The conference invites proposals from all disciplines and fields in response to our title, Life With and Without Animals. Deadline is March, 13 2020. They are particularly interested in responses to the following themes, but will consider others that […]

Save the Date: Minding Animals Conference Sydney

The Minding Animals Animals and Climate Emergency Conference (ACEC) conference and events will be held over 22 to 29 July, 2021, in Sydney, Australia, in a central Sydney city venue. A conference registration website and the call for abstracts will appear mid-year. In the meantime, please see for further information. For information, please contact Rod Bennison at

Save the date: Sport, Animals and Ethics conference 2021

The Faculty of Kinesiology of the University of New Brunswick is hosting a two-day conference on Sport, Animals, Ethics, May 26-28, 2021. Paper proposals will be welcomed from all disciplines, including the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences. Watch for the Call for Abstracts in October 2020. For more information, contact Gabriela Tymowski-Gionet and Sam Morris

CFP: ISAZ 2020

ISAZ 2020: One Health, One Welfare: Wellbeing for all in human-animal interactions. June 29 – July 3, 2020, Liverpool, UK. The call for abstracts will close on February 3, 2020

CFP: Aotearoa Animal Rights Conference

The Aotearoa Animal Rights Conference, AARC2020, Together for Animals, is seeking submissions from people wanting to share their ideas, experiences and methods for making the world a better place for animals. Submission deadline is February 1, 2020.

CFP: Ecofeminism In/And The Anthropocene Panel

The European Consortium for Political Research General Conference, University of Innsbruck, August 26 – 28, 2020 includes a panel, Ecofeminism In/And The Anthropocene, with a CfP submission deadline of February 1, 2020. Contact: Chair: Robert Booth (University of Liverpool); Co-chair: Andy Holland (University of Liverpool)