Australasian Animal Studies Association

CFP: Toward an Understanding of Nonhuman Minds: From Animal to Artificial Agency

The conference Toward an Understanding of Nonhuman Minds: From Animal to Artificial Agency will take place in at the Universität Zürich, Switzerland invites papers from a variety of disciplinary perspectives (including, but not limited to, anthropology, history, human-animal studies, literature, and sociology). The workshop offers a platform for collaboration and the exchange of ideas by reassessing the possibilities, boundaries, and […]

CFP: Animal Rights: Advocacy and Academia. Ireland

Animal Rights: Advocacy and Academia, 15-16 May, 2020, National University of Ireland Galway. Deadline is January 21, 2020. This symposium will address the academy’s comparatively recent focus on animal rights and consider the relationship of that academic interest to the practice of advocacy for nonhuman animals, with the aim of investigating how animal advocacy and animal scholarship can […]

CFP: New anthropological horizons in and beyond Europe

The European Association of Social Anthropologists is hosting its 16th EASA Biennial Conference, with the theme “New anthropological horizons in and beyond Europe,” 21-24 July 2020 in Lisbon, with a deadline of January 20, 2020 for proposal submissions. Relevant panels include: Other species on the horizon: Transformative potentials of more-than-human methods and approaches  Amazonian Pets: Strange Kin, Anomalous Animals […]

Animals Across Discipline, Time and Space

Animals Across Discipline, Time & Space, a new exhibition at the McMaster Museum of Art in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, runs January 4 – March 21, 2020. The exhibition uses art to explore the role of animals in the Anthropocene era by bringing together works by five North American artists who use animal imagery to critically address […]

CFP: Workshop on Organisms and Capitalism, Harvard University

Animal Spirits: An Interdisciplinary Workshop on the Creatures of Capitalism Workshop at the Weatherhead Center (Canada Program)27–28 April 2020, Harvard UniversityCambridge, MA ‘Even apart from the instability due to speculation, there is the instability due to the characteristic of human nature […] our decisions to do something positive, the full consequences of which will be […]

CFP – Researching Ethically with (other) Animals in the Humanities and Social Sciences

13 September 2019, Deakin Downtown, Melbourne Invited speakers [more speakers TBC] Prof. Fiona Probyn Rapsey, University of Wollongong Associate Professor Grazyna Zadjow, Chair of Human Research Ethics, Deakin UniversitySara Paradowski, Manager, Deakin Research Integrity Research and scholarship focusing on nonhuman animals in the Humanities and Social sciences is of increasing importance in Australia, as it […]

CFP: BASN meeting Movements

The British Animal Studies Network’s upcoming meeting, ‘Movements,’ will be held at the University of Leeds on November 22-23, under the direction of Lourdes Orozco, Jonathan Saha and Tom Tyler. If you are interested in giving a paper addressing the topic ‘Movements’ from whatever disciplinary perspective please submit your title, with an abstract of no more than […]

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 requirement is that you must be a member, or willing to become a member, of […]