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Routledge Handbook on Arts and Global Development. While much has been written in recent years about community arts in global North settings, and an increasing body of work in global South settings is scattered across many journals and books, we believe the time is ripe to begin to collate current knowledge, take stock of current practice and theory, and begin to forge a cohesive body of evidence for these important arts practices. The handbook will primarily focus on the global South, as this is the major gap in current literature. However, exceptional studies in the global North may be considered. We are seeking contributions from academics and practitioners who can write well! These must be original materials not published elsewhere, and could be empirical or theoretical studies. Please see below for details of the project, timelines and what a proposal would need to include at this stage. We are really keen to hear back from you with a proposal. The deadline for submissions is 1 March 2022. Routledge Handbook of Arts and Global Development:Call for Chapters 3 December 2021Editors: Dr Vicki-Ann Ware (v.ware@deakin.edu.au), lead editor A/Prof Kirsten Sadeghi-Yekta (ksadeghi@uvic.ca)Prof Tim Prentki (Tim.Prentki@winchester.ac.uk)Patrick Kabanda (pkabanda@musikaba.net)Wasim Al Kurdi (wasimkurdi@gmail.com)Call for ChaptersWe invite scholars, pracademics and practitioners of arts or global development, who utilise arts in their practice and research, to contribute a brief chapter proposal. We hope to attract authors from as wide a range of art forms as possible, and as wide a range of countries.Length of chapters – a maximum of 8,000 words.What we need at this stage – after carefully reading the information in this document, please provide:• Working title• Abstract of 100-200 words, outlining your chapter proposal. Please include informationabout the art form, geographic location and development sector in which your work is situated, as well as a clear indication of the broad argument you seek to make in your chapter.• For each author in your proposal: names and contact email, your ORCID number (if you have one) and a 150-word bio.TimelineKey dates during the process are:• Proposals deadline – 1 March 2022• Identification of chapter contributors – by 31 March 2022• Authors invited by 15 April 2022• Receipt of first draft of invited chapters – by 30 September 2022• Revisions October 2022-August 2023For any further queries, or to submit a chapter proposal, please contact Vicki Ware (lead editor) at v.ware@deakin.edu.au. Please note that Dr Ware will be on leave over January 2022. If your query is urgent during this time, please contact Dr Kirsten Sadeghi-Yekta ksadeghi@uvic.ca. ... See MoreSee Less
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Jo-Anne McArthur / WeAnimals make their images freely available - and we have used their images on our recent conference and our website - we are so grateful for their generosity. So if you have a moment - give Jo-Anne your support for 2021 Wildlife Photographer of the Year - People's Choice. It's a fabulous selection of photos. --- click here to vote: https://www.nhm.ac.uk/wpy/peoples-choice#WPYPeoplesChoice ... See MoreSee Less
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The final session of the conference was a delightful conversation between the fabulous author Laura Jean McKay 'Our Laura' and Clare Archer-Lean - talking about the talking. As you can see in this lovely screen grab - the session was full of reflection and fun! Thanks Laura and Clare for rounding up an amazing 3 day conference. So that's it. It's a wrap - the AASA2021 Conference: Flourishing Animals will remain online for delegates. You can watch the recordings of the keynotes now and the panel sessions will be uploaded next week - you will receive an email. Thanks everyone who was involved in organsing, attending and speaking at the conference and special thanks go to our conference hosts #Artsfront #feralarts ... See MoreSee Less
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What a pleasure it was to hear Keynotes Arian Wallach and Daniel Ramp talking about Compassionate Conservation on the final day of the AASA2021 Conference yesterday. What joy and determination, compassion and care these two show in their work - which was reflected by the outpouring of comments and gratitude on our conference chat.We are really excited and honoured that Arian joined the AASA Committee this year. ... See MoreSee Less
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Congratulations to our inaugural winners of the AASA Prizes. Yesterday Associate Professor Siobhain O'Sullivan hosted the Prize Ceremony at the AASA2021: Flourishing Animals Conference. The winner of the 'Early Career Researcher Prize' for best journal article by an Early Career Researcher was awarded to Dr Brodie Evans for her co-authored paper 'Contesting and reinforcing the future of 'meat' through problematization' Geoforum, 127.The Prize for Popular Communication of Animal Studies went to Claudia Hirtenfelder for her podcast The Animal Turn. More on these Prizes and the scholars will be posted on our website later. AASA would like to thank Associate Professor Siobhan O'Sulliavan, a founding member of the association, for making these Awards possible.The beautiful paintings of Tom Tom and Gracie featuring on the award certificates are by Yvette Watt Ⓥ ... See MoreSee Less
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Day 2 of the AASA2021 Conference: Flourishing Animals - keynote conversation between David Clough and Sue Pyke on Animals and Spirituality - what does it mean for animals to flourish? What a brilliant session - so much to think about. ... See MoreSee Less
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Plenary: Friends of Flourishing - Incredible conversation between pattrice jones and Danielle Celermajer, and their friends at session 2 of the virtual AASA2021 conference. ... See MoreSee Less
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Fabulous opening discussion about Justice between Christine Winters and Dinesh Wadiwel over at AASA2021: Flourishing Animals. If you've registered join us now or you can also watch the recorded sessions later in our fabulous conference site co-hosted by ArtsFront. ... See MoreSee Less
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Thank you everyone who registered for the AASA2021 Conference: Flourishing Animals - looking forward to seeing you all at the conference tomorrow! Registrations closed at 5pm AEDT, 29 November. ... See MoreSee Less
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