Book Discussion ‘Animal Intimacies’

The Department of Sociology, Presidency University is happy to present the eighth of our book talk-discussions on April 20, 7 pm IST (2.30 pm BST) Dr. Radhika Govindrajan (University of Washington) will talk about her  book, Animal Intimacies: Interspecies Relatedness in India’s Central Himalayas (https://press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/chicago/A/bo28301734.html) The book will be discussed by Prof. Amita Baviskar (Ashoka University), and Dr. Nayanika Mathur … More Book Discussion ‘Animal Intimacies’

Call for Papers – Animal/Privacy: Historical and Conceptual Approaches

Call for papers:    ANIMAL / PRIVACY: Historical and Conceptual Approaches   (Online Workshop: November 9, 2021)  The Centre for Privacy Studies (University of Copenhagen) and the Kent Animal Humanities Network (University of Kent, UK) are planning an online workshop in November 2021, exploring the intersections between Privacy Studies and Animal Studies. We would like to invite … More Call for Papers – Animal/Privacy: Historical and Conceptual Approaches

Call for applications, Ph.D. course: ‘The Political Ecology of Pandemics’

Call for applications, Ph.D. course: ‘The Political Ecology of Pandemics’  Date: 9 – 11 August, 2021  Venue: Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), University of Oslo, Norway  Organised by:  Centre for Development and the Environment, The Norwegian Political Ecology Network (POLLEN-Norway) and the Norwegian Researcher School in Environmental Humanities (NoRS-EH),   Application deadline: 15 March, 2021 (Application form).  The objective of this interdisciplinary PhD course is to critically approach the relationship between food production and … More Call for applications, Ph.D. course: ‘The Political Ecology of Pandemics’

CFP: Postgraduate Animal Studies Symposium

Registration for this event is now live. See: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/postgraduate-animal-studies-symposium-pass-tickets-151604419901?aff=ebdsoporgprofile The Postgraduate Animal Studies Symposium (PASS) is a two-day training and conferenceevent that will bring together postgraduate research students working in the field of animalstudies, organised by the University of Glasgow and University of Strathclyde. The event will be held online, via Zoom, on the 24th … More CFP: Postgraduate Animal Studies Symposium

Special Issue: Call for Contributors – Theorizing Literary Animals

Theorizing Literary Animals  Special Issue 2/2022  Studia Universitatis Babeș-Bolyai Philologia  studia.philologia@lett.ubbcluj.ro Guest editor: Dr. Ema Vyroubalova, Trinity College Dublin Animal studies as an academic field of inquiry’s starting point is often identified with the publication of Peter Singer’s Animal Liberation in 1975. The foundations nevertheless began to be laid down long before recent scientific insights into … More Special Issue: Call for Contributors – Theorizing Literary Animals

New Book: Privileged Horses: The Italian Renaissance Court Stable

Privileged Horses: The Italian Renaissance Court Stable Sarah G Duncan ‘A pioneering study of equine culture from c.1450-1600’  Published November 2020 – Stephen Morris Publishing  EQUINE CULTURE AND SCIENCE, RENAISSANCE SOCIETY, POWER + POLITICS, ARCHITECTURE + ART,  Borso d’Este’s retinue, when he travelled to Rome in 1471 for his investiture as Duke of Ferrara comprised 700 lavishly … More New Book: Privileged Horses: The Italian Renaissance Court Stable

PhD studentships with ‘Feed The Birds’ to ‘Do Not Feed the Animals’?

Four PhD studentships available on on the anthropology, governance and history of bird feeding, feed industries and zoo feeding, as part of a new Wellcome Trust funded project, From ‘Feed The Birds’ to ‘Do Not Feed the Animals’? (DNFTA). DNFTA is an interdisciplinary collaboration between the Departments of Archaeology and Sociology, Philosophy and Anthropology at … More PhD studentships with ‘Feed The Birds’ to ‘Do Not Feed the Animals’?

Book Launch: Loving Animals: Reflections on Bestiality, Zoophilia, and Post-Human Love

You are invited to Joanna Bourke’s launch of her new book “Loving Animals: Reflections on Bestiality, Zoophilia, and Post-Human Love” (Reaktion Books). It explores one of the last taboos, drawing on queer theory, post-human philosophy, and the history of the senses. Monday 9th November between 6pm and 7pm. Join here https://www.gresham.ac.uk/lectures-and-events/loving-animals and, on the 9th, get 20% … More Book Launch: Loving Animals: Reflections on Bestiality, Zoophilia, and Post-Human Love

CFP: THE GLOBAL LIFE OF OYSTERS: SOCIAL, CULTURAL, HISTORICAL AND POLITICAL SOAS, University of London – Saturday 17 October 2020

Call for Papers  Please circulate to interested parties _______________  THE GLOBAL LIFE OF OYSTERS: SOCIAL, CULTURAL, HISTORICAL AND POLITICAL  SOAS, University of London – Saturday 17 October 2020  As part of the ongoing programme of the Interdisciplinary Animal Studies Initiative (IASI) based at SOAS University of London, in October 2020, we are organising a small … More CFP: THE GLOBAL LIFE OF OYSTERS: SOCIAL, CULTURAL, HISTORICAL AND POLITICAL SOAS, University of London – Saturday 17 October 2020