ANIMAL GAZE CONSTRUCTED – ART & ARCHITECTURE Call for Papers Venue: The Sir John Cass School of Art, Architecture and Design Symposium Dates: March 6-7th, 2020 Abstracts: Submission: Oct 14th, 2019 – Selection: Dec 14th, 2019 Website: www.animalgaze.org Email:Your Abstract or Full Paper to: email@example.com Description: Shrinking horizons, slim pickings, poverty of scope. What new politics of nature are needed here for animals? What … More CFP: ANIMAL GAZE CONSTRUCTED – ART & ARCHITECTURE
The animal turn has become hugely influential in medieval scholarship over the last decade. However, the contributions of ecofeminism and queer ecology have often been side-lined. Nevertheless, scholars are increasingly finding these modes of analysis to offer useful ways of exploring the role of the animal in medieval romance texts. The Medieval Romance Society is hosting … More CfP: Romance and the Animal Turn at ICMS Kalamazoo 2020
School of Oriental and African Studies, London [Room B 104] Saturday 22 June 2019 – 10.00am to 6.00pm Open to the general public You are invited to attend the second SOAS Elephant Conference, which will be held at the School of Oriental and African Studies in London on Saturday 22 June 2019. The conference will … More SOAS ELEPHANT CONFERENCE 22nd June 2019
Registration for the workshop „Middle Eastern Animals: Interdisciplinary Perspectives from Early Modern to Contemporary Times“ is now open. The workshop will take place at the University of Vienna on June 27-28, 2019 To register for the workshop, please RSVP via e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org) by June 20, 2019. More information and the workshop programme can be found … More Middle Eastern Animals: Interdisciplinary Perspectives from Early Modern to Contemporary Times
Tuesday 18 December, 18:00-20:15 Anatomy Museum & Anatomy Lecture Theatre King’s College London Strand Campus, WC2R 2LS Featuring discussion with: Darren Naish, Elsa Panciroli, Mark Witton & Becky Wragg-Sykes. And Exhibits from: John Conway, Richard Fallon, Katrina van Grouw, Beth Windle & Mark Witton. Palaeontology is currently one of the most high-profile sciences. But how … More What is the Point of Palaeontology? Discussion Event & Pop-Up Exhibition
Trading Nature SHNH summer meeting and AGM The King’s Manor, University of York Tuesday 4th and Wednesday 5th June 2019 This two day international meeting held in association with the Geological Curators’ Group will examine the role of agents, dealers and commercial enterprises in the history of natural history. A great deal has been recorded … More CFP Trading Nature SHNH summer meeting and AGM
A new seminar series has recently launched over at the IHR that may also be of interest to those interested in animal history: Food History, Thursday 17:30pm. Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR, North block, Senate House. 4 October 17:30 ‘This Little Piggy Went to Market…’ A History of Danish Pigs: Food, Farming, Markets and culture Mary … More Food History Seminar Series at the IHR
Bon Voyage? 250 years exploring the natural world. Updates for the forthcoming summer meeting at the World Museum in Liverpool 14-15 June are now available on the Society for the History of Natural History’s website http://shnh.org.uk/news/registration-open-bon-voyage-250-years-exploring-natural-world/ To download the latest programme, view the abstracts or obtain a booking form, click on the links. For those interested in … More Registration and CFP for the Annual Meeting of the Society for the History of Natural History in Liverpool are now open!
Imperial and World History Seminar, University of London. A Roundtable on Rohan Deb Roy, Malarial Subjects: Empire, Medicine and Nonhumans in British India,1820–1909 (Cambridge, 2017). https://doi.org/10.1017/9781316771617 February 26th 2017. Discussants: Clare Anderson (Leicester), Richard Drayton (KCL), Nayanika Mathur (Oxford), Simon Schaffer (Cambridge) and Sujit Sivasundaram (Cambridge). Meetings are on Mondays at 5.15pm in Wolfson Room … More A Roundtable on Rohan Deb Roy, Malarial Subjects: Empire, Medicine and Nonhumans in British India,1820–1909 (Cambridge, 2017).
Call for Papers Maritime Animals Telling stories of animals at sea Two-day international conference National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, UK April 26-27, 2019 Keynote speakers Thom van Dooren William Gervase Clarence-Smith In maritime narratives of humans, ships and the sea, animals are too often absent, or marginalised in passing references, despite the fact that ships once … More Call for Papers: ‘Maritime Animals: Telling stories of animals at sea’