CFP Winged Geographies: Birds in Space and Imagination

CFP – Winged Geographies: Birds in Space and Imagination University of Cambridge / 16-17 April 2020 This workshop will address the question of our evolving spatial relationships with bird life. The presence of birds and their song have long shaped human experience and conceptualisation of the skies, the countryside as well as urban and domesticContinue reading “CFP Winged Geographies: Birds in Space and Imagination”

CFP: ANIMAL GAZE CONSTRUCTED – ART & ARCHITECTURE

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: animalgaze@londonmet.ac.uk Description: Shrinking horizons, slim pickings, poverty of scope. What new politics of nature are needed here for animals? WhatContinue reading “CFP: ANIMAL GAZE CONSTRUCTED – ART & ARCHITECTURE”

Registration and CFP for the Annual Meeting of the Society for the History of Natural History in Liverpool are now open!

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 inContinue reading “Registration and CFP for the Annual Meeting of the Society for the History of Natural History in Liverpool are now open!”

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 carried, and were populated by, all kinds of animals. Horses, mulesContinue reading “Call for Papers: ‘Maritime Animals: Telling stories of animals at sea’”

CFP: Animals and Emotions Workshop

Friday November 17th 2017  AHRC Pets and Family Life Project Royal Holloway, University of London (central London base) This workshop will explore the intersection of two important developments in the field of history – the study of animals and the study of the emotions. Interdisciplinary animal studies are well established, but the animal world hasContinue reading “CFP: Animals and Emotions Workshop”