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Animal Architecture Awards: register by 15 May 2011

Posted on May 5th, 2011 by Perdita Phillips  |  No Comments »

What: The Animal Architecture Awards: a competition for essays, projects and proposals not already published elsewhere When: Register by May 15th 2011 Deadline for submissions: June 12th 2011 Cost: $25 Students, $50 Professionals From the website: Animal Architecture seeks exciting projects that engage the lives, minds and behaviors of our alternate, sometimes familiar companion […]

An expanding network…

Posted on December 29th, 2010 by admin  |  No Comments »

Since our website launch in November 2010 a number of people representing a variety of organizations working with or for animals have been in touch via the ‘Join Us’ facility.    New contacts’ details are added to the ‘Participants’ page regularly, but here are some of their organizations and websites: Bureau of Animal Welfare, Department of […]

Call For Papers: Animals, People – A Shared Environment

Posted on November 3rd, 2010 by admin  |  3 Comments »

The Australian Animal Studies Group and Environmental Futures Centre – Griffith University are proudly presenting The 4th Biennial Australian Animal Studies Group Conference 2011: Animals, People – A Shared Environment. This conference will bring together animal theorists and scientists from a broad range of academic disciplines with representatives from nongovernment organisations, government officials from several nations and representatives […]

Animals and Society in the Time of Extinction

Posted on October 28th, 2010 by admin  |  No Comments »

One or more Ph.D. scholarships are available in the Macquarie University Centre for Research on Social Inclusion (CRSI). CRSI is an interdisciplinary group of researchers undertaking social, cultural and philosophical research into contemporary social and ecological justice issues. The Animals and Society scholarship will enable new research to be directed toward relationships between humans and […]

AASG Website – Media Release

Posted on October 21st, 2010 by admin  |  2 Comments »

Australian Academics, Artists and Activists Join Forces: Breaking New Ground in Animal Studies Media contacts: Dr Natalie Edwards (Convenor, AASG), +64 211014633 Dr Leah Burns (2011 AASG Conference Convenor), +61 (0)7 3735 3649 A landmark initiative to develop a knowledge nexus and redefine the boundaries of animal studies in this country will be released this […]

New Book from Carol Freeman

Posted on October 21st, 2010 by admin  |  6 Comments »

PAPER TIGER: A Visual History of the Thylacine by Carol Freeman. Brill Human-Animal Studies Series. September 2010. Images of animals generate perceptions that have a profound effect on attitudes toward species. But can representations contribute to their extinction? Paper Tiger considers the role of illustrations in the demise of the thylacine or Tasmanian ‘tiger’. It […]