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ANIMALADIES Exhibition sneak preview

A sneak peak at one of the works to be exhibited at ANIMALADIES exhibition and postcard project, Interlude Gallery, Glebe, 11 – 22 July 2016. Michele Elliot there dear (1837) (2016) Hand and machine embroidery, tea-dyed cotton, 15 x 20cm … Continue reading

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Children and animal abuse webinar series out now

From The Animal & Society Institute: Over the past few months ASI’s Human-Animal Programs Director Lisa Lunghofer presented a series of three webinars about the impact of animal abuse on children. Now that the three-part series has concluded the reviews … Continue reading

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Undergraduate Paper Prize

Undergraduate Paper Prize The Animals & Society Institute (ASI) and Wesleyan Animal Studies (WAS) invite applications for the fourth annual undergraduate prize competition for undergraduate students pursuing research in Human-Animal Studies. ASI and WAS will award a prize to an … Continue reading

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Latest publications by our members

Thom van Dooren has co-edited a special issue of Environmental Humanities entitled ‘Multispecies Studies’, along with Ursula Munster, Eben Kirksey, Deborah Bird Rose, Matthew Chrulew and Anna Tsing.  Articles include: Thom van Dooren, Eben Kirskey, and Ursula Münster: ‘Multispecies Studies: … Continue reading

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New Edition of the Animal Studies Journal now available

The latest edition of the Animal Studies Journal was initially conceived by associate editor Sally Borrell who framed the call for papers with a quote from Margaret Atwood’s novel Oryx and Crake: Can a single ant be said to be … Continue reading

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Animaladies Program now available

The Conference Program for Animaladies is now available at the HARN: Human Animal Research Network website.   Over 2 days there will be 8 panel sessions, a keynote by Professor Lori Gruen,  and the launch of the exhibition ‘Animaladies’ curated by … Continue reading

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DV and Animal Abuse- Perspectives 2016

Lucy’s Project will present the second annual conference on animals affected by domestic violence, bringing together speakers from  Australia and across the globe to talk about the challenges, triumph and methodologies used to bring about change. The key speakers include … Continue reading

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Series: Why Animal Studies?

The Animals in Society Working Group, based at Flinders University, SA have started a new series called ‘Why Animal Studies?’.  In their first post Niki Rust reflects on the way human-animal studies has influenced her work.  To read this story … Continue reading

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Announcement: Sybil Emslie Animal Law Scholarship

The RSPCA Australia Sybil Emslie Animal Law Scholarship is intended to celebrate Sybil Emslie’s life-long commitment to the care and protection of animals by encouraging legal scholarship and practice dedicated to advancing animal welfare. The $1,000 annual scholarship will be … Continue reading

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Latest publications by our members

Jill Bough, 2016. ‘Our stubborn prejudice about donkeys is shifting as they protect Australia’s sheep from wild dogs’, Australian Zoologist, 38 (1): 17-25. Thom van Dooren, 2016. ‘The Unwelcome Crows: Hospitality in the Anthropocene’, Angelaki:Journal of the Theoretical Humanities 21 … Continue reading

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