Pathways to Veganism

The CfHAS research team working on the Pathways to Veganism project, funded by The Vegan Society, have completed the first stage of the project. The team have reported on the initial findings of a questionnaire completed by over 1600 survey participants. The questionnaire asked participants about their understanding of veganism and gathered insights into how […]

New CfHAS Visiting Professor

We are delighted to welcome Professor Jody Berland (York Univerisity, Canada) as a CfHAS Visiting Professor. Jody is Principal Investigator on the Digital Animalities project which is funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council. Jody will deliver a research seminar paper ‘The animal is the medium: media history, medium theory, and the ghost of the […]

CfHAS conference

We are delighted to confirm the keynote speakers at the inaugural CfHAS Conference 25th October 2014 are: Professor Elisa Aaltola (University of Eastern Finland / University of Turku), Professor Jonathan Balcombe (Humane Society Institute for Science and Policy) and Dr Richard Twine (University of London / CfHAS). The call for papers closes on 31 July 2014.

New CfHAS Visiting Research Fellow

Dr Richard Twine has been appointed as Visiting Research Fellow. Dr Twine’s current research focuses on sustainable food transitions with an emphasis on questioning the centrality of the norms of animal consumption. His book, From the Margins to the Centre? The Rise of Critical Animal Studies, in collaboration with Nik Taylor (Flinders University, Australia), has […]

Ecological Public Health debate

Thanks to the Vegan Society, a transcript of the talk by Professor Claire Molloy given at the Green Party Conference on March 1st 2014, is now available as a pdf. The talk was part of the Ecological Public Health, Policy for Health, Social Justice and Sustainability Fringe Debate at The Green Party Conference organised by […]