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 […]

‘Greening the ‘Media’

Professor Toby Miller will be visiting Edge Hill University on Wednesday 26th March 2014 to deliver his lecture ‘Greening The Media’. You may not look at your cell phone, TV, or computer the same way after rethinking the media from a green point of view. That perspective can reveal secrets lurking within electronic devices. Marshalling economic, […]

PhD Studentships

Details of the studentships and how to apply can be found on the Graduate School webpage: https://www.edgehill.ac.uk/graduateschool/?page_id=314 Current PhD Studentships available include: Project topics: Either ‘The role of media in the communication of health, environmental and ethical messages about plant-based diets in the UK’ The environmental impact of food production and consumption is considerable, with meat […]