In a series of ‘senses’ as a topic, the first meeting of 2015 for the British Animal Studies Network took place at the University of Strathcylde with a theme of ‘tasting’. The collection of presentations and panels was eclectic, covering an immensely varied range of disciplines and focuses. For example, Bel Deering from the RSPCA […]
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.
The Science of Animal Thinking and Emotion Conference report available here
The official launch of CfHAS will coincide with the inaugural conference to be held on Saturday 25th October. The call for papers is here.
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 and dairy accounting for the highest proportion of food-related greenhouse gas emissions. As well as the […]