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 Visiting PhD Student from Brazil – Karynn Capilé

In late March 2017 we welcomed our first international visiting PhD student Karynn Capilé. Arriving from the Fluminense Federal University by Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Karynn will be staying with CfHAS until July 2017. Her project is a media analysis of advertising in the Brazilian meat and dairy industry. She plans to add a comparative […]

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May 19th 2020 CfHAS Leverhulme ECR Fellow Dr. Paula Arcari reflects on the current pandemic in light of its overlaps with human/animal relations COVID-19 shows why we need to stop commodifying animals. For many thousands of people worldwide, the COVID-19 pandemic is providing painful proof of the inadequacies and failings of a profit-based capitalist world […]

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New CfHAS Visiting Professor

We are delighted to welcome Professor Jody Berland (York University, 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 […]

‘Plant strong’ Jason gives talk at new Edge Hill Vegans meeting

The first meeting of the newly formed Edge Hill Vegans & Vegan Friends group on 3rd February was a raging success, with ‘plant strong,’ Wirral-based, strength trainer Jason Elliott giving a talk on his experience becoming a vegan strength trainer to a room full of Edge Hill vegans and vegan curious people. The new group […]

FILM AND THE ENVIRONMENT | 6th May 2016

FILM AND THE ENVIRONMENT | 6th May 2016 A Cross-Disciplinary Symposium hosted by the School of Art, Media, and American Studies and the School of Environmental Sciences at the University of East Anglia Friday 6th May 2016, 9am – 5.15pm, The Enterprise Centre, UEA Global climate change and environmental hazards are significant threats to the […]

British Animal Studies Network meeting – 15th and 16th May 2015

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 […]

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Public Event: 25th October 2014

Centre for Human Animal Studies (CfHAS) Inaugural Conference and Launch Animals: ethics, sustainability, sentience The Centre for Human Animal Studies (CfHAS) will be holding its inaugural conference on Saturday 25th October 2014 at Edge Hill University. The conference will also mark the official launch of CfHAS, the first centre of its kind in the UK. […]

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