What a great conference! Keynote speeches are available here, http://www.aasg.org.au/conferences
My recent review of Clif Flynn’s ‘Understanding Animal Abuse” (Lantern Books) can be found here http://www.lanternbooks.com/detail.html?session=&cat=16&id=9781590563397 (bottom of page, click ‘reviews’)
A paper, titled Ethnography in evolution: adapting to the animal “other” in organizations, I co-authored with Lindsay Hamilton (Keele University) won the Emerald Literati Outstanding Paper award of 2013 – http://www.emeraldinsight.com/authors/literati/awards.htm?year=2013&PHPSESSID=0e98a1hg55puvhqn0ovbnkpbm7. Can be downloaded free for a short time.
Sentience Debate at Animal Mosaic
Animal sentience, psychology and sociology; what are the links?
Sentience Topic: Behaviour, Emotions Guest: Dr Nik Taylor and Dr Tania Signa Date: 19 Mar 2013
Global Issue: Agriculture, Human- wildlife conflict, Sustainability
Nik received her PhD in Human-Animal Relations from Manchester Metropolitan University. Since then she has researched links between human and animal directed violence, humane education and animal assisted therapy. Tania is a senior lecturer in Psychology at the Central Queensland University. Tania’s main interests are in the links between interpersonal violence, animal abuse and child abuse.
Nik and Tania will discuss their views on the importance of animal sentience research in relation to human and animal interactions.
Please post your questions/comments below for Nik and Tania to answer. Alternatively send your questions to firstname.lastname@example.org
ICAS Oceania Conference
Animal Liberation and Social Justice: An Intersectional Approach to Social Change
When and where: July 6th (Saturday) at the University of Canberra, Australia
Hosted by: Oceania Critical Animal Studies
Australian Animal Studies Group Conference 2013.
Just found out the AASG have accepted an abstract for their conference in Sydney this year. Will be fun to catch up with everyone and give a paper (with Tania Signal) on “What’s Right and What’s Wrong? Perceptions of Animal Welfare and Well-being in Australia.”