Animals and Society II Considering Animals (AS2007)

Venue: Old Woolstore,

Location: Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

Event Date/Time: Jul 03, 2007 End Date/Time: Jul 06, 2007
Early Registration Date: May 25, 2007
Abstract Submission Date: Feb 16, 2007
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Animals and Society II



Considering Animals



style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'>3-6 July 2007



style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'>Old Woolstore, size=2 face=Arial>Hobart size=2 face=Arial>, size=2 face=Arial>Tasmania size=2 face=Arial>



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An interdisciplinary conference exploring
the relationship between animals and humans



 



face=Arial>The
conference aims to bring together researchers from a broad range of academic
disciplines spanning the humanities, social sciences and



size=2 color=black face=Arial>physical style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:black'> sciences, as well as
representatives from non-government organisations, industry and government, to
examine the relationships



size=2 color=black face=Arial>between style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:black'> animals and humans from
social, cultural, historical, geographical, environmental, moral, legal and
political perspectives.



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face=Arial>The
burgeoning academic field of human-animal studies is rapidly gaining
international prominence. Considering Animals
provides an



size=2 color=black face=Arial>important style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:black'> opportunity for
researchers to share knowledge and experience in this exciting field and will
encourage a critical approach to our



size=2 color=black face=Arial>relations style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:black'> with non-human animals.
We see this conference as consolidating the field of human-animal studies in
size=2 color=black face=Arial>Australia size=2 color=black face=Arial> and particularly



size=2 color=black face=Arial>welcome style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:black'> contributions from new
disciplinary areas.



 



face=Arial>Call
for Papers now open



style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'>Papers are invited on topics
addressing human-animal relations, particularly those relating to one or more
of the areas listed below:



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style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'>• animals
in human histories, humans in animal histories



style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'>• animal
agency and performativity



style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'>• animals
out of place, wildlife in the city



style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'>• wild,
domesticated, native, introduced, companion animals



style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'>• animals
at work, animals in sport



style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'>• animals
and ethics, religion, politics, law



style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'>• human
health, animal health, veterinary and medical science



style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'>• zoos,
circuses and rodeos



style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'>• extinction,
experimentation, modification, management of animals



style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'>• representations
of animals in popular culture, media, literature,



size=2 face=Arial>science size=2 face=Arial> and
technology



 



face=Arial>Important
dates



Day="30" Year="2006">November 30 2006 face=Arial> Registration opens



Day="16" Year="2007">February 16 2007 face=Arial> Abstract
submission closes



Day="26" Year="2007">March 26 2007 face=Arial> Acceptance of
abstracts



Day="25" Year="2007">May 25 2007 face=Arial> Early bird
registration closes



 



For updated conference information and to register your
interest



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Venue

Old Woolstore, 1 Maquarie Street
Hobart
Tasmania
Australia
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