CFP: THE GLOBAL LIFE OF OYSTERS: SOCIAL, CULTURAL, HISTORICAL AND POLITICAL SOAS, University of London – Saturday 17 October 2020

Call for Papers  Please circulate to interested parties _______________  THE GLOBAL LIFE OF OYSTERS: SOCIAL, CULTURAL, HISTORICAL AND POLITICAL  SOAS, University of London – Saturday 17 October 2020  As part of the ongoing programme of the Interdisciplinary Animal Studies Initiative (IASI) based at SOAS University of London, in October 2020, we are organising a small … More CFP: THE GLOBAL LIFE OF OYSTERS: SOCIAL, CULTURAL, HISTORICAL AND POLITICAL SOAS, University of London – Saturday 17 October 2020

The CHORD workshop on: Retailing, Distribution and the Natural World: Historical Perspectives

The workshop on ‘Retailing, Distribution and the Natural World: Historical Perspectives’, which was due to take place at the University of Wolverhampton on 12 May 2020, has been rescheduled as two on-line seminars (with warm thanks to the speakers!), which will take place via Zoom on 16 and 23 June 2020. Further information, including the … More The CHORD workshop on: Retailing, Distribution and the Natural World: Historical Perspectives

CFP Winged Geographies: Birds in Space and Imagination

CFP – Winged Geographies: Birds in Space and Imagination University of Cambridge / 16-17 April 2020 This workshop will address the question of our evolving spatial relationships with bird life. The presence of birds and their song have long shaped human experience and conceptualisation of the skies, the countryside as well as urban and domestic … More CFP Winged Geographies: Birds in Space and Imagination

CFP: ANIMAL GAZE CONSTRUCTED – ART & ARCHITECTURE

ANIMAL GAZE CONSTRUCTED – ART & ARCHITECTURE Call for Papers Venue: The Sir John Cass School of Art, Architecture and Design Symposium Dates: March 6-7th, 2020 Abstracts: Submission: Oct 14th, 2019   – Selection: Dec 14th, 2019 Website:  www.animalgaze.org Email:Your Abstract or Full Paper to: animalgaze@londonmet.ac.uk Description: Shrinking horizons, slim pickings, poverty of scope. What new politics of nature are needed here for animals? What … More CFP: ANIMAL GAZE CONSTRUCTED – ART & ARCHITECTURE

CfP: Romance and the Animal Turn at ICMS Kalamazoo 2020

The animal turn has become hugely influential in medieval scholarship over the last decade. However, the contributions of ecofeminism and queer ecology have often been side-lined. Nevertheless, scholars are increasingly finding these modes of analysis to offer useful ways of exploring the role of the animal in medieval romance texts. The Medieval Romance Society is hosting … More CfP: Romance and the Animal Turn at ICMS Kalamazoo 2020

Middle Eastern Animals: Interdisciplinary Perspectives from Early Modern to Contemporary Times

Registration for the workshop „Middle Eastern Animals: Interdisciplinary Perspectives from Early Modern to Contemporary Times“ is now open. The workshop will take place at the University of Vienna on June 27-28, 2019 To register for the workshop, please RSVP via e-mail (onur.inal@univie.ac.at) by June 20, 2019. More information and the workshop programme can be found … More Middle Eastern Animals: Interdisciplinary Perspectives from Early Modern to Contemporary Times

What is the Point of Palaeontology? Discussion Event & Pop-Up Exhibition

Tuesday 18 December, 18:00-20:15 Anatomy Museum & Anatomy Lecture Theatre King’s College London Strand Campus, WC2R 2LS Featuring discussion with: Darren Naish, Elsa Panciroli, Mark Witton & Becky Wragg-Sykes. And Exhibits from: John Conway, Richard Fallon, Katrina van Grouw, Beth Windle & Mark Witton. Palaeontology is currently one of the most high-profile sciences. But how … More What is the Point of Palaeontology? Discussion Event & Pop-Up Exhibition

CFP Trading Nature SHNH summer meeting and AGM

Trading Nature SHNH summer meeting and AGM The King’s Manor, University of York Tuesday 4th and Wednesday 5th June 2019  This two day international meeting held in association with the Geological Curators’ Group will examine the role of agents, dealers and commercial enterprises in the history of natural history. A great deal has been recorded … More CFP Trading Nature SHNH summer meeting and AGM

Food History Seminar Series at the IHR

A new seminar series has recently launched over at the IHR that may also be of interest to those interested in animal history: Food History, Thursday 17:30pm. Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR, North block, Senate House. 4 October 17:30 ‘This Little Piggy Went to Market…’ A History of Danish Pigs: Food, Farming, Markets and culture Mary … More Food History Seminar Series at the IHR