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Conference: War Horses of the World, London, 3-4 May 2014

You are invited to join us at SOAS for an international conference


                Saturday 3 - Sunday 4 May 2014

VENUE: Khalili Lecture Theatre, School of Oriental and African Studies
            [SOAS, University of London], Thornhaugh Street,
            London WC1H 0XG [Nearest tube: Russell Square]

VIDEO TRAILER: http://youtu.be/m50akxJyg9E

The schedule of speakers is attached below.

Conference: World vet history: registration open!

Registration has now opened for the biennial congress of the World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine, held at Imperial College London, 10-13 September 2014.
This event, held for the first time in Britain, will welcome speakers from 30 countries to address the twin themes of ‘One Health’ (connections between human and animal health) and ‘War, animals and the veterinary profession.’ There will also be sessions on veterinary collections, general veterinary history and oral history.

Summer Retreat Program at Shin Pond, Maine for Animal/Humane Studies

Summer Retreat Program at Shin Pond, Maine for Animal/Humane Studies

The 300-acre Camp Muse at Shin Pond, Maine, is the site of a Summer Retreat Program for writers, scholars, artists, educators, and other cultural producers and knowledge workers focusing on animals and/or their humane treatment. The program, operated by The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), invites all interested parties to apply for a residency at the property, which is open between June 30 and October 3, 2014.