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Be sure to check out the new syllabus contributions by Jody Berland, David Herman, Piers Locke, and Michal Pregowski in the Syllabus Exchange!

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CFP: Workshop "Empathy, Animals, Film" with Lori Gruen


Workshop: Empathy, Animals, Film

With Prof. Lori Gruen (Wesleyan University)

International workshop at the University of Basel, June 20, 2017

Guest: Lori Gruen (Convenors: Markus Wild, Friederike Zenker, Livia Boscardin)

Registration Deadline: April 30, 2017

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-Animal: 23 January - 30 January

The following postdoctoral fellowship in food studies was posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 23 January 2017 to 30 January 2017.
See the H-Net Job Guide website at http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information.  
To contact the Job Guide, write to jobguide@mail.h-net.msu.edu, or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.

University of Toronto - Scarborough - Postdoctoral Fellowship in Food Studies

PhD Studentship: Elephant diplomacy: mitigating human elephant conflict (HEC)

Dr. J Simon Rofe, Global Diplomacy Programme Director & Senior Lecturer in Diplomatic and International Studies at the Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy, SOAS, calls your attention to this scholarship opportunity at SOAS on Elephant Diplomacy:


2017 Jonathan Safran Foer Virtual Classroom Visit

Dear H-Animal Members,

The date for the 2017 Jonathan Safran Foer Virtual Classroom Visit has been set for Thursday, March 30! Please see the below promotional letter for further details, including a link to our sign-up page. Many members of the H-Animal community have taken part in this event in the past, and I hope that many returning and new participants will be with us this year! 


Joey Tuminello