The establishment of European colonial rule on the African continent not only involved the colonization of nature, but essentially meant colonization through nature. But in how far did decolonization across Africa south of the Sahara equally affect the sphere of ecology and relationships between humans and wildlife? Have Africa’s wild animals ever been decolonized?
H-Animal aims to serve as an on-line home for scholars across disciplines who are engaged on the study of animals in human culture.
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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Dear H-Animal Members,
The second biennial Equine Cultures in Transition conference entitled "Human-Horse Relationships in Work and Play" will be held at Leeds Beckett University in the UK, June 19-21, 2018.
The conference will be organised around four streams:
Dear colleagues and friends,
The latest issue of the Animal Studies Journal is online now. Please share the links widely with your networks.
1. Contents, editorial and bios: http://ro.uow.edu.au/asj/vol6/iss2/1
2. Introductory essay by guest editor Elan Abrell: "Interrogating Captive Freedom: The Possibilities and Limits of Animal Sanctuaries": http://ro.uow.edu.au/asj/vol6/iss2/2
Call for Papers: Antennae: Matter Matters
'Antennae' is soliciting academic and non-academic writing, along with artist portfolios and other experimental formats for inclusion in a forthcoming issue titled “Matter Matters”. The issue will focus on the intersection of new theories of materiality and the non-human involved in current practices that move beyond or critically address Postmodernist aesthetics.