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Conference report: "Decolonization and the Politics of Wildlife in Africa"

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?

Animal Studies Journal sanctuaries edition now online

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

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.

Fellowship: University of Wisconsin - Madison - Postdoctoral Fellowship on the Plantationocene

The following fellowship was posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 30 October 2017 to  6 November 2017.  These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-Animal.  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.

Equine History Collective Blog Seeks Reviewers

The Equine History Collective, EquineHistory.org, promotes the horse as a lens for trans-regional history, and serves as an interface for related historical research in the humanities, sciences, and social sciences. We are seeking reviewers for books (run on Sundays) and sources (run on Saturdays). The themes for upcoming months are: Racing (December), Ancient (January), and Breeding (February). Proposals for other topics are also welcome, and will run in later months.

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