Conference: All Things Great And Small (Nov. 15-18, UC Davis)

Update: Very few spots remaining for the special offsite activities and we've been told some hotel group blocks are already full. Also, we're working on a special Sunday, November 16th roundtable session with Lori Gruen in conversation with confirmed conference participants Claire Jean Kim, Robert C. Jones, and Stephen Eisenman. 

All Things Great and Small: Interdisciplinary Interspecies Community

3rd Notice: Jonathan Safran Foer Virtual Classroom Visit 2014

Hi all,

Please see the below letter regarding the 2014 Jonathan Safran Foer Virtual Classroom Visit, a free webinar discussion of animal ethics and food production issues. We welcome and encourage the participation of groups and organizations within and outside the academy, as well as individual participation.  


Joey Tuminello

College and High School Educators:

British Animal Studies Network: Smaller than a Mouse, 14-15 November

Dear BASN Friend

This is a reminder that the next British Animal Studies Network meeting - 'Smaller than a Mouse' - will be taking place at the University of Exeter on 14 and 15 November. Details of the programme and a link to register for a place can be found on the website at

Conference Report: 41st Annual World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine Congress

The World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine (WAHVM) held its 41st annual meeting from September 10-13, 2014 at Imperial College in London, graciously hosted by the Veterinary History Society on their home turf.  From the “Lightwell” of the Royal Veterinary College, where conference delegates met for the welcome reception, the overarching refrain that would come to frame the meeting was already in evidence in the mix of modern and historic architecture.  The original walls of the RVC, which opened its doors in 1791, seamlessly supported the recent design of the li

Call for panels ASA15: Symbiotic anthropologies - theoretical commensalities and methodological mutualisms

ASA15: Symbiotic anthropologies: theoretical commensalities and methodological mutualisms

University of Exeter, UK (13 - 16 April 2015)

Please follow this link to submit a panel proposal http://www.theasa.org/conferences/asa15/cfpan.shtml

Call for Panelists: Agricultural History Society, June 3-6, 2015

Hello all,

This is a little last minute, but...

I am looking to put together a panel (and either deliver a paper on horses in the North American west or just Chair) on animal history for the Agricultural History Society meeting next June 3-6, 2015 in Lexington, KY. I am looking for history about rural animals, or agricultural animals in urban or rural settings, or work on wild animals that intervene in agricultural life, or ... ? 

Read the cfp for the conference here: http://www.aghistorysociety.org/meetings/


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