CFP: March 3, 2017 is the final deadline to submit for the “Labour, Working Animals, and Environment in the Indian Ocean World” Conference (May 4 and 5, 2017, Montreal, Canada)

Dear All,

The call for papers for the upcoming Labour, Working Animals, and Environment in the Indian Ocean World Conference has been extended to March 3, 2017, at 11:59 PM ET.

Thank you,

Indian Ocean World Centre at McGill University

International Conference, “Labour, Working Animals, and Environment in the Indian Ocean World”

Indian Ocean World Centre (IOWC) McGill University
Montréal, Canada
4 and 5 May 2017

Conference registration now open: "New Perspectives in Environmental History," Yale University, Saturday, April 22, 2017

“New Perspectives in Environmental History”

A Northeast Regional Conference

Saturday, April 22, 2017  |  9:30AM-5:00PM

Luce Hall, Yale University  |  New Haven, Connecticut


TOC: "Emotions, Humans, and Animals" Issue of The Pakistan Journal of Historical Studies

The Pakistan Journal of Historical Studies published by the Khaldunia Centre for Historical Research Institute and IU Press has just released an issue on human interaction with other animals. The table of contents includes:

Giving Voice to Sentience: Nonhuman Animals and the Spanish Empire, 1492–1826 (pp. 1-33)
Abel A. Alves
DOI: 10.2979/pjhs.1.2.01
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2979/pjhs.1.2.01

More Recent Publications of Note

Here is an admittedly incomplete list of some recent or forthcoming publications that might be of interest to H-Animalistas:

Kristin Asdal, Tone Druglitrø and Steve Hinchliffe, eds., Humans, Animals and Biopolitics: The more-than-human condition (Routledge Multispecies Encounters Series, 2016):

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:



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