KONF: 4. Forschungskolloquium Cultural and Literary Animal Studies, Würzburg (05.02.-07.02.2018)

Das Würzburger Nachwuchsforschernetzwerk Cultural and Literary Animal Studies (CLAS) lädt am 5., 6. und 7. Februar 2018 zum 4. CLAS-Forschungskolloquium WS 17/18 nach Würzburg. Insgesamt 15 NachwuchswissenschaftlerInnen aus dem In- und Ausland stellen geplante und laufende Dissertations- und Habilitationsprojekte aus dem Bereich der literatur- und kulturwissenschaftlichen Tierforschung zur Diskussion. Zudem werden einschlägige Forschungstheorien und -positionen aus dem Umfeld der Cultural Animal Studies anhand ausgewählter Aufsätze gemeinsam diskutiert.

CFP: (Un)Common Worlds Human-Animal Studies Conference — 7–9 August 2018 Turku, Finland

The Finnish Society for Human-Animal Studies (YKES) is proud to organize the first international Human-Animal Studies conference held in Finland. Founded in 2004 as a network and established in 2009 as a society, YKES has since organized six national annual meetings, gained critical mass and a notable standing nationally and internationally. The theme for the upcoming conference is (Un)common worlds: Contesting the limits of human-animal communities. The conference’s keynote speakers are Professor Erica Fudge, Associate Professor Jamie Lorimer and the zoologist Helena Telkänranta.

Query: Animals and the State in Modern European History

Dear Alma,

If you don't already know the following, you may find it helpful:

László Bartosiewicz, 'Hungarian Grey Cattle: Parallels in Constituting Animal and Human Identities' in Interspecies Interactions

Animals and Humans between the Middle Ages and Modernity, edited by Sarah Cockram, Andrew Wells (Routledge, 2018)

Your course sounds really interesting!
Best wishes,
Sarah Cockram


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