Animal Geography Seminar on November 29th

This Thursday, November 29th, the GSC will be hosting the second Emerging Research Seminar from 2:30-4:00 PM in MC E229. There are three speakers from various departments in the university that will be giving talks on their research of animals and geography: 2:30-3:00 pm: Siobhan Spieran (PhD, Environmental Sciences) will be speaking about animal tourism and
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Charlotte Blattner on “Animals, the Forgotten Proletariat”

As part of the Ban Righ Centre Fall Speaker Series, Charlotte E. Blattner (Postdoctoral Fellow at Harvard Law School) will be speaking on Friday October 12, 2018 at noon, at the Ban Righ Centre (32 Bader Lane) on the following topic: Title: “Animals, the Forgotten Proletariat” For centuries, labour has been a key site for struggles
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Eva Meijer on Political Animal Voices

The Philosophy Department at Queen’s University is hosting Dutch philosopher Eva Meijer at the department’s weekly colloquium on September 27, at 4pm in Watson Hall 517. Everyone welcome. Title: The role of language in interspecies politics: Towards a theory of political animal voices. Abstract: Research shows that non-human animals have their own languages and cultures. They
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Workshop on “Animal Labour: Ethical, Legal and Political Perspectives on Recognizing Animals’ Work”

On May 18-19, 2018, the Animals in Philosophy, Politics, Law, and Ethics research group (APPLE) at Queen’s University will be hosting a workshop on the emerging topic of animal labour. For both humans and non-human animals, work is often an important dimension of life, and a fundamental determinant of well-being. At its best, work can
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Charlotte Blattner on “Animals Are (Forced) Workers, Too”

The Philosophy Department at Queen’s University is hosting  APPLE’s member Charlotte Blattner at the department’s weekly colloquium on March 15th, at 4pm in Watson Hall 517. Everyone welcome. Title: “Animals Are (Forced) Workers, Too — Individual and Collective Self-determination of Working Animals” Abstract: Can animals used for farming, research, circuses, zoos, or companion services be
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Elisabeth Ormandy on “What Legal Protection do Animals in Science in Canada Have?”

The Queen’s Animal Justice Club has invited Elisabeth Ormandy, from University of British Columbia, at Queen’s university to give the talk “What Legal Protection do Animals in Science in Canada Have?” this week at Queen’s University. Dr Ormandy is also the Executive Director of the Animals in Science Policy Institute. Everyone is welcome to attend. Friday
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Jessica Eisen talk on “Milked: Farmed Animals and the Law”

Join the Queen’s Animal Justice Club as we have doctoral candidate Jessica Eisen discuss contemporary Canadian dairy practices, the laws that protect (and sometimes fail to protect) animal welfare, and the many ways that law shapes the lives of farmed animals. This event will take place on November 20th at 4:30pm in Room 202 at
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Animals in Science and Education Week featuring Dr. Helena Pedersen

APPLE and the Lives of Animals Research Group are delighted to be hosting a series of events featuring Dr. Helena Pedersen (University of Gothenburg, Sweden) an internationally renowned scholar of critical animal pedagogy. Professor Pedersen is visiting under the auspices of the Principal’s International Visitor program, from October 16-18, 2017. Posthumanist Education: Rethinking Human-Animal Relations
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