APPLE Postdoctoral Fellowship in Animal Studies

APPLE is thrilled to announce the appointment of two new postdoctoral fellows. Pablo Perez Castelló (PhD Philosophy) joins us from Royal Holloway University of London, and his 2022-24 fellowship commences in July 2022. Pablo’s recent publications appear in Hypatia and the Journal of International Wildlife Law and Policy. Birte Wrage joins us from the Ethics
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Reimagining Sanctuary

APPLE would like to announce an upcoming conference open to sanctuary practitioners and researchers. Reimagining Sanctuary: A free virtual conference for staff, volunteers, and board members at farmed animal sanctuaries February 28 – March 26, 2022 Convened by VINE Sanctuary and Indraloka Animal Sanctuary in cooperation with the Global Coalition of Farm Sanctuaries Program and
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Animal Studies Speaker Series: Anat Pick

Anat Pick will be giving a zoom talk entitled “Film Farm: Kelly Reichardt’s Gastro-aesthetics” on Friday February 18, 2022 from 1:00-2:30 pm (ET). This will be a 45 minute talk followed by Q&A/discussion. Dr. Pick is a Research Fellow at the Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies, and Reader in Film at Queen Mary University of London.
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Congrats to Claudia Hirtenfelder!

We are thrilled to announce that APPLE fellow Claudia Hirtenfelder has been awarded the Australian Animal Studies Association inaugural prize for “Popular Communication of Animal Studies”, alongside Dr. Brodie Evans, who won the “Early Career Researcher Prize”. Both prizes have been made possible by a generous donation from Dr. Siobhan O’Sullivan (University of New South Wales), animal
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Call for Application: Postdoc Fellowship in Animal Studies 2022-24

The Department of Philosophy at Queen’s University in Kingston, Canada invites applications for a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Animal Studies. The 2022-24 fellowship will start on July 1, 2022. Applicants must have submitted their doctoral dissertation by that date, and must be within five years of having received their doctorate. The salary for the postdoctoral fellowship will be $45,000
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Looking for Grad Students – Podcast the Animal Turn

Claudia Hirtenfelder is now half way through her third season of The Animal Turn Podcast. This season focuses on ‘Animals and the Urban’ as so far she has spoken to philosophers, sociologists and geographers about the following concepts: The Right to the City, Invisibilized Animals, Urban Biopolitics, and Urban Metabolism. Still to come are discussions
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Yamini Narayanan – Animating caste

APPLE is pleased to announce an upcoming zoom event with Yamini Narayanan from Deakin University, Australia. Title: Yamini Narayanan Animating caste: Visceral geographies of pig caste, and violent nationalism in Chennai city. Date and Time: April 15th, 4PM EST (GMT -5) Please note that Professor Narayanan’s talk is on Thursday and not the usual Friday. 
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The Animal Turn: Beyond Species Boundaries

APPLE is pleased to be sponsoring a panel on “The Animal Turn: Beyond Species Boundaries” at the Scholarship Beyond Boundaries Conference, hosted by the Society of Graduate and Professional Students, on Saturday, March 20th, 2021, from 4:30-6:00pm. Speakers include Harshavardhan Thyagarajan and Paulina Siemieniec, and the panel will be moderated by Will Kymlicka. The panel,
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Margaret Robinson: Is the Moose Still My Brother if We Don’t Eat Him?

APPLE is pleased to announce an upcoming zoom event with Professor Margaret Robinson, Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology, Dalhousie University. Title: Is the Moose Still My Brother if We Don’t Eat Him? Date & Time: Friday, March 12 at 4:00-5:30 PM EST Please note: The paper will be circulated in advance for a Q&A discussion format. Please
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