Siobhan O'Sullivan

Knowing Animals

Knowing Animals
Knowing Animals

Description

Knowing Animals is a weekly podcast about all things related to animals and ethics; animals and the law; animals and politics; and animal advocacy. It features interviews with Animal Studies scholars and animal advocates. It is available free so enjoy!

Episodes

Episode 135: Horses and Artificial Insemination with Jeannette Vaught

Nov 4, 2019 30:54

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In this episode of Knowing Animals we are joined by Jeannette Vaught. Jeanette did her PhD in American Studies at the University of Texas. Today we discuss Jeannette’s book chapter ‘How to Make a Horse Have an Orgasm’ which appeared inthe book ‘Living With Animals: Bonds Across Species’ published by Cornell University Press in 2018.

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by AASA. AASA is the Australasian Animal Studies Association. You can find AASA on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/AASA-Australasian-Animal-Studies-Association-480316142116752/. Join AASA today!

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you Animal Publics, the special Animal Studies imprint at the University of Sydney: https://sydney.edu.au/sup/about/animal_publics.html.

 

 

Episode 135: Pussy Panic with Fiona Probyn-Rapsey

Oct 28, 2019 36:57

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In this episode of Knowing Animals I am joined by Prof. Fiona Probyn-Rapsey from the University of Wollongong. We discuss her journal article ‘‘Pussy Panic’ and Glass Elevators: How Gender is Shaping the Field of Animal Studies’ which appeared in the journal 'Australian Feminist Studies', in 2019. The article is co-authored by Yvette Watt and Siobhan O’Sullivan.

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by AASA. AASA is the Australasian Animal Studies Association. You can find AASA on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/AASA-Australasian-Animal-Studies-Association-480316142116752/. Join AASA today!

This episode if also brought to you by Animal Publics, a special Animal Studies series at the Sydney University Press:https://sydneyuniversitypress.com.au/collections/series-animal-publics

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Episode 134: Thinking and Animals with Alphonso Lingis

Oct 21, 2019 37:38

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This week on Knowing Animals we are joined by Alphonso Lingis. Al is Professor of philosophy at Penn State University. We discuss his book chapter ‘The thinking that is in the world’, which was included in book Thinking in the World: A Reader’, edited by Jill Bennett, Mary Zournazi and published by Bloomsbury in 2019.

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by AASA. AASA is the Australasian Animal Studies Association. You can find AASA on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/AASA-Australasian-Animal-Studies-Association-480316142116752/. Join AASA today!

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you Animal Publics, the special Animal Studies imprint at the University of Sydney: https://sydney.edu.au/sup/about/animal_publics.html.

Episode 133: Animal Biographies with André Krebber

Oct 14, 2019 29:21

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This week on Knowing Animals we are joined by André Krebber. Andréis assistant professor in social and cultural history and human-animal studies at the University of Kassel, Germany. We discuss his co-edited book ‘Animal Biography Re-framing Animal Lives’ which was published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2018. 

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by AASA. AASA is the Australasian Animal Studies Association. You can find AASA on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/AASA-Australasian-Animal-Studies-Association-480316142116752/. Join AASA today!

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you Animal Publics, the special Animal Studies imprint at the University of Sydney: https://sydney.edu.au/sup/about/animal_publics.html.

 

Episode 132: Animals and Mongolia with Natasha Fijn

Oct 7, 2019 35:54

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This week on Knowing Animals I am joined by Dr. Natasha Fijn from ANU. We discuss her book ‘Living with Herds: Human-Animal Coexistence in Mongolia’ which was published by Cambridge University Press.

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by AASA. AASA is the Australasian Animal Studies Association. You can find AASA on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/AASA-Australasian-Animal-Studies-Association-480316142116752/. Join AASA today! 

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you Animal Publics, the special Animal Studies imprint at the University of Sydney: https://sydney.edu.au/sup/about/animal_publics.html.

 

 

 

 

Episode 131: Compassionate Contrarians with Catherine Amey

Sep 30, 2019 22:30

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This week on Knowing Animals we are joined by Catherine Amey. Catherine is a New Zealand based, independent scholar. We discuss her book ‘The Compassionate Contrarians: A history of vegetarians in Aotearoa New Zealand’, which was published by Rebel Press in 2014.

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by AASA. AASA is the Australasian Animal Studies Association. You can find AASA on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/AASA-Australasian-Animal-Studies-Association-480316142116752/. Join AASA today!

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you Animal Publics, the special Animal Studies imprint at the University of Sydney: https://sydney.edu.au/sup/about/animal_publics.html.

 

Episode 130: ‘With animal’ with Clare Archer-Lean

Sep 23, 2019 24:42

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This week on Knowing Animals we are joined by Dr. Clare Archer-Lean. Clare is Senior Lecturer in English at University of the Sunshine Coast. We discuss Care’s article ‘With animal: Exceeding the 'Absent referent' through maternity’ which appeared in the journal Hecate in 2016.

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by AASA. AASA is the Australasian Animal Studies Association. You can find AASA on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/AASA-Australasian-Animal-Studies-Association-480316142116752/. Join AASA today!

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you Animal Publics, the special Animal Studies imprint at the University of Sydney: https://sydney.edu.au/sup/about/animal_publics.html.

 

Episode 129: Journalism and Speciesism with Natalie Khazaal

Sep 16, 2019 30:02

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This week we are joined by Natalie Khazaal. We discuss her article 'An Angry Cow is not a Good Eating Experience: How US and Spanish media are shifting from crude to camouflaged speciesism in concealing nonhuman perspectives’ which appeared in ‘Journalism Studies’ in 2014.

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by AASA. AASA is the Australasian Animal Studies Association. You can find AASA on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/AASA-Australasian-Animal-Studies-Association-480316142116752/. Join AASA today!

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you Animal Publics, the special Animal Studies imprint at the University of Sydney: https://sydney.edu.au/sup/about/animal_publics.html.

This episode is brought to you by the Tiny Beam Foundation: http://tinybeamfund.org/burning-questions-initiative/research-planning-grants/check out their grants application program and apply for funding to research factory farming.

 

Protecting Animals 28: Artist Angela Singer

Sep 9, 2019 23:58

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This week we are joined by Angela Singer. Angela is an artist. You can view her artwork at her website: https://www.angelasinger.com

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by AASA. AASA is the Australasian Animal Studies Association. You can find AASA on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/AASA-Australasian-Animal-Studies-Association-480316142116752/. Join AASA today!

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you Animal Publics, the special Animal Studies imprint at the University of Sydney: https://sydney.edu.au/sup/about/animal_publics.html.

This episode is brought to you by the Tiny Beam Foundation: http://tinybeamfund.org/burning-questions-initiative/research-planning-grants/check out their grants application program and apply for funding to research factory farming.

 

Protecting Animals 27: Terry Hurtado from Animal Liberation Federation, Columbia

Sep 2, 2019 45:40

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In this episode from the Protecting Animals series we are joined by Terry Hurtado from Animal Liberation Federation, Columbia.

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by AASA. AASA is the Australasian Animal Studies Association. You can find AASA on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/AASA-Australasian-Animal-Studies-Association-480316142116752/. Join AASA today!

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you Animal Publics, the special Animal Studies imprint at the University of Sydney: https://sydney.edu.au/sup/about/animal_publics.html.

This episode is brought to you by the Tiny Beam Foundation: http://tinybeamfund.org/burning-questions-initiative/research-planning-grants/check out their grants application program and apply for funding to research factory farming.

 

 

Episode 128: Companion Animals and Domestic Violence with Heather Fraser

Aug 26, 2019 22:46

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This week on Knowing Animals we are joined by Heather Fraser. Heather is Associate Professor in Social Sciences at QUT. We discuss Heather’s new book, co-authored by Nik Taylor, called ‘Companion Animals and Domestic Violence: Rescuing Me, Rescuing You’ which was published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2019. 

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by AASA. AASA is the Australasian Animal Studies Association. You can find AASA on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/AASA-Australasian-Animal-Studies-Association-480316142116752/. Join AASA today!

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you Animal Publics, the special Animal Studies imprint at the University of Sydney: https://sydney.edu.au/sup/about/animal_publics.html.

This episode is brought to you by the Tiny Beam Foundation: http://tinybeamfund.org/burning-questions-initiative/research-planning-grants/check out their grants application program and apply for funding to research factory farming.

 

 

Protecting Animals 26: Author Witi Ihimaera

Aug 19, 2019 24:51

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In this very special episode of Knowing Animals I am joined by beloved New Zealand author Witi Ihimaera. Witi has written many books featuring nonhuman animals. He offers us a non-colonial lens through which to think about the human/nonhuman relationship. 

 

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by AASA. AASA is the Australasian Animal Studies Association. You can find AASA on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/AASA-Australasian-Animal-Studies-Association-480316142116752/. Join AASA today!

 

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you Animal Publics, the special Animal Studies imprint at the University of Sydney: https://sydney.edu.au/sup/about/animal_publics.html.

 

This episode is brought to you by the Tiny Beam Foundation: http://tinybeamfund.org/burning-questions-initiative/research-planning-grants/check out their grants application program and apply for funding to research factory farming.

 

 

Episode 127: Inter-species relationships with Susanne Karr

Aug 12, 2019 17:14

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This week on Knowing Animals we are joined by Susanne Karr. Susanne is a philosopher and independent scholar. We discuss her upcoming journal article ‘Mirror Reflections as Agents of Connectedness’ which will soon appear in the yearbook of the Irish Philosophical Society, which will be published in November 2019.

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by AASA. AASA is the Australasian Animal Studies Association. You can find AASA on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/AASA-Australasian-Animal-Studies-Association-480316142116752/. Join AASA today!

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you Animal Publics, the special Animal Studies imprint at the University of Sydney: https://sydney.edu.au/sup/about/animal_publics.html.

Episode 126: The Grass Library with David Brooks

Aug 5, 2019 43:40

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This week on Knowing Animals I am joined by author David Brooks. David is a poet and novelist. We discuss his latest book ‘The Grass Library’ published by Brandl & Schelsinger in 2019.

 

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by AASA. AASA is the Australasian Animal Studies Association. You can find AASA on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/AASA-Australasian-Animal-Studies-Association-480316142116752/. Join AASA today!

 

 

Episode 125: Animal Rights Professionalisation with Corey Lee Wren

Jul 29, 2019 36:56

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In this episode of Knowing Animals I am joined by Corey Lee Wren. Corey is Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Kent, Canterbury, England. We discuss her book 'Piecemeal Protest: Animal Rights in the Age of Nonprofits' which will be published by University of Michigan Press in 2019.  

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by AASA. AASA is the Australasian Animal Studies Association. You can find AASA on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/AASA-Australasian-Animal-Studies-Association-480316142116752/. Join AASA today!

 

Episode 124: Valuing 'Vermin' with Nicholas Holm

Jul 22, 2019 19:39

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In this episode of Knowing Animals I am joined by Nicholas Holm. Nicholas is Senior Lecturer in Media Studies at the Massey University. We discuss his journal article ‘Consider the Squirrel: Freaks, Vermin, and Value in the Ruin(s)' of Nature’ which appeared in Cultural Critique in 2012.

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by AASA. AASA is the Australasian Animal Studies Association. You can find AASA on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/AASA-Australasian-Animal-Studies-Association-480316142116752/. Join AASA today!

 

 

Episode 123: Story telling and Animal Voices with Laura Jean McKay

Jul 15, 2019 28:18

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In this episode of Knowing Animals I am joined by Laura Jean McKay. Laura Jean McKay is a writer and literary animal studies researcher. Laura is about to take up a position as Lecturer in Creative Writing at Massey University in New Zealand. We discuss Laura’s story ‘King’ which appeared in Volume 21 of journal Antithesis in 2011.

 

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by AASA. AASA is the Australasian Animal Studies Association. You can find AASA on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/AASA-Australasian-Animal-Studies-Association-480316142116752/. Join AASA today!

 

 

Episode 122: Animal Visions with Susan Pyke

Jul 8, 2019 29:05

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In this episode of Knowing Animals I am joined by Dr. Susan Pyke. Sue is a Lecturer in the School of Culture and Communications at the University of Melbourne. We discuss Sue’s new book ‘Animal Visions: Posthumanist Dream Writing’ which was published in 2019 by Palgrave Macmillan as part of their Palgrave Studies in Animals and Literature series.  

 

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by AASA. AASA is the Australasian Animal Studies Association. You can find AASA on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/AASA-Australasian-Animal-Studies-Association-480316142116752/. Join AASA today!

 

Episode 121: American Cows in Antarctica with Elizabeth Leane

Jul 1, 2019 21:52

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This week on Knowing Animals we are joined by Professor Elizabeth Leane. Elle is professor of English and ARC Future Fellow at the University of Tasmania. Today we discuss Elle’s article ‘American Cows in Antarctica: Richard Byrd’s polar diary as symbolic settler colonialism’ which was published in ‘Journal of Colonialism and Colonial History’ in 2017. The piece was co-authored by Hanne Nielsen.

 

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by AASA. AASA is the Australasian Animal Studies Association. You can find AASA on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/AASA-Australasian-Animal-Studies-Association-480316142116752/. Join AASA today!

 

Episode 120: Animals and Conservation Policy with Helen Tiffin

Jun 24, 2019 36:08

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In this exciting episode of Knowing Animals I am joined by Helen Tiffin. Helen is an adjunct professor at the University of Wollongong. We discuss her upcoming book chapter ‘Australian Conservation Policies and the Owls of Lord Howe Island’ which will soon appear which will be published by Brill and edited by Beate Neumier from the University of Colon, coming out in 2019.

 

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by AASA. AASA is the Australasian Animal Studies Association. You can find AASA on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/AASA-Australasian-Animal-Studies-Association-480316142116752/. Join AASA today!

 

Protecting Animals 35: Samui Elephant Sanctuary

Jun 17, 2019 48:39

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This episode of Knowing Animals comes from Thailand where I visited the Samui Elephant Sanctuary: https://www.samuielephantsanctuary.org. I speak to one of the guides  about how they care for their elephants. I am also joined 6 participants at the Koh Samui International Podcast Festival: https://littledumdumclub.com/kohsamui/ I ask them about their experience at the sanctuary and the difficult ethical issues surrounding elephants in Thailand. 

 

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by AASA. AASA is the Australasian Animal Studies Association. You can find AASA on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/AASA-Australasian-Animal-Studies-Association-480316142116752/. Join AASA today!

Episode 119: Obaysch with John Simons

Jun 10, 2019 23:38

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This week on Knowing Animals I am joined by John Simons. John is an Emeritus Professor in history, specialising in the history of animals. John is now retired, but most recently was Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) at Macquarie University in Sydney. We discuss John’s new book ‘Obaysch: A Hippopotamus in Victorian London’ which has just been published by Sydney University Press.

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by AASA. AASA is the Australasian Animal Studies Association. You can find AASA on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/AASA-Australasian-Animal-Studies-Association-480316142116752/. Join AASA today!

 

Episode 118: Duck Lake with Yvette Watt

Jun 3, 2019 28:33

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In this episode of Knowing Animals I am joined by Dr. Yvette Watt. Yvette is a lecturer in painting and drawing at the University of Tasmania. We talk about her art project ‘Duck Lake’. You can watch a short video about Duck Lake here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CDIlURup9Ok

 

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by AASA. AASA is the Australasian Animal Studies Association. You can find AASA on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/AASA-Australasian-Animal-Studies-Association-480316142116752/. Join AASA today!

Episode 117: The Flight of Birds with Joshua Lobb

May 27, 2019 26:25

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In this episode of Knowing Animals I am joined by Dr. Joshua Lobb. Joshua is Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing, in the School of the Arts, English and Media, at the University of Wollongong. We discuss Joshua’s recently released book ‘The Flight of Birds’ which is published by Sydney University Press as part of the Animal Publics Series.

 

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by AASA. AASA is the Australasian Animal Studies Association. You can find AASA on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/AASA-Australasian-Animal-Studies-Association-480316142116752/. Join AASA today!

 

Episode 116: The War Against Animals with Dinesh Wadiwel

May 20, 2019 35:22

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This week on Knowing Animals we are joined by Dr. Dinesh Wadiwel. Dinesh is a senior lecturer in human rights and socio-legal studies at the University of Sydney. We discuss Dinesh’s monograph ‘The War Against Animals’ which was published by Brill in 2015.

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by AASA. AASA is the Australasian Animal Studies Association. You can find AASA on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/AASA-Australasian-Animal-Studies-Association-480316142116752/. Join AASA today!

Episode 115: Dignity and Respect for Animals with John Hadley

May 13, 2019 40:10

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This episode of Knowing Animals features Dr. John Hadley. John is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Western Sydney. We discuss John’s paper ‘From Welfare to Rights without Changing the Subject’ which appear in the journal Ethical Theory and Moral Practice in 2017.

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by AASA. AASA is the Australasian Animal Studies Association. You can find AASA on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/AASA-Australasian-Animal-Studies-Association-480316142116752/. Join AASA today!

Protecting Animals 34: Pattrice Jones from VINE Sanctuary

May 6, 2019 32:58

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In this episode of Knowing Animals I am joined by Pattrice Jones from VINE Sanctuary. Pattrice is writer, educator and activists. She co-founded VINE Sanctuary in the US and will be well known to many listeners. 

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by AASA. AASA is the Australasian Animal Studies Association. You can find AASA on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/AASA-Australasian-Animal-Studies-Association-480316142116752/. Join AASA today!

Episode 114: Intersectionality with Nekeisha Alayna Alexis

Apr 29, 2019 30:34

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This week on Knowing Animals I am joined by Nekeisha Alayna Alexis. Nekeisha is an independent scholar. We discuss her upcoming book chapter ‘Beyond Compare: Intersectionality and Interspecieism for Co-Liberation with Other Animals’ which will appear in the Routledge Handbook of Animal Ethics. That Handbook will be available in 2019 and is edited by Bob Fischer.

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by AASA. AASA is the Australasian Animal Studies Association. You can find AASA on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/AASA-Australasian-Animal-Studies-Association-480316142116752/. Join AASA today!

 

Episode 113: Critical Terms for Animal Studies with Lori Gruen

Apr 22, 2019 19:13

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In this episode of Knowing Animals I am joined once again by Professor Lori Gruen. Lori is William Griffin Professor of Philosophy at Wesleyan in the USA. We discuss her new book ‘Critical Terms for Animal Studies’ which was published by the University of Chicago Press in 2018.

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by AASA. AASA is the Australasian Animal Studies Association. You can find AASA on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/AASA-Australasian-Animal-Studies-Association-480316142116752/. Join AASA today!

 

Protecting Animals 33: Glenys Oogjes from Animals Australia

Apr 15, 2019 28:12

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This week on Knowing Animals I am joined by Glenys Oogjes. Glenys is CEO of Animals Australia. We talk about her 3 + decades working for animals. 

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by AASA. AASA is the Australasian Animal Studies Association. You can find AASA on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/AASA-Australasian-Animal-Studies-Association-480316142116752/. Join AASA today!

Episode 112: Indigenous Struggle and Animal Advocacy with Darren Chang

Apr 8, 2019 28:30

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This week we are joined by Darren Chang. Darren has a Masters in political philosophy from Queen’s University. In this episode we discuss Darren’s upcoming book chapter titled ‘Examining Contemporary Indigenous Struggles and Animal Advocacy through the Commercial Seal Hunt’. It will appear in the book Decolonizing Critical Animal Studies, which is edited by Chloe Taylor and Kelly Struthers Montford, and which will be published by Brill Press in 2019.

 

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by AASA. AASA is the Australasian Animal Studies Association. You can find AASA on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/AASA-Australasian-Animal-Studies-Association-480316142116752/. Join AASA today!

 

Protecting Animals 32: Nichola Kriek from SAFE New Zealand

Apr 1, 2019 23:37

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This week on Knowing Animals we are joined by Nichola Kriek. Nichola is the Head of Education at SAFE New Zealand. SAFE is one of New Zealand’s leading animal protection organisations. Nichola tells us about her work for animals.   

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by AASA. AASA is the Australasian Animal Studies Association. You can find AASA on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/AASA-Australasian-Animal-Studies-Association-480316142116752/. Join AASA today!

 

Episode 111: Live Animal Exports with Clive Phillips

Mar 25, 2019 37:41

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This week I am joined by Professor Clive Phillips. Clive is Chair of Animal Welfare and Director of the Centre for Animal Welfare and Ethics, in the School of Veterinary Science at the University of Queensland. We discuss Clive’s book ‘The Animal Trade’ which was published in 2015 by CABI International.

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by AASA. AASA is the Australasian Animal Studies Association. You can find AASA on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/AASA-Australasian-Animal-Studies-Association-480316142116752/. Join AASA today!

 

 

Protecting Animals 31: Michael Dello-Iacovo from the Animal Justice Party (AJP)

Mar 18, 2019 25:47

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This week we are joined by Michael Dello-Iacovo. Michael is a PhD student and also the Animal Justice Party (AJP) for Heffron in the upcoming NSW state election. We talk about the AJP and Michael’s political work for animals.   

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by AASA. AASA is the Australasian Animal Studies Association. You can find AASA on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/AASA-Australasian-Animal-Studies-Association-480316142116752/. Join AASA today!

 

 

 

Episode 109: Ulysses and Animals with Peter Adkins

Mar 11, 2019 22:22

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In this episode of Knowing Animals I am joined by Peter Adkins. Peter is an Assistant Lecturer and Ph.D. Candidate in the School of English at the University of Kent in the UK. We discuss his article ‘The Eyes of That Cow: Eating Animals and Theorizing Vegetarianism in James Joyce’s Ulysses’, which appeared in the journal Humanities in 2017.  

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by AASA. AASA is the Australasian Animal Studies Association. You can find AASA on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/AASA-Australasian-Animal-Studies-Association-480316142116752/. Join AASA today!

 

Episode 108: Speciesism and Prejudice with Kristof Dhont

Mar 4, 2019 28:49

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This week on Knowing Animals we are joined by Dr Kristof Dhont. Kristof is Senior Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Kent. We discuss his journal article ‘Common Ideological Roots of Speciesism and Generalized Ethnic Prejudice: The Social Dominance Human–Animal Relations Model (SD-HARM)’ which appeared in the European Journal of Personality. We should give a quick shout out to his co-authors Gordon Hodson and Ana C. Leite. 

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by AASA. AASA is the Australasian Animal Studies Association. You can find AASA on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/AASA-Australasian-Animal-Studies-Association-480316142116752/. Join AASA today!

 

The sound engineer on this episode was Oliver Lazarus, an audio producer and animal studies student at NYU. Thanks Oliver! 

 

 

Episode 107: Horses and War with Donna Landry

Feb 25, 2019 26:55

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In this episode of Knowing Animals we are joined by Prof. Donna Landry. Donna is in the School of English, Rutherford College, at the University of Kent, UK. We discuss her book chapter ‘Horses at Waterloo, 1815’ which will appear in the forthcoming book Equine Cultures: Horses, Human Society and the Discourse of Modernity, 1700-present, which is edited by Kristen Guest and Monica Mattfeld and which will be published by University of Chicago Press.  

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by AASA. AASA is the Australasian Animal Studies Association. You can find AASA on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/AASA-Australasian-Animal-Studies-Association-480316142116752/. Join AASA today!

 

 

Episode 106: Hunting and the art of Walton Ford with Matthew Whittle

Feb 18, 2019 23:52

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In this episode of Knowing Animals we are joined by Dr. Matthew Whittle. Matt is Lecturer in Postcolonial Literature at the University of Kent. We his journal article ‘Lost trophies: Hunting animals and the imperial souvenir in Walton Ford’s Pancha Tantra’ which appeared in the Journal of Commonwealth Literature in 2016.

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by AASA. AASA is the Australasian Animal Studies Association. You can find AASA on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/AASA-Australasian-Animal-Studies-Association-480316142116752/. Join AASA today!

 

 

 

Episode 105: Extinction, Taxidermy and Nonhuman Animals with Sarah Bezan

Feb 11, 2019 32:02

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This week on Knowing Animals we are joined by Dr. Sarah Bezan. Sarah is a Newton International Fellow with The University of Sheffield Animal Studies Research Centre (ShARC). We discuss her paper ‘Endling Taxidermy: Lonesome George, Global Genomics, and the Iconographies of Extinction’ which will soon appear in the journal Configurations: A Journal of Literature, Science, and Technology.

 

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by AASA. AASA is the Australasian Animal Studies Association. You can find AASA on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/AASA-Australasian-Animal-Studies-Association-480316142116752/. Join AASA today!

 

 

Episode 104: The Politics of Anti-Poaching with Francis Massé

Feb 4, 2019 20:10

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In this episode of Knowing Animals I am joined by Dr. Francis Massé. Francis is a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Politics at the University of Sheffield. He is also part of the Biosec team. We discuss his paper ‘Anti-poaching’s politics of (in)visibility:Representing nature and conservation amidst a poaching crisis’ which appeared in the journal Geoforum in 2018.

 

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by AASA. AASA is the Australasian Animal Studies Association. You can find AASA on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/AASA-Australasian-Animal-Studies-Association-480316142116752/. Join AASA today!

 

 

Episode 103: A general law against killing with Joe Wills

Jan 28, 2019 23:11

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This episode of Knowing Animals is recorded before a live studio audience at the 2018 Sheffield Animal Studies event: ShARC Tails! I speak to Dr. Joe Wills. Joe is Lecturer in Law at the University of Leicester. We discuss his article "A Nation of Animal Lovers? the case for a general animal killing offence in UK law', which will soon appear in King's Law Review.

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by AASA. AASA is the Australasian Animal Studies Association. You can find AASA on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/AASA-Australasian-Animal-Studies-Association-480316142116752/. Join AASA today!

 

Episode 102: The Ethics of Dog Breeding with Bernice Bovenkerk

Jan 21, 2019 27:47

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This week on Knowing Animals I am joined by Dr. Bernice Bovenkerk. Bernice is a philosopher at the University of Wageningen. We discuss Bernice’s journal article ‘The Pedigree Dog Breeding Debate in Ethics and Practice: Beyond Welfare Arguments’, which appeared in the Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethicsin 2017. That article was co-authered Hanneke J. Nijland.

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Episode 101: Chimpanzee Rights with Jeff Sebo

Jan 14, 2019 30:38

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This week on Knowing Animals I am joined by Dr. Jeff Sebo. Jeff is Clinical Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies and Director of the Animal Studies M.A. Program at New York University. We discuss his new book ‘Chimpanzee Rights’ which is published by Routledge. Jeff’s co-authors are: Kristin Andrews, Gary Comstock, G. K. D. Crozier, Sue Donaldson, Andrew Fenton, John Taylor, Syd Johnson, Robert Jones, Will Kymlicks, Letitia Meynell, Nathan Nobis and David Peña-Guzmán.

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Episode 100: The Abolitionist Approach with Gary L. Francione

Jan 7, 2019 42:54

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In this episode of Knowing Animals I am joined by Professor Gary L. Francione. Gary is Board of Governors Professor and Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Distinguished Scholar in the School of Law, at Rutgers University. Gary is also a member of faculty at UEA in Norwich. Gary has published extensively on animal rights, in particular the abolitionist approach. His publications include: Animals, Property and the Law, Rain without Thunder: The Ideology of the Animal Rights Movement, Introduction to Animal Rights: Your Child or the Dog?, The Animal Rights Debate: Abolition or Regulation?, which was co-authored with Robert Garner, Animal Rights: The abolitionist Approach, which was co-authored by Anna E. Charlton, and Animals as Persons. 

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Episode 99: A Vegan Form of Life with Robert McKay

Dec 31, 2018 36:41

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In this episode of Knowing Animals I am Joined by Dr. Robert McKay. Robert (Bob) is Senior Lecturer in English Literature at the University of Sheffield. We discuss his book chapter ‘A Vegan Form of Life’ which appeared in the book Thinking Veganism in Literature and Culture: Towards a Vegan Theory, which was published by Palgrave in 2018 and edited by Emeila Quinn and Benjamin Westwood.

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Christmas Special 2018: Naty Guerrero-Diaz from Big Sky Sanctuary

Dec 25, 2018 26:56

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This is a special Christmas bonus episode of Knowing Animals. Happy Holidays! 

At this time of giving, the team at Knowing Animals brings you a special additional episode of the podcast. This episode features Naty Guerrero-Diaz from Big Sky Sanctuary in Victoria, Australia. Naty tells us about her transition from urban-based vegan to sanctuary owner and worker. We also ask you to consider making a donation to Big Sky Sanctuary to help then raise the money they need to put a second house on their property. The second house would allow more people to volunteer at the sanctuary and increase their ability to care for the animals.

You can make a donation here: https://www.gofundme.com/help-us-donate-our-home-to-big-sky-sanctuary-inc?fbclid=IwAR3Hhv2mLKJmzcc1Rch7SFnd8zz1dD68vINVgld0_n9LJlNcoKNjONDYugg. You can also follow them on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/bigskysanctuaryinc/ or donate directly to BSB: 033262, Account number: 419195, Account name: Big Sky Sanctuary. 

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Episode 98: Species and Rule-Consequentialism with Eze Paez

Dec 24, 2018 25:53

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In this episode of Knowing Animals I am joined by Dr. Eze Paez. Eze is a Post-doctoral researcher at the Centre for Ethics, Politics and Society at University of Minho, which is in Braga, Portugal. Eze is also a board member of the Centre for Animal Ethics at University Pompeu Fabra. We discuss his article ‘On the Importance of Species for Rule-Consequentialism’ which will shortly appear in the journal Utilitas.

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Episode 97: Obligations of Assistance and Wild Animals with Catia Faria

Dec 17, 2018 30:07

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In this episode of Knowing Animals I am joined by Dr. Catia Faria. Catia is a Postdoctoral researcher at the Foundation for Science & Technology at the Centre for Ethics, Politics & Society, at the University of Minho in Portugal. We discuss Catia’s article ‘Disentangling Obligations of Assistance: a reply to Clare Palmer’s “against the view that we are usually required to assist wild animals”’ which appeared in the journal Relationsin 2015.

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Episode 96: Imagining Animal Rights with Steve Cooke

Dec 10, 2018 29:28

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In this episode of Knowing Animals I am joined by Dr. Steve Cooke. Steve is Lecturer in Political Theory at the University of Leicester. We discuss Steve’s article ‘Imagined Utopias: Animals Rights and the Moral Imagination’ which appeared in The Journal of Political Philosophy in 2017.  

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Protecting Animals 30: Angela Roberts from the Centre for Animals and Social Justice

Dec 3, 2018 30:58

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This episode of Knowing Animals is from our Protecting Animals series. I am joined by Angela Robert from Uncaged and then the Centre for Animals and Social Justice: http://www.casj.org.uk.

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Episode 95: Becoming Bat with Angelica Caiza Villegas

Nov 26, 2018 25:28

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In this episode of Knowing Animals I am joined by Angelica Caiza Villegas. Angelica is a PhD student in the Department of Cultural Geography at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands. We discuss her paper titled ‘Becoming Bat: Bats, Bat-lovers and Bat-detectors’ which is currently under review with the journal Social & Cultural Geography. Her co-author is Bettina van Hoven.

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Episode 94: Patricia Piccinini’s posthumanism with Maria Sofia Pimentel Biscaia

Nov 19, 2018 33:56

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In this episode of Knowing Animals I am joined by Maria Sofia Pimentel Biscaia. Sofia is a member of the Centre for Languages, Literatures and Cultures at the University of Aveiro, Portugal, where she teaches English. We discuss Sofia’s forthcoming paper ‘Loving Monsters: the curious case of Patricia Piccinini’s posthuman offsprings’ which will soon appear in the journal Nordlit.

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Episode 93: Imagining Non-Speciesism with Michelle Westerlaken

Nov 12, 2018 24:28

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This episode of Knowing Animals comes to you from the Rethinking Animality conference in Spain. I am joined by Michelle Westerlaken. Michelle is aPhD Candidate in Interaction/Game Design at Malmö University, Sweden. We discuss Michelle’s article ‘Uncivilising the Future: Imagining Non-Speciesism’ which appeared in the journal Antae in 2017.

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Episode 92: Human-Wildlife Conflict with Jared Margulies

Nov 5, 2018 23:05

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In this episode of Knowing Animals I am joined by Dr. Jared Margulies. Jared is a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Politics at the University of Sheffield. We will discuss Jared’s article ‘The production of human-wildlife conflict: A political animal geography of encounter’ which appeared in the journal Goeforumin 2018. That article was co-authored by Krithi Karanth.

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Episode 91: Artist Animal with Steve Baker

Oct 29, 2018 31:04

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In this episode of Knowing Animals I am joined by Steve Baker. Steve is an artist and scholar. He is Emeritus Professor of Art History at the University of Central Lancashire. We discuss his book chapter ‘Art and animal rights’, which appeared in his 2013 book Artist|Animal. That book was published by the University of Minnesota Press. 

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Episode 90: War by Conservation with Rosaleen Duffy

Oct 22, 2018 29:14

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In this episode of Knowing Animals I am joined by Professor Rosaleen Duffy. Rosaleen is from the Department of Politics at the University of Sheffield. We discuss Rosaleen’s journal article ‘War, by Conservation’ which appeared in the journal Geoforumin 2015.

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Episode 89: Sentientist Politics with Alasdair Cochrane

Oct 15, 2018 30:21

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In this episode Knowing Animals I am joined by Dr. Alasdair Cochrane. Alasdair is Senior Lecturer in Political Theory at the University of Sheffield. We will discuss his latest book ‘Sentientist Politics: A Theory of Global Inter-Species Justice’. It was published by Oxford University Press in 2018. 

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by AASA. AASA is the Australasian Animal Studies Association. You can find AASA on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/AASA-Australasian-Animal-Studies-Association-480316142116752/. Join AASA today!

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Episode 88: In vitro meat and power with John Miller

Oct 8, 2018 27:33

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In this episode of Knowing Animals I am joined by Dr. John Miller. John is Senior Lecturer in Nineteenth-Century Literature at the University of Sheffield. We will discuss John’s journal article ‘In Vitro Meat: Power, Authenticity and Vegetarianism’ which appeared in the journal 'Critical Animal Studies' in 2012.   

 

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Episode 87: Vegan Cinema with Anat Pick

Oct 1, 2018 25:24

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In this episode of Knowing Animals I am joined by Anat Pick. Anat is Associate Professor of Film Studies at Queen Mary University of London. We discuss Anat’s book chapter ‘Vegan Cinema’ which will appear in the book 'Thinking Veganism in Literature and Culture: Towards a Vegan Theory', which was published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2018. That book is edited by Emilia Quinn and Ben Westwood.

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by AASA. AASA is the Australasian Animal Studies Association. You can find AASA on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/AASA-Australasian-Animal-Studies-Association-480316142116752/. Join AASA today!

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Episode 86: Werner Herzog’s “Crocodile” with Dominic O’Key

Sep 24, 2018 30:53

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In this episode of Knowing Animals I am joined by Dominic O’Key. We discuss Dominic’s book chapter ‘Postscript, Posthuman: Werner Herzog’s “Crocodile” at the End of the World’ which will appear in the upcoming book Animal Biography: Re-framing Animal Liveswhich will be published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2018.

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Episode 85: Han Kang’s the Vegetarian with Caitlin Stobie

Sep 17, 2018 22:20

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In this episode of Knowing Animals I am joined by Caitlin Stobie. We discuss Caitlin’s article ‘The Good Wife? Sibling Species in Han Kang’s The Vegetarian’ which appeared in ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment, Volume 24, Issue 4, 1 April 2018.In this episode of Knowing Animals I am joined by Caitlin Stobie. We discuss Caitlin’s article ‘The Good Wife? Sibling Species in Han Kang’s The Vegetarian’ which appeared in ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment, Volume 24, Issue 4, 1 April 2018.

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Episode 84: Bearing Witness with Alex Lockwood

Sep 10, 2018 28:20

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In this episode of Knowing Animals I am joined by Alex Lockwood. Alex is Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Arts and Creative Industries at the University of Sunderland. We discuss Alex’s article ‘Bodily Encounter, Bearing Witness and the Engaged Activism of the Global Save Movement’ which appeared in the journal 'Animal Studies' in 2018.

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Episode 83: In Vitro Meat with Josh Milburn

Sep 3, 2018 33:24

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In this episode of Knowing Animals I am joined by Josh Milburn. Josh is Associate Lecturer in Political Philosophy at the University of York. We will discuss Josh’s article ‘Chewing Over In Vitro Meat: Animal Ethics, Cannibalism and Social Progress’ which appeared in Res Publica in 2016. 

 

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Protecting Animals 29: Andrew Bartlett

Aug 27, 2018 42:23

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In this very special episode of Knowing Animals I speak to Andrew Bartlett. Andrew is a long standing animal advocate. He has been President of Animal Liberation Queensland, a Senator with the Australian Democrats and a Senator with the Australian Greens. In this interview we talk about live animal exports, sitting in parliament and decades of work for animals. 

 

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The call for papers for the next AASA conference is now open! The conference will be held in Christchurch, New Zealand, July 1 – July 4th, 2019. More information is available here: http://animalstudies.org.au/archives/6303

 

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Protecting Animals 28: Ruth Hatten

Aug 20, 2018 29:58

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In this episode we are joined by Ruth Hatten. Ruth is a long-standing animal advocate who has worked as legal counsel for Voiceless, the animal protection institute. Ruth has also been involved with the Barristers Animal Welfare Panel. More recently, Ruth has established her own company in which she offers nutritional advice to people wishing to transition to a plant based diet, as well as complementally therapies for dogs and cats. 

 

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The call for papers for the next AASA conference is now open! The conference will be held in Christchurch, New Zeeland, July 1 – July 4th, 2019. More information is available here: http://animalstudies.org.au/archives/6303

Episode 82: Veterinary Ethics with Anne Fawcett

Aug 13, 2018 27:46

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In this episode of Knowing Animals I am joined by Anne Fawcett. Anne is a vet and veterinary scholar at the University of Sydney. We will discuss Anne’s recent article ‘Application of Fraser’s “Practical” Ethic in Veterinary Practice, and Its Compatibility with a “One Welfare” Framework’. That article appeared in the journal Animals in 2018. We should acknowledge Anne’s co-authors Siobhan Mullan and Paul McGreevy.

 

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This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by AASA. AASA is the Australasian Animal Studies Association. You can find AASA on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/AASA-Australasian-Animal-Studies-Association-480316142116752/. Join AASA today! The call for papers for the next AASA conference is now open! The conference will be held in Christchurch, New Zeeland, July 1 – July 4th, 2019. More information is available here: http://animalstudies.org.au/archives/6303

 

 

 

 

Episode 81: Sculpting Animals with Lynn Mowson

Aug 6, 2018 33:45

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This episode of Knowing Animals features Lynn Mowson. Lynn has a PhD in fine arts. Lynn helps manage the University of Melbourne’s Human Rights and Animal Ethics Research Network (HRAE). She also runs their monthly ‘Knowing Animals’ reading group and is Vice Chair of AASA. We discuss Lynn’s new book chapter. The chapter is titled ‘Making and Unmaking Mammalian Bodies: Sculptural Practices as Traumatic Testimony’. That chapter will appear in the upcoming book ‘Animaladies’ which is co-edited by Lorri Gruen and Fiona Probyn-Rapsey.

 

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Episode 80: Domestic Animals and Leisure with Jeanette Young

Jul 30, 2018 25:16

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In this episode of Knowing Animals we are joined by Jeanette Young. Jeanette is a lecturer in the School of Health Sciences at the University of South Australia. We discuss her book J. Young and N. Carr (eds) (2018) Domestic Animals, Humans and Leisure – Rights, Welfare and Wellbeing, Routledge.

 

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The call for papers for the next AASA conference is now open! The conference will be held in Christchurch, New Zeeland, July 1 – July 4th, 2019. More information is available here: http://animalstudies.org.au/archives/6303

Episode 79: Dangerous Dogs with Claire Parkinson

Jul 23, 2018 33:39

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In this episode of Knowing Animals I am joined by Claire Parkinson. Claire is professor of Film, Television and Digital Media and co-Director of the Centre for Human Animal Studies at Edge Hill University. We discuss Claire’s book chapter ‘Dangerous Dogs and the Construction of Risk’ which appeared in the 2011 book ‘Human-Animal Studies : Theorizing Animals: Re-Thinking Humanimal Relations’, Which was edited by Nik Taylor, and Tania Signal, and published by Brill.  

 

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Episode 78: In Memoria Karen Dalke

Jul 16, 2018 24:24

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In this special episode of Knowing Animals we remember Karen Dalke. Karen sadly passed this week. Karen was a passionate animal lover and Animal Studies scholar. In particular Karen had a great passion for horses. 

 

Please enjoy this episode and help us celebrate the work of Karen Dalke. 

Protecting Animals 27: The Kangaroo Movie with Mick McIntyre

Jul 9, 2018 21:13

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This episode is from out Protecting Animals series. We speak to Mick McIntyre. Mick is the co-directors of the feature film ‘Kangaroo, a love-hate story’. More information about 'Kangaroo' is available here: http://kangaroothemovie.com.

 

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Episode 77: Empathy and Animal Ethics with Elisa Aaltola

Jul 2, 2018 25:59

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In this episode of Knowing Animals we speak to Elisa Aaltola from the University of East Finland. We discuss her latest book ‘Varieties of Empathy: Moral Psychology and Animal Ethics’ which is published by Rowman & Littlefield.

 

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Episode 76: Dangerous women and veterinary medicine with Andrew Gardiner

Jun 25, 2018 26:45

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In this episode of Knowing Animals I am joined by Andrew Gardiner. Andrew is Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Medicine at the University of Edinburgh. We discuss his article ‘The ‘Dangerous’ Women of Animal Welfare: How British Veterinary Medicine Went to the Dogs’ which appeared in the journal ‘Social History of  Medicine’ in 2014. 

 

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Protecting Animals 26: Linda from Samui Dog and Cat Rescue

Jun 18, 2018 24:20

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This episode of Knowing Animals comes to you from Koh Samui, Thailand where I am attending the Koh Samui International Podcast Festival. I am lucky to be joined by Linda, one of the wonderful Samui Dog and Cat Foundation volunteers. To learn more about Samui Dog and Rescue, and to make a much needed donation, go to: http://www.samuidog.org/LatestNews_en.html

 

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Episode 75: The Habit of being Vegan with Simon Lumsden

Jun 11, 2018 29:37

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In this episode of Knowing Animals I am joined by Simon Lumsden. Simon is Senior Lecturer in philosophy at UNSW. We discuss his journal article ‘Veganism, Normative Change, and Second Nature’. It was published in the journal Environmental Philosophy in 2017.

 

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Episode 74: Animals and Business Ethics with Monique Janssens

Jun 4, 2018 21:14

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This episode of Knowing Animals features Monique Janssens. Monique is a PhD candidate at Erasmus University Rotterdam. We discuss her 2016 journal article ‘The Ethical Responsibility of Companies Toward Animals: A Study of the Expressed Commitment of the Fortune Global 200’ which appeared in the Journal of Corporate Citizenship.

 

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Episode 73: The Ethical Case for Vegetarianism with Mylan Engel Jr.

May 28, 2018 25:25

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This episode of Knowing Animals features Mylan Engel Jr. Mylan is a professor of philosophy at Northern Illinois University. We discuss his paper ‘The Commonsense Case for Ethical Vegetarianism’ which appeared as an open access article in journal ‘Between the Species’ in 2016.

 

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Episode 72: Mustangs and Domestic Horses with Karen Dalke

May 21, 2018 21:53

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In this episode of Knowing Animals we are joined by Karen Dalke. Karen is Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Wisconsin Green Bay. We discuss Karen’s piece that she co-authored with Megan Hunt. It is called ‘Mustangs and Domestic Horses: Examining What We Think We Know About Differences’ and it appeared in Volume 8, Number 2, Spring 2017 edition of Hamanimalia.

 

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Episode 71: Communicating about Animal Rights with Carrie P. Freeman

May 14, 2018 27:43

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In this episode of Knowing Animals we talk to Carrie P. Freeman. Carrie is Associate Professor of Communication at Georgia State University in Atlanta. We discuss Carrie’s book ‘Framing Farming: Communication Strategies for Animal Rights’ which is part of the Critical Animal Studies series and which was published by Brill in 2014.

 

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Episode 70: Environmental Ethics with J. Baird Callicott

May 7, 2018 24:57

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In this episode I am lucky to be joined by J. Baird Callicott. Baird is University Distinguished Research Professor at the University of North Texas. We discuss Baird’s book chapter “The Environmental Omnivore’s Dilemma,” which appeared in a book edited by Ben Bramble and Bob Fischer, titled The Moral Complexities of Eating Meat and published by Oxford University Press in 2015.

 

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Episode 69: Animals and Philosophy of Body with Ralph R. Acampora

Apr 30, 2018 29:32

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In this episode of Knowing Animals I am joined by Ralph R. Acampora. Ralph is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Hofstra University. We discuss Ralph’s book ‘Corporal Compassion: Animal Ethics and Philosophy of Body’ which was published in 2006 by Pittsburgh Press.

 

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Protecting Animals 25: Kim Stallwood

Apr 23, 2018 22:14

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This episode of Knowing Animals is from the Protecting Animals series. I am joined by Kim Stallwood. Kim is a long standing animal advocate, having working for many of the world’s leading animal protection agencies in both the UK and the USA. We talk to Kim about his reflections on that work. They are outlined in his book ‘Growl: Life, Lessons, Hard Truths and Bold Strategies from an Animal Advocate’. Growl was published by Lantern Books in 2014.

 

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Episode 68: Pigs and Pork with Mary Trachsel

Apr 16, 2018 14:51

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In this episode of Knowing Animals I am joined by Mary Trachsel. Mary is an Associate Professor at the University of Iowa. We discuss Mary’s recent book chapter titled ‘The Presence of “Pork” and the Absence of Pigs: Changing Stories of Pigs and People in Iowa’. The chapter appears in a book edited by David Nibert, titled Animal Oppression and Capitalism which was published by Praeger Press in 2017.

 

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Episode 67: Zoopolis with Will Kymlicka

Apr 9, 2018 33:52

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In this episode of Knowing Animals I am thrilled to be joined by Professor Will Kymlicka from Queens University, Canada. We discuss the book he wrote with Sue Donaldson, ‘Zoopolis: A Political Theory of Animal Rights’. It was published by Oxford University Press in 2011.

 

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Episode 66: Animal Slaughter and Capitalism with Marcel Sebastian

Apr 2, 2018 21:39

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In this episode of Knowing Animals I speak to Marcel Sebastian. Marcel is sociologist PhD candidate at the University of Hamburg. We discuss his book chapter ‘Deadly Efficiency: The Impact of Capitalist Production on the “Meat” Industry, Slaughterhouse Workers, and Nonhuman Animals’ which appeared in the book ‘Animal Oppression and Capitalism’ which was edited by David Nibert and published by Praeger in 2017.

 

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Episode 65: Animals and Climate Change with Jeff Sebo

Mar 26, 2018 21:01

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In this episode of Knowing Animals I am joined by Jeff Sebo. We discuss his book chapter ‘Animals and Climate Change’ which will appear in the book ‘Philosophy and Climate Change’ and it will be edited by Mark Budolfson, Tristram McPherson, and David Plunkett and published by Oxford University Press. 

 

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Episode 64: Pigs with Brett Mizelle

Mar 19, 2018 24:24

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In this episode of Knowing Animals I am joined by Professor Brett Mizelle. We discuss his book chapter ‘Unthinkable Visibility: Pigs, Pork, and the Spectacle of Killing and Meat’ which appeared in the book ‘Rendering Nature: Animals, Bodies, Places, Politics’ which was edited by Marguerite S. Shaffer and Phoebe S.K. Young and published by University of Pennsylvania Press in 2015.

 

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Episode 63: Critical Animal Studies with Carol Gigliotti

Mar 12, 2018 24:25

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In this episode of Knowing Animals I speak to artist, advocate and independent scholar Carol Gigliotti. Today we will focus on Carol’s book chapter ‘The Struggle for Compassion and Justice through Critical Animal Studies’, which was published in 2015 as part of the Oxford Handbook of Animal Studies.

 

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Episode 62: Hearing and Smelling Animals in Literature with Sune Borkfelt

Mar 5, 2018 24:06

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In this episode of Knowing Animals I am joined by Sune Borkfelt who is a PhD Fellow at School of Communication and Culture, Aarhus University, Denmark. Today we will discuss Sune’s forthcoming book chapter ‘Sensing Slaughter: Exploring the Sounds and Smells of Nonhuman Literary Encounters’, which will appear in a book edited by Jessica Ullrich and Alexandra Böhm, and which will be part of Rombach’s Cultural Animals Studies.

 

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Episode 61: Evil in Nature with Oscar Horta

Feb 26, 2018 20:28

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In this episode of Knowing Animals we speak to Oscar Horta about his journal article ‘The Problem of Evil in Nature: Evolutionary Basis of the prevalence of Disvalue’ which appeared in the journal ‘Relations’ in 2015. 

 

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Episode 60: The Absurdity of Dairy with Jody Emel

Feb 19, 2018 18:25

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This episode of Knowing Animals features Professor Jody Emel from the Graduate School of Geography at Clark University. We discuss her upcoming journal article ‘Evaluation of the Land Grab: Absurdism, Decolonialism, and Postanthropocentrism’ which will soon be published in a special issue of the journal 'Resources'.

 

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Episode 59: Burger with Carol J Adams

Feb 12, 2018 23:11

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In this episode of Knowing Animals we are lucky to be joined by Carol J. Adams. We discuss Carol's new book 'Burger' which was published by Bloomsbury Publishing in 2018.

 

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Episode 58: Animal Rights in Palestine and Israel with Esther Alloun

Feb 5, 2018 18:39

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This episode of Knowing Animals features Esther Alloun from the University of Wollongong. We discuss her article ‘’That’s the beauty of it, it’s very simple!’ Animal rights and settler colonialism in Palestine–Israel’ which appeared in the journal Settler Colonial Studies in December 2017.  

 

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Protecting Animals 24: Martin Dingle Wall

Jan 29, 2018 27:57

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This episode of Knowing Animals is part of the Protecting Animals series. I am lucky to be joined by actor, producer and writer Martin Dingle Wall. Martin has appeared in many Australian series including Home and Away, Underbelly and Upper Middle Bogan. Martin now lives in LA and recently stared in the indie hit movie Happy Hunting. Martin is also a passionate animals and regularly uses his profile to raise animal issues. 

 

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Episode 57: Animal Politics and Policy with Peter Chen

Jan 22, 2018 29:41

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In this episode of Knowing Animals we speak to Dr. Peter Chen from the University of Sydney about his book 'Animal Welfare in Australia: Politics and Policy’ which was published by Sydney University Press in 2016.

 

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Episode 56: The Political Turn with Robert Garner

Jan 15, 2018 28:43

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In this episode of Knowing Animals we are joined by Prof. Robert Garner from the University of Leicester. We discuss his book chapter 'Animals, Politics and Democracy' which appeared in the book that Robert co-edited with Siobhan O'Sullivan. The book is called 'The Political Turn in Animal Ethics' and is published by Rowman & Littlefield. 

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Protecting Animals 23: Ryan Alexander and Guy James Whitworth from No Meat May

Jan 8, 2018 32:30

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This episode of Knowing Animals is from the Protecting Animals series. We are joined by not one, but two special guests: Ryan Alexander and Guy James Whitworth. They talk to us about their No Meat May initiative! Learn more about No Meat May here: http://www.nomeatmay.net.

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Episode 55: Why be vegan with Dan Hooley

Jan 1, 2018 30:35

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This episode comes out of Switzerland. I speak to Dan Hooley. Dan is a PhD candidate in philosophy at the University of Toronto. We discuss his book chapter ‘A Moral Argument for Veganism’ which he co-authored with Nathan Nobis. It appeared in the edited collection ‘Philosophy Comes to Dinner: Arguments About the Ethics of Eating’ which was published by Routledge in 2016. 

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Protecting Animals 22: Reineke Hameleers from Eurogroup for Animals

Dec 18, 2017 29:47

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This episode of Knowing Animals comes to you from Brussels and features Reineke Hameleers from Eurogroup for Animals. We talk about all thing European, political and animal welfare. 

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Episode 54: political representation for animals and plants with Alfonso Donoso

Dec 4, 2017 23:02

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This episode of Knowing Animals is from Switzerland. I am joined by  Alfonso Donoso. Alfonso is an Assistant professor in political science at the Institute for Political Science, at Chile’s Catholic University. Today we will discuss his piece ‘Representing non-human interests’ which appeared in the journal Environmental Values in 2017.

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Episode 53: the 3Rs with Charlotte Blattner

Nov 20, 2017 29:15

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This episode of Knowing Animals comes from Switzerland. I speak to Dr. Charlotte Blattner, currently at Queens University, Canada, about her book chapter ‘Rethinking the 3Rs: From Whitewashing to Rights, which appears in the 2018 book ‘Animal Experimentation: Working Towards a Paradigm Change’, published by Brill.

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Episode 52: Hunting the Thylacine with Carol Freeman

Nov 6, 2017 42:33

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Dr. Carol Freeman is from the University of Tasmania. Today we talk about her book chapter ‘The Last Image: Julia Leigh’s The Hunter as Film’ which appeared in the book ‘Animal Death’ which was edited by Jay Johnston and Fiona Probyn-Rapsey and published by Sydney University Press in 2013. Carol's other book 'Paper Tigers' is available here: https://www.amazon.com/Paper-Tiger-Pictures-Shaped-Thylacine/dp/0992279178

 

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Episode 51: Horses, slavery and history with Charlotte Carrington-Farmer

Oct 23, 2017 18:30

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This of Knowing Animals features Dr Charlotte Carrington-Farmer, Assistant Professor in the Department of History at Roger Williams University in the US. We discuss her book chapter ‘Trading Horses in the Eighteenth Century: Rhode Island and the Atlantic World’ which will appear in the book Equine Cultures: Horses, Human Society, and the Discourse of Modernity, 1700-Present, which was co-edited by Kristen Guest and Monica Mattfeld and which will be published by University of Chicago Press in 2017.

 

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Episode 50: Dolphin Agency with C. Scott Taylor

Oct 9, 2017 26:54

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This episode of Knowing Animals features C. Scott Taylor. from the University of Sunshine Coast. We discuss his paper “The Agency of Dolphins: Towards Inter-species Embassies as Sites of Engagement with ‘Significant Otherness’” It appeared in Geographical Research in 2013.

 

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Episode 49: Jack the Ripper the Slaughterman With Andrew Knight

Sep 25, 2017 18:00

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This episode of Knowing Animals features Dr. Andrew Knight, Professor of Animal Welfare and Ethics, & Director, Centre for Animal Welfare, University of Winchester. We discuss Andrew's latest publication ‘Was Jack the Ripper a Slaughterman? Human-Animal Violence and the World’s Most Infamous Serial Killer’ which appeared in journal 'Animals' in 2017. The article was co-authored by Katherine D. Watson. 

 

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Episode 48: Sheep with Philip Armstrong

Sep 11, 2017 23:11

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This episode of Knowing Animals features Associate Professor Philip Armstrong. Philip is based on the Department of English, at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand. Philip is also a co-director of the New Zealand Centre for Human-Animal Studies. In this episode we discuss Philips latest book ‘Sheep’. It is part of the ‘Animal’ series edited by Jonathan Bart. It was published by Reaktion Books in 2016.

 

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Episode 47: Animals, Insurance and Domestic Violence with Tania Signal

Aug 28, 2017 16:18

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This episode of Knowing Animals features Associate Professor Tania Signal from the School of Health, Medical and Applied Sciences at Central Queensland University. We discuss her paper ‘Double Jeopardy: Insurance, animal harm & domestic violence’ which appeared in the journal Violence Against Women in 2017. That paper was co-authored by Nik Taylor, Karena Burke and Luke Branlow.

 

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Episode 46: Buying free range eggs with Rachel Ankeny

Aug 14, 2017 17:39

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This episode of Knowing Animals features Prof. Rachel Ankeny from the Department of History at the University of Adelaide. It is focused on her journal article co-authored with Heather Bray. The article is titled ‘Happy Chickens Lay Tastier Eggs: Motivations for Buying Free-range Eggs in Australia’. It was published in the journal Anthrozoos in May 2017.

 

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Episode 45: Researching animals for the animals with Nik Taylor

Jul 31, 2017 16:24

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This episode of Knowing Animals features Associate Professor Nik Taylor. Nik is from the School of Social and Policy Studies at Flinders University. Nik is a prolific Animal Studies scholar. In this episode we discuss Nik’s new book ‘Ethnography after Humanism’ which she has co-authored with Lindsay Hamilton and which is published by Palgrave Macmillan.

 

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Episode 44: Domestic Dogs with James Serpell

Jul 17, 2017 24:27

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This episode of Knowing Animals features Prof. James Serpell. James is Marie A. Moore Professor of Ethics & Animal Welfare, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. He is also Director, Center for the Interaction of Animals and Society. We discuss his recently updated and re-issued book ‘The Domestic Dog’. It is an edited collection, published by Cambridge University Press.

 

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Episode 43: Writing the Fleischgeist with Hayley Singer

Jul 3, 2017 24:29

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In this episode of Knowing Animals we are joined by a very special guest, Dr. Hayley Singer from the University of Melbourne. Hayley has a PhD in creative writing and is interested in ecological and feminist theories of flesh, fiction, avant-garde writing practices and philosophy. Today we will consider Hayley’s piece ‘Writing the Fleischgeist’ which appears in the Animal Studies Journal in 2016.

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Episode 42: The Literary Bird with Susan Pyke

Jun 19, 2017 29:59

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In this episode of Knowing Animals we are joined by a very special guest, Dr. Susan Pyke from the University of Melbourne. Sue has a PhD from the School of Culture and Communications. Her interests are centred around literature and the nonhuman. Today we will consider Sue’s piece ‘Divine Wings: Literary Flights between the Cyclic Avian in Emily Brontë’s Poems and Oblivia’s Swan Song in Alexis Wright’s The Swan Book’ which appeared in the journal ‘Otherness’ in 2016.

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Protecting Animals 21: Author David Simon

Jun 5, 2017 18:48

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In this episode of Knowing Animals we speak to David Simon. Dave is a US based lawyer, animal advocate and author. He is author of the book Meatonomics and in this episode of Knowing Animals he explains the economics of animal subsidies in the US and Australia. 


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Episode 41: Straying with Barbara Creed

May 22, 2017 33:40

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In this special episode of Knowing Animals we speak to Prof. Barbara Creed. Until recently, Barb was Professor of Film Studies at the University of Melbourne. Barb is well know as the author of the classic film studies text ‘The Monstrous-Feminie’. More recently Barb has turned her attention to Animal Studies and in this episode we discuss her brand new book ‘Stray: Human-Animal Ethics in the Anthropocene’. Stray is published by Power Polemics. 

 

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Protecting Animals 20: Photographer Jo-Anne McArthur

May 8, 2017 27:23

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In this episode we speak to photographer Jo-Anne McArthur. Jo was featured in 'The Ghosts in our Machines' documentary: http://www.theghostsinourmachine.com. Jo has documented the lives of animals all around the world. Those images are available via the 'We Animals' website and book: http://weanimals.org.

 

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Episode 40: Human Evil and Animal Suffering with Guy Scotton

Apr 24, 2017 37:04

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In this episode of Knowing Animals we speak to Guy Scotton. We consider his book chapter ‘Interspecies Atrocities and Politics of Memory’ which appears in the soon to be available book ‘Ethical and Political Approaches to Nonhuman Animal Issues: towards an Undivided Future’. That book is edited by Andrew Woodhall and Gabriel Garmendia da Trindade.

 

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Episode 39: Dogs of Democracy with Mary Zournazi

Apr 10, 2017 23:24

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In this episode of Knowing Animals we speak to Dr. Mary Zournazi. Mary is Senior Lecturer in sociology at UNSW. We discuss Mary's documentary 'Dogs of Democracy'. You can purchase your copy of Dogs of Democracy here: http://www.roninfilms.com.au/feature/13955/dogs-of-democracy.html

 

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by AASA. AASA is the Australasian Animal Studies Association. It is the membership organisation for Animal Studies scholars. Are you registered for the ASSA conference? I hope to see you in Adelaide July 3 - 5: http://animalstudies.org.au/conferences

Episode 38: Protecting Elephants from Zoos with Lisa Kane

Mar 27, 2017 33:30

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In this episode of Knowing Animals we speak to Lisa Kane. Lisa is a lawyer and is passionate about the plight of elephants in zoos. Today we discuss her article from May 2010, 'A Case Study of African Elephants Journey from Switzerland to US Zoos in 2003: a questions of commerce and a tale of Brinkmanship’ which was published in Journal of Animal Law.

 

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you the AASA - the Australasian Animal Studies Association. Will you be at their Adelaide conference in 2017? I hope so. See you there!

Episode 37: Animal captivity with Elan Abrell

Mar 13, 2017 16:39

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This episode of Knowing Animals comes to you from New York University. I speak to Dr. Elan Abrell. Elan is based in the Urban Studies Department at Queens Colleague, City University of New York. We discuss his book chapter ‘Lively Sanctuaries: A Shabbat of Animal Sacer’ which appeared in the book ‘Animals, Biopolitics, Law: Lively Legalities’, which was published by Routledge in 2016.

Protecting Animals 19: Mariann Sullivan from Our Hen House

Feb 27, 2017 21:32

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This episode of Knowing Animals comes to you from New York. I speak to Mariann Sullivan from Our Hen House. Our Hen House is a media hub for animal advocates. Mariann is an animal lawyer, academic, and podcaster.

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by AASA. AASA is the Australasian Animal Studies Association. AASA is a peak body of Animal Studies scholars. Join AASA today!

Episode 36: Animals in zoos with Dale Jamieson

Feb 13, 2017 25:37

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This episode of Knowing Animals comes to you from New York University. I am joined by Professor Dale Jamieson, Professor of Environmental Studies and Philosophy at New York University. We discuss the chapter on zoos from his 2003 book Morality’s Progress: essays on humans, other animals, and the rest of nature.

This episode is brought to you by AASA. The Australasian Animal Studies Association's conference is coming up very soon. Have you registered yet?

Episode 35: Animals are not a metaphor with Una Chaudhuri

Jan 30, 2017 25:08

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This episode of Knowing Animals comes to you from New York University. I am joined by a very special guest, Professor Una Chaudhuri, Professor of English, Drama and Environmental Studies. We discuss her co-edited book 'Animal Acts: Performing Species Today’ which was published by the University of Michigan in 2014.

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you AASA. AASA is the Australasian Animal Studies Association. Information about its 2017 conference is out now. Get involved. It will be fantastic! 

Episode 34: Entangled Empathy with Lori Gruen

Jan 16, 2017 19:21

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This episode of Knowing Animals comes to you from the US where I am attending the Fellow Travellers conference organised by today's guest, Lori Gruen, and the Animals & Society Institute. 

In today's episode I speak to philosopher Prof. Lori Gruen about her book Entangled Empathy: An Alternative Ethic for Our Relationships with Animals which was published by Lantern in 2015.

This episode is brought to you by the nice people at AASA. AASA is Australia's Animal Studies Association. Learn more about AASA here: https://www.facebook.com/AASA-Australasian-Animal-Studies-Association-480316142116752/?fref=ts.

Please forgive the sound. The equipment isn't working so well in the US. 

 

Episode 33: A vegetarian state of mind with Ken Shapiro

Jan 2, 2017 17:06

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Once again I come to you from the Fellow Travellers conference in the US. This time I speak to psychologist and founder of the Animals & Society Institute, as well as the journal Society & Animals, Ken Shapiro. We discuss his 2015 article ‘“I am a Vegetarian”: Reflections on a Way of Being’.

Again the sound quality is not great. My sound equipment got damaged on the flight from Australia to the US. I am crying into my laptop as I type this message. Please be patient and kind. 

This episode is brought to you by our friends at the Australasian Animal Studies Association. AASA works for Animal Studies scholars. I'm a member. You should be a member also. Join today!

 

Episode 32: Is Vegan Enough with Robert C. Jones

Dec 19, 2016 20:24

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This episode of Knowing Animals comes to you from New England USA, from the Animals & Society 'Fellow Travellers' conference. 

In this episode I speak to Robert C. Jones who is Associate Professor in philosophy at California State University. We discuss his book chapter titled ‘Veganisms’ which appears in the book ‘Critical Perspectives on Veganism’ which was published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2015.

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by AASA. AASA is the Australasian Animal Studies Association. AASA brings Animal Studies scholars together and they need your membership support. Join today!

Once again the sound quality of this episode is not great. I think my sound equipment was damaged on the trip to the US :-( I am really sorry about the background noise. Please be patient as I investigate the damage to the equipment. 

If you would like to make me feel better about my equipment being damaged, please leave a 5 star review with iTunes. Reviews impress the people at iTunes and it results in them listing Knowing Animals as a 'what's hot' podcast. That makes it easier for other people to find it and learn more about animal issues. Thanks!

Protecting Animals 18: Catherine Doyle from PAWS

Dec 5, 2016 17:37

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This episode comes to you from the Animals & Society Institute conference in the US. I speak to Catherine Doyle. Catherine is Director of Science, Research & Advocacy with Performing Animal Welfare Society (PAWS).

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by AASA. Join AASA today for just $50. Support the organisation that supports you.

Again, this recording was made in suboptimal conditions. Please forgive the background noise!

Episode 31: Mourning animals with Margo DeMello

Nov 21, 2016 15:26

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This episode of Knowing Animals comes to you from Wesleyan University in the USA. I am attending the Animals & Society Institute's Animal Studies conference. 

In this episode I speak to Margo DeMello about the book she edited called 'Mourning Animals: rituals and practices surrounding animal death' which was published by Michigan State University Press in 2016. 

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by the Australasian Animal Studies Association (AASA). AASA represents you so join today: http://animalstudies.org.au.

This episode was recorded with other (noisy) people in the room. The strange noises you hear in the background should be ignored. Sorry!!!!!! 

Episode 30: Deliberating about animals with Lucy J Parry

Nov 7, 2016 21:04

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This episode of Knowing Animals comes to you from the Australian Political Studies Association (APSA) 2016 conference held at UNSW, Australia. 

I speak to Lucy J Parry who is a PhD student at Sheffield University in the UK. She spoke as part of APSA's first panel on animals. 

In this episode of Knowing Animals we speak to Lucy about her upcoming book chapter 'Deliberative Democracy and Animals: Not so Strange Bedfellows' which appears in the book 'The Political Turn in Animal Ethics' which is published by Rowman International: http://www.rowmaninternational.com/books/the-political-turn-in-animal-ethics.

This episode is brought to you by AASA. AASA represents Animal Studies scholars. It depends on membership so please join today: https://www.facebook.com/AASA-Australasian-Animal-Studies-Association-480316142116752/ 

Please note that a recording problem means that the introduction music isn't included in this episode. Sorry to people who listen just for the intro music. It will be back next episode!

Episode 29: Knowing Birds with Tim Low

Oct 24, 2016 30:07

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Tim Low is a well know author, having written such classics as 'Feral Futures' and 'The New Nature'. His latest book 'Where Song Began: Australia's birds and how they changed to world' is published by Penguin Books. In this episode of Knowing Animals he talks about Australian birds and our relationship with wildlife. 


This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you the Australasian Animal Studies Association (AASA). AASA is ace and it needs your membership to fund its activities such as its wonderful Animal Studies conferences. Join today! 

Episode 28: Performing Animals with Peta Tait

Oct 10, 2016 25:00

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In this episode of Knowing Animals we speak to Prof. Peta Tait from La Trobe University. We discuss her new book 'Fighting Nature: travelling Menageries, animal acts and war shows' published by Sydney University Press.

 

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by the Australasian Animal Studies Association (AASA). Check out the AASA blog here: http://animalstudies.org.au/archives/category/blog.

 

Also, Knowing Animals needs your help. Please take a moment to visit iTunes and leave a review of Knowing Animals. You can do it here: https://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/knowing-animals/id997543452?mt=2. While you're there, why not subscribe? Reviews and subscriptions moves us up in the iTunes top 200. This makes it easier to find Knowing Animals and to learn all about our animal friends!  

Protecting Animals 17: Elizabeth Usher aka MC Pony

Sep 26, 2016 22:34

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This episode of Knowing Animals is from our Protecting Animals series. We speak to Elizabeth Usher, songwriter and hip hop artist who performs 'mindful rhymes for kinder times'. We discuss using music to create social change. 

MC Pony will be the opening act at the Living Green Festival in Canberra on Sunday October 2. Get down there! 

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by AASA. Check them out on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/AASA-Australasian-Animal-Studies-Association-480316142116752/.

Don't forget to leave a review on iTunes. Reviews keep the animals in the spotlight!

Episode 27: The Holocaust and Animal Rights with Tony Milligan

Sep 12, 2016 32:20

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In this very special episode of Knowing Animals we speak to Dr Tony Milligan. Tony is an ethicist. He is currently a teaching fellow at King’s College London. Tony has published extensively on animal issues. Today we will be discussing a chapter from his book ‘Animal Ethics: the basics’ published by Routledge. The chapter is titled ‘The Holocaust Analogy’.

 

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by AASA. The Australasian Animal Studies Association, or ASSA, is the membership body for academic, artists and advocates interests in animal issues. AASA is the best way to hear about new book and animal-related conference. If you are not a member of AASA you should be. I’m a member. Join now at their webpage or look for them on Facebook

Episode 26: Political representation for animals with Dan Lyons

Aug 29, 2016 37:56

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This episode of Knowing Animals comes to you from Sheffield. We talk to Dr. Dan Lyons from the Centre for Animals and Social Justice. Dan is a expert in public policy and animal welfare. In this episode we talk about his upcoming book chapter ‘Animal Protection Policy in the UK: From Symbolic Reassurance to Democratic Representation’, which will appear in the book ‘The Political Turn in Animal Ethics’ which will be published by Rowman and Littlefield International in October this year.

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by our friends at the Australasian Animal Studies Association: https://www.facebook.com/AASA-Australasian-Animal-Studies-Association-480316142116752/

Episode 25: Marilyn Monroe and Animal Protection with Robert McKay

Aug 15, 2016 34:19

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This episode of Knowing Animals is part of our UK series. We are joined by Dr. Robert McKay from the University of Sheffield. We discuss his book chapter 'Animal life and moral agencies in post-war cinema: Velma Johnston, Marilyn Monroe, Arthur Miller and John Huston's the Misfits' Which appeared in the book ‘Animal Life and the Moving Image’. That book was published by Palgrave in 2016.

 

This episode is brought to you by AASA - the Australasian Animal Studies Association. Join today! 

Episode 24: Labour Rights for Animals with Alasdair Cochrane

Aug 1, 2016 22:16

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This episode of Knowing Animals comes all the way from the UK. We speak to Dr. Alasdair Cochrane from the University of Sheffield about his book chapter 'Labour Rights for Animals' which will appear in the upcoming book 'The Political Turn in Animal Ethics'. 

 

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by AASA - the Australasian Animal Studies Association. Join today and help support the organisation that supports Animal Studies. 

Episode 23: Writing about dingo with Rowena Lennox

Jul 18, 2016 23:14

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In this episode of Knowing Animals we talk to Rowena Lennox from UTS about her writing about Dingos. We discuss her piece ‘Apex Predators’ which appears in the highly respected literary journal ‘Meanjin’ in 2014. 

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by the Australasian Animal Studies Association. Are you a member? You should be. Join today! 

Protecting Animals 16: Nathan Runkle from Mercy for Animals

Jul 4, 2016 22:12

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In this episode from the Protecting Animals series I speak to Nathan Runkle founder and CEO of Mercy for Animals. He explains why he established the organisations and how it has grown and changed over the years. 

This episode is brought to you my AASA - the Australasia Animal Studies Association. Join ASSA for just $50 a year and be the first to know about Animal Studies events around the world. Join here: http://animalstudies.org.au

Protecting Animals 15: Phillip Hall from Animal Liberation NSW

Jun 20, 2016 27:53

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This episode of Knowing Animals is from the Protecting Animals series. We talk to Phillip Hall from Animal Liberation NSW. Phillip is the education officer and is actively involved in circus protests and social media outreach. This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by the Australasian Animal Studies Association (AASA). Join AASA now! 

Episode 22: Animal Law in China with Amanda Whitfort

Jun 6, 2016 22:24

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This very special episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you from Hong Kong. We speak to Associate Professor Amanda Whitfort from the Faculty of Law at the University of Hong Kong. Amanda is an expert in animal law and today we will be discussing her paper ‘Evaluating China’s Draft Animal Protection Law’ which was published in the Sydney Law Review in 2012.

This episode is brought to you by AASA - the Australasian Animal Studies Association. 

 

Protecting Animals 14: Fiona Woodhouse from SPCA Hong Kong

May 23, 2016 24:27

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This episode of Knowing Animals comes to you from Hong Kong. We talk to Dr. Fiona Woodhouse, deputy director of animal welfare at SPCA Hong Kong. She tells us about animal welfare issues in Hong Kong and what the SPCA is doing to make the lives of animals better. 

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by AASA - the Australasian Animal Studies Association. 

Live 1: Lindsay McDougall from Frenzal Rhomb & Triple J

May 9, 2016 37:48

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Happy 1st birthday Knowing Animals! The celebrate our 1st birthday Knowing Animals recorded a live episode with musician, entertainer, vegan and animal advocate Lindsay McDougall. 

Lindsay talks about his journey toward veganism, what it's like as a member of the vegan community, and ends with a couple of songs. So much fun!

This special episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by AASA - the Australasian Animal Studies Association. 

Follow Knowing Animals on Twitter @knowing_animals. Follow Siobhan on twitter @so_s and like us on Facebook at 'Knowing Animals'. Finally, don't forget to leave a review at iTunes! 

Episode 21: the ethics of animal research with Denise Russell

Apr 25, 2016 29:19

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In this episode of Knowing Animals we speak to Dr. Denise Russell. Denise is a philosopher and research fellow at the Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts at the University of Wollongong. In addition to being an ethicist Denise is also an animal advocate. One of her areas of interest is animal research. We talk to her about why alternatives are developing so slowly in Australia. 

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by the Australasian Animal Studies Association (AASA). Join now!

Protecting Animals 13: Jessica Bailey from the Cruelty Free Shop

Apr 11, 2016 16:01

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This episode of Knowing Animals is from our Protecting Animals series. We speak to Jessica Bailey from the Cruelty Free Shop. She explains what motivated her to establish a vegan business and she also answers the age old question; which city is better: Sydney of Melbourne! 


This episode of Knowing Animals is sponsored by the Australasian Animal Studies Association (AASA). Are you a member? 

Protecting Animals 12: Bidda Jones from RSPCA Australia

Mar 28, 2016 22:27

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In this episode of Knowing Animals we speak to Bidda Jones from RSPCA Australia. We discuss her work on live animal exports and her new book 'Backlash': https://shop.animalsaustralia.org/products/backlash.

This episode of Knowing Animals is sponsored by AASA: http://animalstudies.org.au.

Following Knowing Animals on twitter @knowing_animals and Facebook at Knowing Animals.

Join us for a live recording of Knowing Animals in Sydney on Monday May 2: http://www.meetup.com/Podcasting-Sydney/events/229567571/

Episode 20: Sex with Vegans (or not) with Annie Potts

Mar 14, 2016 21:25

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In this episode of Knowing Animals we speak to Associate Professor Annie Potts from the New Zealand Centre for Human-Animal Studies at the University of Canterbury. We discuss her co-authored paper ‘Vegan Sexuality: Challenging Heteronormative Masculinity through Meat-free Sex’ which appeared in the journal Feminism & Psychology in 2010. 

Protecting Animals 11: Nicola Beynon from World Animal Protection

Feb 29, 2016 17:36

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In this episode of Protecting Animals we speak to Nicola Beynon from World Animal Protection. Nicola is the Head of Campaigns - Australia. She talks to us about a new campaign to establish a Commonwealth, independent office for animal welfare in Australia. This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by the Australasian Animal Studies Association (AASA). Join now!

Episode 19: Vegan Killjoys at the Table with Richard Twine

Feb 15, 2016 24:12

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In this episode of Knowing Animals we speak to Richard Twine about his article "Vegan Killjoys at the Table—Contesting Happiness and Negotiating Relationships with Food Practices" which appeared in Societies in 2014. This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by AASA - the Australasian Animals Studies Association. 

Protecting Animals 10: Kym Staton from Sydney Vegan Club

Feb 1, 2016 19:09

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In this episode of Knowing Animals we speak to Kym Staton founder of the Sydney Vegan Club and Films for Change. 

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by the Australasian Animal Studies Association (AASA). Join today! 

Protecting Animals 9: Gordon Renouf from Good on You

Jan 18, 2016 17:54

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In this episode of Knowing Animals I speak to Gordon Renouf who is CEO of Good on You. Good for You is working to create apps that allow consumers to understand their consumption choices harm animals. You can learn more about Good on You here: http://goodonyou.org.au. This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by the Australasian Animal Studies Association (AASA). Join now here: http://animalstudies.org.au.  

Episode 18: Girls, Horses and Conflict with Nikki Savvides

Jan 4, 2016 21:53

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In this episode of Knowing Animals I speak to Nikki Savvides  from Sydney University. We discuss Nikki's piece “Loving-knowing” women and horses: Symbolic connections, real life conflicts and “natural horsemanship” which appeared in H U M a N I M A L I A in 2011. We also talk about Nikki's work with elephants in Thailand. This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by AASA: https://www.facebook.com/AASA-Australasian-Animal-Studies-Association-480316142116752/. Are you a member yet? 

Episode 17: Learning to love predators with Arian Wallach

Dec 22, 2015 20:47

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In the episode of Knowing Animals I speak to Arian Wallach from the Centre for Compassionate Conservation at UTS. We talk about Arian's co-authored paper ‘Promoting Predators and Compassionate Conservation’ which appeared in the journal Conservation Biology in 2015.

Protecting Animals 8: Amanda Richman from the Animal Law Committee

Dec 14, 2015 23:31

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In this episode of Knowing Animals I speak to Amanda Richman from the NSW Young Lawyers Animal Law Committee. Amanda is Chair of the committee and a practicing lawyer. We talk about what lawyers can do to aid animals and her work organising a regular animal law conference. This episode of Knowing Animals is sponsored by the Australasian Animal Studies Association (AASA). 

Protecting Animals 7: Rodney Todd from Spokey Blokeys

Dec 5, 2015 14:51

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In this very special episode of Knowing Animals I share a laugh and a chat with comedian, podcaster (Spokey Blokeys), musician and vegan-about-town Rodney Todd. We talk about vegan junk food, making people laugh about animal rights, and using celebrities to promote veganims. We also battle it out for biggest hair! 

Episode 16: Whaling and the High Seas with David Mence

Nov 30, 2015 18:48

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In this episode of Knowing Animals, David Mence from the University of Melbourne talks about whaling, anti-whaling, the use of the harpoon, Sea Shepherd and whale communication. 

Protecting Animals 6: Katrina Fox

Nov 16, 2015 20:43

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In this episode of Protecting Animals we speak to Katrina Fox. Katrina has been involved in animal activism in the UK and Australia. She is a journalist and author and has recently published her first sole authored book: 'Vegan Ventures: Start and Grow an Ethical Business'.  

Protecting Animals 5: Shatha Hamade from Animals Australia

Nov 14, 2015 16:50

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In this episode of Knowing Animals we speak to Shatha Hamade from Animals Australia. She has worked from the RSPCA South Australia; was Young Lawyer of the Year; and was very involved in exposing the blooding of greyhounds in Australia. She talks about animals and the law. 

Episode 15: Animal pleasure with Jonathan Balcombe

Nov 9, 2015 18:30

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Jonathan Balcombe from the Washington DC based Humane Society University discusses his article ‘Animal pleasure and its moral significance’ which appeared in Applied Animal Behaviour Science in 2009. Jonathan explains why we should take animal pleasure much more seriously. 

Protecting Animals 4: Di Evans from RSPCA South Australia

Oct 29, 2015 27:02

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In this episode of Knowing Animals we speak to Di Evans, the animal welfare office with RSPCA South Australia (SA). She is working to ban jumps racing in SA. 

Episode 14: Ecological justice and animals with David Schlosberg

Oct 12, 2015 23:46

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In this episode of Knowing Animals we talk to Professor David Schlosberg from the Sydney Environment Institute, at the University of Sydney, about his co-edited book 'Political Animals and Animal Politics' which came out in 2015 and is part of the Palsgrave Macmillan series on Animal Ethics. 

Protecting Animals 3: Christine Townend from Animal Liberation and Help in Suffering

Oct 2, 2015 21:55

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In this episode of Protection Animals I speak to Chris Townend who founded Animal Liberation NSW, Animals and Australia and who worked for animals in India for many years. 

Protecting Animals 2: Senator Lee Rhiannon from the Australian Greens

Sep 29, 2015 18:43

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This episode of Knowing Animals is from the Protecting Animals series. I speak to Senator Lee Rhiannon from the Australian Greens about her work as the Greens Animal Welfare Spokesperson. Lee shared that latest on ag-gag in federal parliament, as well as her work to establish an independent office of animal welfare and live animal exports. 

Episode 13: Dingos, race and purity with Fiona Probyn-Rapsey

Sep 27, 2015 15:52

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In this special Knowing Animals episode Siobhan O'Sullivan speaks to Fiona Probyn-Rapsey about her paper 'Dingoes and dog-whistling: a cultural politics of race and species in Australia' which will appear in the Animal Studies Journal in coming weeks. This episode is also available as a video on Youtube so if you would like to see what we look like, you can! 

Episode 12: Jumps racing, horse deaths and social media with Phil McManus

Sep 15, 2015 21:12

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In this episode of Knowing Animals we speak to Prof. Phil McManus from Sydney University. We talk about his co-authored article 'The construction of human-animal relations: the national jumps day 2013 at Te Rapa, Hamilton, New Zealand’ which appeared in ‘New Zealand Geographer’ volume 70 issue 3, pages 190-200. He explains how the media reported the death of jumps racing horses and the impact of social media on the coverage. 

Protecting Animals 1: Emmanuel Giuffre from Voiceless

Sep 12, 2015 24:05

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In this first episode in the Protecting Animals series Siobhan O'Sullivan speaks to Emmanuel Giuffre from Voiceless about what drives him to work for animals; the role the law can play in change; dairy cows; and much more. 

Episode 11: Regulating animals with Jed Goodfellow

Aug 29, 2015 18:37

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In this episode of Knowing Animals, Jed Goodfellow, PhD candidate at Macquarie University and RSPCA Australia policy advisor talks about his book chapter 'Regulatory Capture and the Welfare of Farm Animals in Australia' which will appear in the upcoming book 'Animal Welfare Law and Science: International Perspectives' edited by Deborah Cao and Steven White. He explains why Departments of Primary Industries should not be responsible for animal welfare. 

Episode 10: Political Animals with Siobhan O'Sullivan

Aug 16, 2015 19:30

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In this very special episode of Knowing Animals the podcast Dr. Clare McCausland turns the tables and interviews Dr. Siobhan O'Sullivan from UNSW about her 2011 book 'Animals, Equality and Democracy'. 

Episode 9: Liberating animals with Peter Singer

Aug 13, 2015 21:48

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In this episode of Knowing Animals we speak to Prof. Peter Singer about his iconic book 'Animals Liberation' (1975) and its legacy. We also discuss how his work has been received and what, if anything, he could have done differently. It's available now, and it's free!

Episode 8: Milking other men's beasts with Erica Fudge

Aug 6, 2015 20:00

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In this epiosde of Knowing Animals Siobhan O'Sullivan talks to Erica Fudge about her piece 'Milking Other Men's Beasts' from History and Theory 52, pp. 13 - 28. We discover the place of cows in history. 

Episode 7: Not looking at animals with Anat Pick

Jul 18, 2015 19:00

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In this episode of Knowing Animals Anat Pick talks about her latest work Why not look at animals which appeared in NECSUS, the European Journal of Media Studies in Spring 2015.

Episode 6: Human and the Beast with Jeffrey Masson

Jul 14, 2015 25:13

Description:

This episode is the official launch of Knowing Animals the podcast. The launch took place at the Animal Publics conference held at the University of Melbourne, in front of a live audience. The episide features best selling author Jeffrey Masson talking about his latest book 'Beasts: what animals can teach us about the origins of good and evil', published by Bloomsbury Press in 2014. 

Episode 5: Animal Factories with Yvette Watt

Jul 10, 2015 19:42

Description:

In this epiode of Knowing Animals the podcast we talk to Dr. Yvette Watt from the University of Tasmania about her photographic series 'Animal Factories'. To view some of the photos from the series go to the Knowing Animals facebook page; the Dr. Siobhan O'Sullivan facebook page; of the @knowing_animals twitter feed. This episode is free, but your reviews on iTunes are very much apprecaited! 

Episode 4: Whips, racehorses and policy change with Paul McGreevy

Jun 23, 2015 31:47

Description:

In this epside of Knowing Animals Dr. Paul McGreevy from the University of Sydney talks about his paper ‘Whip use by jockeys in a sample of Australian thoroughbred races – an observational study’ which appeared in PLOS ONE in March 2012. He also talks about his policy work trying to create policy change around the use of whips on racehorses in Australia. 

Episode 3: Property Rights for Nonhuman Animals with John Hadley

Jun 10, 2015 27:18

Description:

In this episode of Knowing Animals the podcast, Dr. John Hadley from the University of Western Sydney (UWS) talks about his upcoming book 'Animal Property Rights: A Theory of Habitat Rights for Wild Animals' published through Lexington Books.  

Episode 2: animal rights, animal welfare and everything in-between with Clare McCausland

May 22, 2015 22:50

Description:

In this episode of Knowing Animals Dr. Clare McCausland discussed her article 'The Five Freedoms of Animal Welfare are Rights' which appeared in Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics, August 2014, Volume 27, Issue 4, pp 649-662. She argues that we have misunderstood the distinction between animal welfare and animal rights and puts forward the notion of 'welfare rights'. 

Episode 1: Locke, Derrida and Violence against Animals with Dinesh Wadiwel

May 21, 2015 19:45

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In this episode Dr. Dinesh Wadiwel talks about his article: Wadiwel, D. (2014), 'The will for self-preservation: Locke and Derrida on dominion, preservation and animals', SubStance, 134:43, pp. 148 - 161. 

What do Locke and Derrida have in common? What is systematic violence against animals? Which thinker influenced Dinesh and what does he think we should do to improve the human/nonhuman relationship?