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November 4, 2020

FRIAS Lunch Lectures Series "Multidisciplinary Research on Resilience: Examples from Theory and Practice"

The program and additional information can be found here.

All lectures will be accessible via Zoom. To join the meetings, please use the following login data:
Meeting-ID: 822 8751 6507
Password: 467865


March 23, 2020

Workshop "Multispecies Conviviality: Art and Education"



Oct 23, 2019

International Symposium "Teaching Human-Animal Studies"

The symposium will take place from January 23 to 25, 2020 at Leuphana University Lüneberg and feature a keynote by Roman Bartosch. The program and additional information can be found here.


Aug 29, 2019

Workshop "The Animal Trope: On Literary and Empirical Animals"



Aug 08, 2019

Workshop "The Insectile"

organized by Morphomata, University of Cologne

The workshop will take place on January 31, 2020 and feature a keynote by Rachel Murray (University of Loughborough). The deadline for English- or German-language abstracts is October 25, 2019.


Apr 28, 2019

Lecture "Teaching Animals"

by Roman Bartosch at the University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain, May 7, 2019. 


Apr 16, 2019

Lecture Series "Gender Studies meets Human-Animal Studies"

Kicking off tomorrow with a talk by Lynn Turner (the first of a total of 13 lectures), a new interdisciplinary lecture series at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin co-organized by members of the animal studies network Chimaira brings together researchers from anthropology, biology, cultural and literary studies, sociology, and other disciplines in order to "connect central questions around sex, sexuality and gender with interspecies relations." The programme and other information about the lecture series can be found here.


Oct 11, 2018

Lecture "Intersectionality and Animal Studies: Prospects and Pitfalls"

Part of this semester's lecture series "Gender | Fictions: What's Sex(y) Now?" at the University of Cologne will be a talk by Dominik Ohrem titled "Intersectionality and Animal Studies: Prospects and Pitfalls." See the flyer for more information about the date and venue. 


Apr 25, 2018

CfP "Tracing Non-Human Agency in Literatures in English"

The University of Düsseldorf will be hosting an international workshop on human-animal studies and ecocriticism in November this year. Keynotes by Pieter Vermeulen and Roman Bartosch.



CfP "Cultivating Sustainability - Education and the Environmental Humanities" (Cologne, Oct 2018)

This is the Call for Papers for an International Conference on the Environmntal Humanities, Human-Animal Studies etc., and Educational Contexts. Keynotes by Professor Mike Hulme, Professor Greg Garrard, Professor Uwe Küchler, Professor Christiane Lütge, and Professor Hubert Zapf!



Workshop: a.r.t.e.s. forum 2017 - "environment | agency"

This coming Friday (July 7), the annual conference organized by the a.r.t.e.s. Graduate School for the Humanities will take place at the University of Cologne. The conference program, which is centered on issues of environment and agency and includes a response paper by Dominik Ohrem, as well as additional information about the conference can be found here.



Lecture: "Fellow Creatures? Imaginationen der Mensch-Tier-Grenze und ihre Relevanz für queer-feministische und intersektionale Perspektiven"

Among the lectures to be held as part of the upcoming GeStiK (Gender Studies in Cologne) summer 2017 lecture series will be a lecture by Dominik Ohrem on imaginings of the human-animal boundary and their relevance for queer-feminist and intersectional perspectives. The lecture will be held on July 20 in German language.




Lecture: "Identity and Interdependence: Relationality, Animality, and the Teaching(s) of Literature"

During the international conference "The Discourse of Identity," to be held at the University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain, on June 8-9, 2017, there will be a keynote by Roman Bartosch on the role of literature and aesthetics for the negotiation of identity and human-animal ethical relationships in the context of art and education.



Workshop: "Empathy, Animals, Film"

The University of Basel will host a workshop on "Empathy, Animals, and Film," especially in the context of Lori Gruen's notion of "entangled empathy," on June 20th, 2017. The CfP is now open (deadline: April 30).



Workshop: "The Situationality of Human-Animal Relations"

This Thursday and Friday (February 9–10), the international workshop "The Situationality of Human-Animal Relations: Perspectives from Anthropology and Philosophy," organised by members of a.r.t.e.s., will take place in the facilities of the a.r.t.e.s. Graduate School for the Humanities in Cologne.

The program can be found here.