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.
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!
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.
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.