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Welcome to Knowing Animals the podcast - featuring the Protecting Animals Series

Knowing Animals is a regular 20 minutes podcast about all things related to animals and ethics; animals and the law; animals and politics; and animal advocacy. It features interviews with academic and animal advocates. It is available free so enjoy!

Jul 16, 2018

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. 

Jul 9, 2018

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.

 

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!

Jul 2, 2018

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.

 

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

Jun 25, 2018

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. 

 

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

Jun 18, 2018

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

 

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

Jun 11, 2018

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.

 

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!

Jun 4, 2018

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.

 

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!

May 28, 2018

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.

 

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!

May 21, 2018

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.

 

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!

May 14, 2018

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.

 

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 the podcast 'Species'. Learn about a different species of animal each week with this interesting half hour podcast. Find out more here: http://species.libsyn.com

May 7, 2018

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.

 

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 the podcast 'Species'. Learn about a different species of animal each week with this interesting half hour podcast. Find out more here: http://species.libsyn.com

 

 

Apr 30, 2018

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.

 

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 the podcast 'Species'. Learn about a different species of animal each week with this interesting half hour podcast. Find out more here: http://species.libsyn.com

 

Apr 23, 2018

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.

 

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 the podcast 'Species'. Learn about a different species of animal each week with this interesting half hour podcast. Find out more here: http://species.libsyn.com

Apr 16, 2018

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.

 

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!

Apr 9, 2018

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.

 

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!

Apr 2, 2018

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.

 

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!

Mar 26, 2018

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. 

 

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!

 

Mar 19, 2018

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.

 

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!

Mar 12, 2018

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.

 

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!

Mar 5, 2018

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.

 

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!

Feb 26, 2018

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. 

 

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!

Feb 19, 2018

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'.

 

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!

Feb 12, 2018

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.

 

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!

Feb 5, 2018

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.  

 

This episode is brought to you by AASA. AASA is the Australasian Animal Studies Association. Like AASA on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/AASA-Australasian-Animal-Studies-Association-480316142116752/

Jan 29, 2018

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. 

 

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by AASA - the Australasian Animal Studies Association. AASA is the peak body for Animal Studies scholars in Australia and around the world. Learn more here: http://animalstudies.org.au

 

 

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