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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!
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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!

Sep 17, 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.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.

This episode of Knowing Animals is also brought to you by MC Pony. MC Pony brings you Mindful Rhymes for Kinder Times. Check out MC Pony at www.veganthused.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!

Sep 10, 2018

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.

This episode of Knowing Animals is also brought to you by MC Pony. MC Pony brings you Mindful Rhymes for Kinder Times. Check out MC Pony at www.veganthused.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!

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

 

 

Sep 3, 2018

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. 

 

This episode of Knowing Animals is also brought to you by MC Pony. MC Pony brings you Mindful Rhymes for Kinder Times. Check out MC Pony at www.veganthused.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!

Aug 27, 2018

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. 

 

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 Zealand, July 1 – July 4th, 2019. More information is available here: http://animalstudies.org.au/archives/6303

 

This episode of Knowing Animals is also brought to you by MC Pony. MC Pony brings you Mindful Rhymes for Kinder Times. Check out MC Pony at www.veganthused.com.  

Aug 20, 2018

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. 

 

This episode of Knowing Animals is also brought to you by MC Pony. MC Pony brings you Mindful Rhymes for Kinder Times. Check out MC Pony at www.veganthused.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!

 

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

Aug 13, 2018

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.

 

This episode of Knowing Animals is also brought to you by MC Pony. MC Pony brings you Mindful Rhymes for Kinder Times. Check out MC Pony at www.veganthused.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! 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

 

 

 

 

Aug 6, 2018

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.

 

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by AASA - the Australasian Animal Studies Association. Like AASA on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/AASA-Australasian-Animal-Studies-Association-480316142116752/ and get ready for their 2019 conference by going to the conference website here: https://www.facebook.com/aasa2019/?hc_ref=ARRm4tWDV-X64Pl6ww4IOt7c8AcieWY3vLeV45GvbsYx1cCQP3WhtltpdiskacKkEWY&fref=nf

 

This episode of Knowing Animals is also brought to you by MC Pony. Go to MC Pony's website Veganthused: http://veganthused.com. Listen to some Mindful Rhymes for More Caring Times. 

Jul 30, 2018

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.

 

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

Jul 23, 2018

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.  

 

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

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!

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