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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!

Nov 16, 2020

On this episode, we are joined by Dr Emelia Quinn. Emelia is a lecturer in the English Language and Culture group in the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Amsterdam. You may know her as one of the editors of the Palgrave Macmillan collection Thinking Veganism in Literature and Culture. We talk about Emelia’s paper “Vegan Camp”, which was published in the October 2020 issue of PMLA, which is the journal of the Modern Language Association.

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

Knowing Animals is a proud member of the iROAR podcasting network. To check out more great iROAR podcasts visit the website: https://iroarpod.com

Nov 2, 2020

On this episode we are joined by Dr Kendra Coulter. She is an Associate Professor, and the Department Chair, in the department of Labour Studies at Brock University in Ontario, Canada. We discuss her chapter “Toward Humane Jobs and Work-Lives for Animals”, which was published in Oxford University Press’s 2020 volume Animal Labour: A New Frontier of Interspecies Justice?. This was edited by Kendra, along with two previous Knowing Animal guests: the legal scholar Charlotte E. Blattner and the political philosopher Will Kymlicka.

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

Knowing Animals is a proud member of the iROAR podcasting network. To check out more great iROAR podcasts visit the website: https://iroarpod.com

Oct 19, 2020

This episode we are joined by Hazuki Kajiwara. Hazuki has a PhD in sociology and is a lecturer and researcher at Rikkyo University in Japan. We discuss Hazuki’s new book ‘Surviving with Companion Animals in Japan: life after a tsunami and nuclear disaster’. The book is published by Palgrave and just came out in 2020.   

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

Knowing Animals is a proud member of the iROAR podcasting network. To check out more great iROAR podcasts visit the website: https://iroarpod.com

Oct 5, 2020

This week we are joined by Dr. Krithika Srinivasan. Krithika is Senior Lecturer in the School of Geosciences at the University of Edinburgh. We discuss Krithika’s article ‘Remaking more‐than‐human society: Thought experiments on street dogs as “nature”’ which appeared in the journal ‘Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers’ 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 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

Knowing Animals is a proud member of the iROAR podcasting network. To check out more great iROAR podcasts visit the website: https://iroarpod.com

 

Sep 21, 2020

This week on Knowing Animals we are joined by Clare Palmer. Clare is professor of philosophy at Texas A & M. We discuss Clare’s upcoming book chapter ‘Should we provide the bear necessities? Climate change, polar bears and the ethics of supplemental feeding’, which will appear in the book Animals In Our Midst which is co-edited by Bernice Bovenkirk and Josef Keulartz and published by Springer in later 2020.

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

Knowing Animals is a proud member of the iROAR podcasting network. To check out more great iROAR podcasts visit the website: https://iroarpod.com

 

Sep 7, 2020

On this episode of Knowing Animals we chat to Laura Jean McKay. Laura is a lecturer in the School of English and Media Studies at Massey University in New Zealand. We discuss Laura’s new novel ‘The Animals in that Country’, which was published by Scribe in 2020.

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

Knowing Animals is a proud member of the iROAR podcasting network. To check out more great iROAR podcasts visit the website: https://iroarpod.com

Aug 24, 2020

On this episode of Knowing Animals we are joined by Peter Sankoff. Peter is a member of the Law Faculty at the University of Alberta in Canada. He is also Associate Dean. We discuss Peter’s paper ‘Canada’s Experiment with Industry Self-Regulation in Agriculture: Radical Innovation or Means of Insulation?’, which appeared in the Canadian Journal of Comparative and Contemporary Law 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 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

Knowing Animals is a proud member of the iROAR podcasting network. To check out more great iROAR podcasts visit the website: https://iroarpod.com

 

 

Aug 10, 2020

In this episode of Knowing Animal we are joined by Connor K. Kianpour. Connor is a political philosophy student at Georgia State University. We discuss Connor’s article ‘Cetacean Property: A Hegelish Account of Nonhuman Property’ which will soon appear in the journal ‘Politics and 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!

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

Knowing Animals is a proud member of the iROAR podcasting network. To check out more great iROAR podcasts visit the website: https://iroarpod.com

 

Jul 27, 2020

This episode is from our Protecting Animals series. I am joined by Roger Yates. Roger has worked with the British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection (BUAV), the Animal Liberation Front (ALF) and founded the Fur Action Group. Roger also has a PhD on the topic of animal rights and currently hosts the Animal Rights Show. 

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

Knowing Animals is a proud member of the iROAR podcasting network. To check out more great iROAR podcasts visit the website: https://iroarpod.com

Jul 13, 2020

This episode is from the Protecting Animals series. This episode I speak to Chris Delforce. Chris is Executive Director of Aussie Farms and the maker of the Dominion documentary. 

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

Knowing Animals is a proud member of the iROAR podcasting network. To check out more great iROAR podcasts visit the website: https://iroarpod.com

Jun 29, 2020

This episode is from our Protecting Animals series. Today I speak to Helen Marston. Helen started her career at Animals Australia and was CEO of Humane Research Australia for 15 years. 

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

Knowing Animals is a proud member of the iROAR podcasting network. To check out more great iROAR podcasts visit the website: https://iroarpod.com

Jun 15, 2020

This episode is from our Protecting Animals series. We speak to Ingrid Newkirk. Ingrid is the founder and President of PETA - People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. Among other things we discuss Ingrid's new book 'Animal Kind'. 

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

Knowing Animals is a proud member of the iROAR podcasting network. To check out more great iROAR podcasts visit the website: https://iroarpod.com

 

 

Jun 1, 2020

This week on Knowing Animals I am joined by Andy Lamey. Andy is Associate Teaching Professor at University of California, San Diego. We discuss Andy’s new book ‘Duty and the Beast: Should We Eat Meat in the Name of Animal Rights?’ which was published by Cambridge University 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!

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

Knowing Animals is a proud member of the iROAR podcasting network. To check out more great iROAR podcasts visit the website: https://iroarpod.com

May 18, 2020

This episode of Knowing Animals is from the Protecting Animals series. I speak to Bede Carmody, founder of the A Poultry Place animal sanctuary that specialises in rescued birds. 

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

Knowing Animals is a proud member of the iROAR podcasting network. To check out more great iROAR podcasts visit the website: https://iroarpod.com

May 4, 2020

This episode of Knowing Animals is from out Protecting Animals series. We speak to Jeroen van Kernebeek. Jeroen is Country Director for Four Paws Australia.

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

Knowing Animals is a proud member of the iROAR podcasting network. To check out more great iROAR podcasts visit the website: https://iroarpod.com

Apr 20, 2020

This week on Knowing Animals I am joined by Justine Groizard. Justine if a PhD candidate at the University of Newcastle in Australia. We discuss Justine’s article ‘Greyhounds and Racing Industry Participants: A Look at the New South Wales Greyhound Racing Community’ which appeared in the journal Animal Studies 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 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

Knowing Animals is a proud member of the iROAR podcasting network. To check out more great iROAR podcasts visit the website: https://iroarpod.com

Apr 6, 2020

In this episode of Knowing Animals I am joined by Sakshi Aravind. Sakshi is a PhD candidate at Cambridge University. We discuss her paper ‘India and its Adivasis: Time to Reframe Environmental Justice’ which appeared in Soci-Legal Review in 2019. You can read Sakshi’s blog here: https://defiantecologies.home.blog

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

Knowing Animals is a proud member of the iROAR podcasting network. To check out more great iROAR podcasts visit the website: https://iroarpod.com

 

Mar 23, 2020

This episode of Knowing Animals is from the Protecting Animals series. We are joined by Laurie Levy from the Coalition Against Duck Shooting (CADS). We talk to Laurie about decades of working to protect ducks and end shooting in Victoria and around Australia. 

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

Knowing Animals is a proud member of the iROAR podcasting network. To check out more great iROAR podcasts visit the website: https://iroarpod.com

Mar 16, 2020

Calling all Animal Studies scholars - we need you to fill out the 2020 survey of Animal Studies scholars. 

Clink here to enter the survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/AnimalStudiesSurvey2020

You can read the Participation Information here:  Participant information Summary

The survey takes between 10 minutes and 15 minutes to complete. It is anonymous and it closes on April 14.

Please also feel free to share the survey with your networks. We need your help on this! 

Mar 9, 2020

In this episode of Knowing Animals we are joined by Dr. Elisabeth Valiente-Riedl. Elizabeth is an interdisiplinary lecturer at the University of Sydney. We discuss her recent journal article ‘Towards a Multispecies Solidarity: individual stories of learning to consume ethically’ which was published in Animal Studies Journal 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 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

Knowing Animals is a proud member of the iROAR podcasting network. To check out more great iROAR podcasts visit the website: https://iroarpod.com

 

Feb 24, 2020

In this episode of Knowing Animals I am joined by Dr. Arian Wallach. Arian is Lecturer in the School of Life Sciences at UTS and a member at the Centre for Compassionate Conservation. Today we discuss her most recent paper ‘When all life Counts in Conservation’ which appeared in the journal 'Conservation Biology' in 2020. Arian’s co-authors are Erick Lundgren, Chelsea Batavia, Michael Paul Nelson, Esty Yanco, Wayne Linklater, Scott P. Carroll, Danielle Celermajer, Kate J. Brandis, Jamie Steer, Daniel Ramp.

The easy to follow version is here: https://theconversation.com/non-native-species-should-count-in-conservation-even-in-australia-127926.

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

Knowing Animals is a proud member of the iROAR podcasting network. To check out more great iROAR podcasts visit the website: https://iroarpod.com

 

 

Feb 10, 2020

In this episode of Knowing Animals I am joined by Dr. Roslyn Appleby. Ros is a Senior Lecturer in Applied Languages and Literature Studies in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at UTS. We discussion her book ‘Sexing the animal in a posthumanist world’, which was published by Routledge 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 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

Knowing Animals is a proud member of the iROAR podcasting network. To check out more great iROAR podcasts visit the website: https://iroarpod.com

Jan 27, 2020

In this episode of Knowing Animals we speak to Fernando do Campo. Fernando is an Associate Lecturer at UNSW Art and Design. We discuss Fernando's upcoming exhibition ‘The Kookaburra Self-Relocation Project’ which will be part of Mona Foma in Launceston, Tasmania on January 17 – 19, 2020.  

You can visit Fernando's website here: http://www.fernandodocampo.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 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

Knowing Animals is a proud member of the iROAR podcasting network. To check out more great iROAR podcasts visit the website: https://iroarpod.com

Jan 13, 2020

This is a very special episode of Knowing Animals brought to you in the middle of Australia's fire crisis. Today I speak to Charlie Jackson-Martin from Sydney Dingo Rescue and Mick and Tracey from Peanuts Wellbeing Sanctuary. Both groups are in need of financial support. You can donate to Sydney Dingo Rescue here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=15905167&fbclid=IwAR1MjCUhENmjghheL9lEfb_Se9RGsZFZjyrI1Xxnjt9l_p98ilIUV1QgBko and Peanuts here: https://peanuts-well-being-sanctuary.giveeasy.org/urgent-help-needed?fbclid=IwAR222EKKaKPP3ipQ3hp7aiN08vLMY5frTPlxHzwTZppV35jT8ZEuZ2f8Mts 

You may also like to support the Animal Rescue Collective here: https://www.facebook.com/animalrescuecoop/?eid=ARDZ21OFIqSIrmoU1Vch61L56tS-wK5ZDtrO7jwbvkR1B_orpmF7xiR6TPAOFCqfTtVgVkuTOEG3tNPK

This episode is brought to you by AASA: http://animalstudies.org.au and Animal Publics: https://sydneyuniversitypress.com.au/collections/series-animal-publics 

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