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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!

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 

Dec 30, 2019

This very special episode of Knowing Animals is hosted by Dr. Clare McCausland. Clare interviews Dr. Siobhan O'Sullivan, Senior Lecturer in Social Policy at UNSW, Sydney. They discuss Siobhan's new article ‘Tainted Love: The Trials and Tribulations of a Career in Animal Studies’ which was published in the journal Society & Animals in 2019. That piece was co-authored by Yvette Watt and Fiona Probyn-Rapsey.

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

Dec 23, 2019

This episode of Knowing Animals is from the Protecting Animals series. I am joined by the Hon. Emma Hurst MLC. Emma sits in the Parliament of NSW representing the Animal Justice Party.

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

 

Dec 16, 2019

This episode of Knowing Animals is from the Protecting Animals series. We are joined by Larry Carbone. Larry is US based. He is a vet who has worked with laboratory animals for many years. He has written extensively on animal welfare issues, including the book ‘What Animals Want: expertise and advocacy in laboratory animal welfare policy’ which was published with Oxford Scholarship Online in 2004.  

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

 

 

 

Dec 9, 2019

This week on Knowing Animals we are joined by Chris Danta. Chris is Associate Professor in School of Arts and Media at UNSW Sydney. We discuss Chris’ book ‘Animal fables after Darwin : literature, speciesism, and metaphor’ which was published by Cambridge University Press 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!

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

 

 

Dec 2, 2019

This episode of Knowing Animals is from the Protecting Animals series. We talk to animal lawyer Mike Rosalky. Mike is a Partner and co-founder of K & R Animal Law, a commercial law firm that specalises in animal law, and he is a volunteer Director and Senior Lawyer with the Animal Defenders Office, a community legal centre that specialises in animal law.

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 25, 2019

This week on Knowing Animals we are joined by Ondine Sherman. Ondine is one of the co-founders of Voiceless, the Animal Protection Institution. She is also an author. We discuss her latest book ‘Sky’ which was published by Pantera 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 of Knowing Animals is brought to you Animal Publics, the special Animal Studies imprint at the University of Sydney: https://sydney.edu.au/sup/about/animal_publics.html.

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 18, 2019

This week on Knowing Animals I am joined by Philip Wollen. Philip is a former senior executive with Citibank and Citicorp. But listeners will know him better as a prominent vegan and animal rights advocate. His organisation is Winsome Constance Kindness and he is well known for Kindness House in Melbourne. 

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 Animal Publics, the special Animal Studies imprint at the University of Sydney: https://sydney.edu.au/sup/about/animal_publics.html.

 

Nov 11, 2019

This week on Knowing Animals we are joined by Meera Atkinson. Meera is a writer, musician and also lecturer in English literature. We discuss Meera’s journal article ‘Alexis Wright’s Literary Testimony to Intersecting Traumas’ which appeared in the Animal Studies Journal 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!

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you Animal Publics, the special Animal Studies imprint at the University of Sydney: https://sydney.edu.au/sup/about/animal_publics.html.

 

Nov 4, 2019

In this episode of Knowing Animals we are joined by Jeannette Vaught. Jeanette did her PhD in American Studies at the University of Texas. Today we discuss Jeannette’s book chapter ‘How to Make a Horse Have an Orgasm’ which appeared inthe book ‘Living With Animals: Bonds Across Species’ published by Cornell University Press 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!

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you Animal Publics, the special Animal Studies imprint at the University of Sydney: https://sydney.edu.au/sup/about/animal_publics.html.

 

 

Oct 28, 2019

In this episode of Knowing Animals I am joined by Prof. Fiona Probyn-Rapsey from the University of Wollongong. We discuss her journal article ‘‘Pussy Panic’ and Glass Elevators: How Gender is Shaping the Field of Animal Studies’ which appeared in the journal 'Australian Feminist Studies', in 2019. The article is co-authored by Yvette Watt and Siobhan O’Sullivan.

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 21, 2019

This week on Knowing Animals we are joined by Alphonso Lingis. Al is Professor of philosophy at Penn State University. We discuss his book chapter ‘The thinking that is in the world’, which was included in book Thinking in the World: A Reader’, edited by Jill Bennett, Mary Zournazi and published by Bloomsbury 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 of Knowing Animals is brought to you Animal Publics, the special Animal Studies imprint at the University of Sydney: https://sydney.edu.au/sup/about/animal_publics.html.

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