Animal Publics: Emotions, Empathy, Activism Conference Program

The conference will explore the complex relationship between the public and private worlds of animals and consider the roles played by emotions, empathy and activism in the often contradictory way in which we relate to animals in both public and private spheres.

Full conference program

Animal Publics full program (2.29Mb pdf)

Animal Publics: Emotions, Empathy, Activism. Animal Publics is the sixth biennial international conference of the Australasian Animal Studies Association (formerly the Australian Animal Studies Group). Six acclaimed international key-note speakers will present papers over the four days. Speakers from around the world will also offer local and global perspectives on the issues involved. For more information see the conference website.