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Episode 126: The Grass Library with David Brooks

Knowing Animals

Release Date: 08/05/2019

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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. 

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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'. 

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Episode 145: Should We Eat Meat with Andy Lamey show art Episode 145: Should We Eat Meat with Andy Lamey

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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Episode 144: Racing Greyhounds with Justine Groizard show art Episode 144: Racing Greyhounds with Justine Groizard

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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.

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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

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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. 

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

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Episode 142: Learning to Consume Ethically with Elisabeth Valiente-Riedl show art Episode 142: Learning to Consume Ethically with Elisabeth Valiente-Riedl

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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.  

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This week on Knowing Animals I am joined by author David Brooks. David is a poet and novelist. We discuss his latest book ‘The Grass Library’ published by Brandl & Schelsinger 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!