I’m Dr Catherine Oliver, a geographer based at the University of Cambridge. I am an expert on veganism, urban chicken-keeping, and animal histories.

My book Veganism, Archives, and Animals is out now in Hardback and eBook. It brings together theoretical and empirical insights to offer a historical and contemporary analysis of veganism and what a “multispecies” future might look like.

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Hen fever, British breeding, and royal rescues: How chickens became “royal” birds

In March 2021, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were interviewed by Oprah Winfrey about their decision to step down as working members of the British Royal Family as a result of racism in the monarchy and the media. This had taken a toll on both of their mental health and following stepping down, they haveContinue reading “Hen fever, British breeding, and royal rescues: How chickens became “royal” birds”

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