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Books

Veganism and multispecies worlds: Beyond-human geographies, 2021, Routledge.

Journal Articles

Oliver, C. (April 2022) “The Opposite of Extinction?” Environment and History https://doi.org/10.3197/096734022X16470180631406

Oliver, C. (2022) “Rising with the Rooster: How urban chickens are relaxing the pace of life.” The Sociological Review Magazine. https://doi.org/10.51428/tsr.hjbn7857

Lantto, M., Marr, N., Larsen, M., Oliver, C., Mason, O., Brice, S., Judith, L., Thomas, S. and Phoenix, J. (2022) “Sharing the field: reflections of more-than-human field/work encounters.” Geohumanities. https://doi.org/10.1080/2373566X.2021.2016467

Oliver, C. (2021) “Mock meat, masculinity, and redemption narratives: resisting veganism’s myth of the individualist activist.” Social Movement Studies. https://doi.org/10.1080/14742837.2021.1989293

Vegan world-making in meat-centric society: The embodied geographies of veganism in the UK, Social and Cultural Geography, https://doi.org/10.1080/14649365.2021.1975164

Mock meat, masculinity, and redemption narratives: resisting veganism’s myth of the individualist activist, Social Movement Studies, https://doi.org/10.1080/14742837.2021.1989293

An Introduction to the Urban Ecologies Open Collection, GEO, https://doi.org/10.1002/geo2.101

Returning to “The Good Life?” Chickens and Chicken-keeping during Covid-19 in Britain, 2021, Animal Studies Journal, https://ro.uow.edu.au/asj/vol10/iss1/8/

Beyond-human ethics: The animal question in institutional ethical reviews, 2020, Area, https://doi.org/10.1111/area.12738

Beyond-human research: Negotiating silence, anger & failure in multispecies research, 2020, Emotion, Space and Society, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.emospa.2020.100686

(Dis-)Belonging Bodies: Negotiating Outsider-ness and Embodied Surveillance at Academic Conference, 2020, Gender, Place and Culture, https://doi.org/10.1080/0966369X.2019.1609913 (with Amelia Morris)

Birmingham Bog outdoor laboratory: potentials and possibilities for embedding field-based teaching within the undergraduate classroom, 2018, Journal of Geography in Higher Education, https://doi.org/10.1080/03098265.2018.1455816 (with Sam Leader and Nick Kettridge)

Guest Posts

New Documentary Transforms Cows From Methane Machines to Sentient Beings.February 2022. Sentient Media

Bird flu: domestic chicken keepers could be putting themselves – and others – at risk. January 2022. The Conversation.

Veganism’s hyper-masculine influencers may discourage men from giving up meat and dairy. November 2021. The Conversation [reposted on Geography Directions]

Waterway Encounters: Two Herons. October 2021. The Urban Field Naturalist.

Five Ways Becoming Vegan Changes Your Social Life—Not Just Your Health. September 2021. The Conversation [reposted on Geography Directions]

New Book Released on Vegan Geographies. September 2021. The Vegan Society.

Eating Chickens, Consuming Cities: Urban Metabolism in Animal Studies. The Animal Turn, July 2021

OurChickenLife: Byproductive labour in the digital flock. Digital Ecologies, May 2021

City chickens: What the rise of urban hen-keeping might mean for veganism. The Vegan Society, May 2021

Post-pandemic conferences: Academic networks and changing conference spaces. Post-Pandemic University Magazine, March 2021

A conduit for value: more-than-human experiments with chicken metabolisms. CRASSH: Rescaling the Metabolic, March 2021 (with Jonny Turnbull)

Metabolic ruminations with climate cattle: Towards a more-than-human metabo-politics. CRASSH: Rescaling the Metabolic, February 2021 (with Jonny Turnbull)

More-than-human Precarity. Anarchist Essays, January 2021

Vegan geographies and embodied politics. Beyond Species Podcast, October 2020

SARS-CoV-2, ricerca “più-che-umana” e riproduzione della violenza interspecie. [Covid-19, ‘more-than-human’ research, and the reproduction of interspecies violence], trans. Federica Timeto, Liberazioni, n.42, p.84-87

A welcoming and warning from a postdoctoral researcher: Prioritising radical dependence, reciprocity and rest in the PhD. Royal Geographical Society: Postgraduate Forum, October 2020

Online conferences: opening opportunities or reproducing inequality? LSE Gender Blog: Engenderings, September 2020

Online conferences: opening opportunities or reproducing inequality? Geography Directions, September 2020

Re-homing hens during Covid-19: A rethinking of urban space?, Sociology Lens, August 2020

SARS-CoV-2, ricerca “più-che-umana” e riproduzione della violenza interspecie [Covid-19, ‘more-than-human’ research, and the reproduction of interspecies violence], trans. Federica Timeto, Liberazioni, n. 42, 84-87

Vegan futures; or what worlds are we inheriting? May 2020. The Vegan Society.

Embodying and embodied truth in transformative contemporary veganism. April 2020. The Vegan Society.

The role of history, feminism and friendship in sustaining a vegan movement. February 2020. The Vegan Society.

Archiving Activism: The Animal Rights Collection [now archived]. 2017-19. Curator and editor of a public-facing website seeking to understand how we archive activism and curate a selection of materials from The British Library’s animal activism collections. The British Library

Interviewed for Vegan Interview, ‘PhD research you should know about’, November 2019: https://www.veganinterview.com/post/phd-vegan-research-you-should-know-about

Archiving activism: The animal guide, The British Library Social Science Blog

Interviewed for The Independent, Who were the world’s very earliest vegans? , published 6th April 2017

Oliver, C. and Emmerson, P. (2016) How Critical is Research Impact? Social and Cultural Geography Research Group

Book Reviews

Hatched: Dispatches from the Backyard Chicken Movement, Gina G Warren, H-Net Reviews

Boundaries and Histories in Nonhuman Animal Activism,’ a review of Corey Lee Wrenn’s Piecemeal Protest: Animal Rights in the Age of Nonprofits, Society and Animals

The Machine and its Discontents: A Fredy Perlman Anthology, Anarchist Studies, 2021, DOI: 10.3898/AS29.1.REV.01

Karen Morin’s Carceral Space, Prisoners, and Animals, Social and Cultural Geography, 20:1, 129-131

Podcasts

Animal Studies in Focus: Catherine Oliver and Eva Giraud. August 2021. Sheffield Animals Research Centre.

Vegan Pasts, Presents and Futures with Catherine Oliver. August 2021. Knowing Animals.

Urban Metabolism, May 2021. The Animal Turn.

More-than-human precarity. January 2021. Anarchist Essays: Anarchist Research Group, Loughborough.

Vegan geographies and embodied politics. October 2020. Beyond Species.

Interviews

Consulted for The Guardian article on meat-eating and masculinity, David Hiller, 2022

Interviewed for the Royal Geographical Society, New Open Collection in GEO: Geography and Environment, October 2021

Interviewed for Landmark (Cambridge Geography Alumni Magazine), Postdoc Committee, September 2021

Interviewed for the Royal Geographical Society, Wiley Research Fellowships, June 2021

Interviewed for Vegan Interview, ‘PhD research you should know about’, November 2019

Interviewed for The Independent, Who were the world’s very earliest vegans? , April 2017

Other

Archiving Activism: The Animal Rights Collection 2017-19. Curator and editor of a public-facing website seeking to understand how we archive activism and curate a selection of materials from The British Library’s animal activism collections. The British Library