speaking

future talks, 2022

3rd February 2022. Becoming Imperfect Ethnographic Subjects (with Dr Faye Shortland, University of Reading). (Re)Defining Fieldwork Workshop. Online, free to attend, open to all. Registration here.

7th February 2022. “Be Inspired” Lecture: Animals in the Royal Geographical Society’s Archives. Online, free to attend, open to all. Registration here.

7th March 2022. Environmental Humanities Greenhouse Book Talks: Veganism, Archives and Animals. Online, free, open to all. Registration here.

27th April 2022. Book talk: Veganism, Archives and Animals. Vegan Studies Network. Online, free, open to all. Registration details here.

12th May 2022. The Galline Urban Revolution: Are London’s Chickens Therapeutic Workers for Urban Wellbeing? Southampton GES Human Geography Seminar Series.

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. Podcast.

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

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

past (selected)

9th September. A Badger, a Tree, and a Geographer Walk into a City: More-than-Human Precarity and Loss in Birmingham, British Animal Studies Network Conference.

31st August-3rd September. The Chicken City: Researching (with) domestic chickens during multispecies pandemics, Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) Annual Conference, London. Recording available to attendees here.

31st August-3rd September. (Re-)thinking the academic conference space: Feminist perspectives, Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) Annual Conference, London. Recordings available to attendees here and here.

27th July 2021. Cultures, Politics and Histories of Vegan Practice [book event] with Dr Eva Giraud (Keele University, author of ‘Veganism: Politics Practice, and Theory’), Sheffield Animals Research Centre. Online, tickets free but registration required, https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/cultures-politics-and-histories-of-vegan-practice-tickets-158126846655

21st July 2021. Anthropocene atmospheric animals: Ruminations with climate cattle, with Jonathon Turnbull and Adam Searle. Heroes and Villains in the Anthropocene Seminar Series, Brunel University London. https://www.brunel.ac.uk/research/Centres/Global-Lives/Seminar-series/Heroes-and-Villains-in-the-Anthropocene

7th-8th July 2021. Labour, Collaboration, Conflict, and Discovery: Finding Animals in the Royal Geographical Society Archives. Animal History Group Conference, London, https://animalhistorygroup.org/summer-conference-2021/

3rd June 2021. A conduit for value? More-than-human experiments with chicken metabolism. Cultures of Unsustainability Conference, University of Turku, https://sites.utu.fi/unsus/en/

Wary welcomes and welcome warnings. Practicing Historical Geography, Historical Geography Research Group, RGS-IBG, 24th November 2020

Vegan histories, presents and futures, Birmingham Vegan Festival 2020 [postponed by Covid-19]

Animals, archives and activism: befriending vegan pasts, presents and futures, Vegetarian Society, University of Warwick, 9th May 2019

Animal, archives, and activism: the changing spaces and meanings of vegan politics and ethics in the UK, Human Geography Seminar Series, University of Birmingham, 22nd January 2019

The Case of the Little Brown Dog: Whose Bodies Matter? Embodying Geographies: Research intensive diversity work; University of Birmingham, 9th October 2017

Moving further away to return closer? Entangling pasts, present and futures of veganism; More-than-human field/work session at RGS-IBG Annual Conference, RGS London, 28th-30th August 2019

Befriending Beyond the Archive: Animals, Activism, and Archives; More-than-human geographies of empathy’ session at RGS-IBG Annual Conference, RGS London, 29th August-1st September 2017

Imagining through the Archive: Animal Rights Histories in the UK; ‘Placing knowledges in Social and Cultural Geography’ session at RGS-IBG Annual Conference, London, 29th August-1stSemptember 2017

Befriending the Archives: Richard D. Ryder at the British Library, GEES Doctoral Researcher Conference, University of Birmingham, 3rd May 2017

Animal Voices II: The representative for animal-Others,  RGS-IBG Annual Conference, London, 28th August-1stSeptember 2016

Animal Voices: Re-considering representation, ethics, and practice in human—animal studies, Animal Agency: Language, Politics, Culture, University of Amsterdam, 12th-13th May 2016

contact

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