EACAS 2019 Conference
EACAS 2019 Conference
Rethinking Revolution: 6th EACAS Conference held at UPF, 22-24 May 2019
On the 22-24 May 2019, the UPF (Universitat Pompeu Fabra) held the 6th Conference of the European Association for Critical Animal Studies (EACAS) at UPF. With more than 200 participants –including 4 keynote speakers, 112 papers presented, 2 activists roundtables and 4 workshops–, the three days of the conference gathered scholars, researchers, activists and interested public from all continents and cultures to discuss critical animal studies issues. The programme of the conference can be consulted here.
The event was organized by the UPF-Centre for Animal Ethics and the research group CRITICC at the UPF Department of Communication. It was sponsored by the UPF-CAE, the UPF departments of Communication and Law, UPF-CRITICC Research Group, Lush Spain, Ariwa and Rita Wing. The organisations collaborating were: ESLA, Traslosmuros, Estació Vegana, La Raposa, Veganisseria, and Apunts.
We want to deeply THANK all the participants for joining us in Rethinking Revolution for the abolition of nonhuman animals use and abuse.
Three of the keynote sessions and one of the activists roundtable are available in the UPF Youtube channel:
- Elisa Aaltola (University of Turku, Finland): Emotions as Political and Moral Concepts: The Need for (Radically) New “Animal Emotions”
- Claire Parkinson (Edge Hill University, UK): Rethinking a relationship between anthropomorphism and animal liberation’
- Geertrui Cazaux (independent activist and author): Crip HumAnimal. On ableism, speciesism and inclusiveness in the vegan movement
- Activists roundtable, Anti-speciesist Activism: Strategies, learning and perspectives. Moderator: Paula González. With the participation of Oscar Horta (Animal Ethics), Ahlam Tarayra (Palestinian Animal League-Skype), Gorka Novales (Nor), and Daniela R. Waldhorn (Rethink Priorities).
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Keynotes speeches by Elisa Aaltola, Claire Parkinson and Geertrui Cazaux
Food by La Raposa & Estació Vegana
Closing Keynote by Aph Ko via Skype