Work in Progress: Robert McKay, ‘Animal Studies and The Concept of Representation’

The Sheffield Animal Studies Research Centre is please to invite you to a talk by the University of Sheffield's own Dr Robert McKay. The talk is a work in progress towards an essay on the meanings and uses of the concept representation, to appear in a book called Critical Terms in Animal Studies. After setting out a range of reasons why the notion of representation is tricky and important for the field, Dr McKay looks to argue that implicit tensions amongst various vexed senses of representation  — as making present again by standing for, as advocacy…continue reading →

Research Seminar: Dinesh Wadiwel, ‘Pro-Animal Politics – Do we Need a Concept of Ideology?’, 2nd February

The Sheffield Animal Studies Research Centre warmly invites you to attend our first research seminar of 2017. We are delighted to welcome the University of Sydney's Dinesh Wadiwel to Sheffield to deliver a talk on 'Pro-Animal Politics - Do We Need a Concept of Ideology?' The seminar is due to take place from 10am on Thursday, 2nd February 2017 in Art Tower, Room AT-LT05. An abstract of the talk can be found here. _continue reading →