Anthrozoology as International Practice (AIP): A Student Conference in Animal Studies

Save the Dates for AIP 2024: 17-19 November

Thank you to all the presenters, hosts, and attendees of the 2023 Anthrozoology as International Practice Conference! This year’s event contained two workshops and a wide variety of fascinating presentations, flash talks, and conversations. We had 328 registrants from 52 countries, and attendance to the entire conference was free of charge.

Thanks to the generous sponsorship of the Australasian Animal Studies Association, we were able to provide prizes for outstanding presentations. Our winners are below.

Madelena Mañetto Quick, a PhD candidate from Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand shared a presentation entitled, “The More-Than-Human Worlds of Farms and Farm Animal Sanctuaries.” Madelena will receive AUD$100 and a year’s membership to the AASA.

We had a difficult time picking winners, thanks to all the excellent contributions. In the Pre-PhD category, we have a tie!

Alisa Rubinstein, a Master’s degree student at Canisius College in the United States. Alisa’s presentation was entitled ‘“Fattening” OneHealth; An Interspecies Approach to Dismantling the “Obesity Epidemic.”’

Lux Profus, who holds a master’s degree in criminology and is now pursuing a philosophy degree at the University of Warsaw, Poland, presented on ‘The roles and fate of animals in war in the context of the Russian invasion in Ukraine.”

Alisa and Lux will both receive AUD$50 and a year’s membership to the AASA.

The links to our winner’s presentations can be found here.

The link to the podcasting workshop can be found here.