• Funded PhD positions

    Our annual call for funded PhD/GTA positions is now open – deadline is January 19th 2024. This is an opportunity to do a PhD with the Centre for Human-Animal Studies (CfHAS). Apply according to your closest disciplinary pathway at the links below – but contact us in advance of your submission in order to discuss…

  • The Factual Animal Conference, University of Valencia, Spain 29 November – 1 December 2023

    Multiple members of CfHAS were contributors to the Factual Animal conference that took place at the University of Valencia, Spain towards the end of 2023. One of the conference organisers was Professor Brett Mills, in his role as one of the members of the research project ‘Representaciones de masculinidades en documentales en defensa de los…

  • Job available: Research Projects Coordinator

    Location:  Ormskirk Salary:  £24,871 to £27,116 per annum pro rata Fixed Term Post Type:  Part Time Hours Per Week:  18 Closing Date:  Monday 14 March 2022 Reference:  EHA2053-0222 For more information please visit this page

  • Two jobs available

    Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Multispecies Storytelling (application deadline Wed 16th February 2022) further details here Research Project Coordinator (application deadline Mon 14th February 2022) further details here

  • New blog post by CfHAS Co-Director Dr Richard Twine

    Dr Richard Twine has published a new blog post ‘Critical Animal Studies and the work of Decolonizing (Academic) Anthropocentrism‘. You can read it here

  • CfHAS Co-Director Richard Twine a co-author on major new article on moving beyond an animal-based food system

    Published in Humanities and Social Sciences Communications (part of the Nature suite of journals) and led by Carol Morris (University of Nottingham) and Minna Kaljonen (Finnish Environmental Institute) the paper scopes international research in the social sciences and humanities related to the societal grand challenge of moving beyond animal-based food systems to address overlapping crises of climate…

  • CfHAS members have completed new research for The Vegan Society. The research team – Professor Claire Parkinson, Dr Richard Twine, Dr Claire Blennerhassett and Lara Herring- looked at how women respond to vegan messages about animal ethics. The f…

  • UKRI AHRC Multispecies storytelling network

    Professor Claire Parkinson is PI of a new UKRI AHRC funded network: Multispecies storytelling: more than human narratives about landscape. The network will run from December 2019 to November 2021. Co-I of the network is Professor Brett Mills (UEA). The network held its first event on 17th January 2020; a symposium with the title: ‘Who…

  • New book on animals and anthropomorphism

    Professor Claire Parkinson’s new book Animals, Anthropomorphism and Mediated Encounters has been published by Routledge.

  • We need to talk about climate change

    CfHAS co-directors talk about children and climate change https://www.edgehill.ac.uk/news/2019/03/we-need-to-talk-about-climate-change/