European Animal Rights Law Conference 2022

European Animal Rights Law Conference 2022

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St Edmund's College

Mount Pleasant

Cambridge

CB3 0BN

United Kingdom

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The third instalment of the Cambridge Centre for Animal Rights Law's leading European Animal Rights Law Conference

About this event

The Cambridge Centre for Animal Rights Law is delighted to announce the European Animal Rights Law Conference 2022. The Conference will take place from 17-18th September 2022 at St Edmund's College, Cambridge. The event will bring together leading academics from the UK, Germany, Italy, Finland, Belgium, France, and the US. The keynote addresses will be delivered by Dr Richard Ryder (RSPCA) and Professor Justin Marceau (University of Denver Sturm College of Law).

Format and recording

The Conference is open to all and will be held in person at St Edmund's College. It will be recorded, but not live-streamed. Recordings will be made available on our website after the Conference.

Catering

Coffee, tea, and nibbles are included in all tickets. Two separate ticket categories are available for those who would like to have lunch and dinner in College. All catering will be vegan.

Accommodation

A limited number of rooms is available for Conference guests at St Edmund's College. If you are interested in booking such a room, you should contact the Conference Manager at conference.coordinator@st-edmunds.cam.ac.uk. The room costs are as follows: single ensuite £63.00 + VAT; double ensuite £113.40 + VAT; non ensuite £49.50 + VAT; double non ensuite £89.10 + VAT. The price includes breakfast.

Conference programme

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 17th

9.00 – 9.20am

Registration

9.20 – 9.40am

Sean Butler & Raffael Fasel (University of Cambridge)

Welcome from the Centre

PANEL 1: FOUNDATIONS OF ANIMAL RIGHTS

9.40 – 10am

Bernd Ladwig (Free University of Berlin)

Animal rights – moral, political and legal dimensions

10 – 10.20am

Federico Zuolo (University of Genoa)

If you are an egalitarian, how come you're so inclusive? On egalitarianism in animal ethics and beyond

10.20 – 11am

Panel discussion and Q&A

11 – 11.40am

Coffee break

SATURDAY KEYNOTE ADDRESS

11.40am – 12.40pm

Richard Ryder (RSPCA)

Painism, Speciesism, and the Law

12.40 – 2.40pm

Lunch break

PANEL 2: ANIMALS’ CHANGING LEGAL STATUS

2.40 – 3pm Visa Kurki (University of Helsinki)

A bird’s-eye view to animals in the law

3 – 3.20pm

Frederik Swennen (University of Antwerp)

Looking beyond the person-property divide

3.20 – 3.40pm

Steven McCulloch (University of Winchester)

The Animal Welfare (Sentience) Act and the role of the Animal Sentience Committee

3.40 – 4.30pm

Panel discussion and Q&A

4.30 – 5pm

Tea break

7 – 9pm

Formal dinner (dinner ticket required for attendees)

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 18th

PANEL 3: FARMED ANIMALS AND FOOD JUSTICE

9 – 9.20am

Josh Milburn (University of Sheffield)

Is there a place for animals in the just food system?

9.20 – 9.40am

Steven Cooke (University of Leicester)

Caring about farm animal welfare

9.40 – 10am

Emily Webster (University of Cambridge)

Food Justice and Farmed Animals in the Anthropocene

10 – 10.20am

Alice Di Concetto (European Institute for Animal Law & Policy)

Animals under a welfarist regime: EU farm animal law

10.20 – 11am

Coffee break

11am – 12 noon

Panel discussion and Q&A

SUNDAY KEYNOTE ADDRESS

12 noon – 1pm

Justin Marceau (University of Denver)

Carceral logics

1 – 3pm

Lunch break

PANEL 4: THE CONSTITUTIONAL TURN IN ANIMAL RIGHTS

3 – 3.20pm

Iyan Offor (Birmingham City University)

Multispecies lawscapes in the Anthropocene: Priorities for a critical, constitutional turn

3.20 – 3.40pm

Diana Cerini (University of Milano-Bicocca)

The legal status of animals in Italy: bias between the Constitutional Reform and the immobility of the Civil Code

3.40 – 4.20pm

Panel discussion and Q&A

END OF CONFERENCE

Our European Animal Rights Law Conference is generously sponsored by the Brooks Institute for Animal Rights Law and Policy.

Photo credit: Jo-Anne McArthur

For more information about the Cambridge Centre for Animal Rights Law and our Conferences see https://animalrightslaw.org/conferences.

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