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European Animal Rights Law Conference

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St Edmund's College, University of Cambridge

Mount Pleasant

Cambridge

CB3 0BN

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From 14-15 September 2019, the Cambridge Centre for Animal Rights Law will organise the first annual European Animal Rights Law Conference at St Edmund's College, Cambridge. 16 speakers from all over Europe who are involved in ground-breaking animal rights law research or projects will come to Cambridge to discuss their work in a 1.5-day event.

If you are interested in attending the conference, please register here by choosing your preferred ticket. Please note that there is no charge for admission itself but only for food and/or accommodation (depending on the ticket).

For more information, please visit our website: www.animalrightslaw.org.


PROGRAMME:


SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14th


9.00 – 9.30
Registration


9.30 – 10.00
Introduction
Sean Butler and Raffael Fasel (Cambridge Centre for Animal Rights Law)


10.00 – 10.50
Panel 1: Habeas corpus for Animals

Macarena Montes Franceschini (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)
“Legal Personhood: The Case of Chucho the Spectacled Bear”

Vincent Chapaux (Université libre de Bruxelles)
“Habeas Corpus as an Animal Right”


10.50 – 11.30
Coffee break


11.30 – 12.45
Panel 2: Constitutional Animal Rights

Charlotte Blattner (Harvard Animal Law & Policy Program)
“The Swiss Primate Case – A Stroke of Luck or Justice in Action?”

Birgitta Wahlberg (Åbo Akademi University)
“Fundamental Animal Rights: Proposal by the Finnish Animal Rights Lawyers Society”

Ariel Bendor and Hadar Dancig-Rosenberg (Bar-Ilan University)
“Animal Rights in the Shadow of the Constitution”


12.45 – 14.00
Lunch break (ticket required)


14.00 – 15.15
Panel 3: The Merits and Limits of Animal Protection Regimes

Anna Mulà Arribas (INTERcids)
“Animal Protection Regulations in Spain: Evolution, Development and Challenges”

Stephanie O’Flynn (National University of Ireland)
“Challenges and Opportunities in Irish Animal Protection Law”

Tomasz Pietrzykowski (University of Silesia)
“In Search of Common Principles of the European Animal Law”


15.15 – 16.00
Coffee break


16.00 – 17.15
Keynote address

Kristen Stilt (Deputy Dean and Professor of Law at Harvard Law School and Director of the Animal Law & Policy Program)
“Islamic Conceptions of Animal Rights”


17.15 – 18.30
Drinks reception


19.30
Dinner (ticket required)


SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 15th

8.30 – 9.45
Panel 4: Human Rights, Legal Personhood, and Sentience

Joe Wills (University of Leicester)
Human Rights and Animal Rights: A Synergistic Approach

Visa Kurki (University of Helsinki)
“Legal Personhood and Animal Rights: Book launch of A Theory of Legal Personhood

Marita Giménez-Candela (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)
“Sentience as a Legal Concept”


9.45 – 10.15
Coffee break


10.15 – 11.30
Panel 5: Animal Rights on the Ground

Nuria Menéndez de Llano (University of Oviedo)
“Legal Approach to Cruel Animal Festivals in Spain”

Marco van Duijn (Animal Rights)
“Advancing Animal Rights Using Legal Strategies”

Edie Bowles (Advocates for Animals)
“The Practice of Animal Law in the UK”


11.30 – 12.00
Wrap-up and group discussion

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