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Associate Fellow speaks at Conference on Religion and Animals

9th April 2010

Associate Fellow Brianne Donaldson of Claremont Graduate University is speaking at a pioneering Conference on Religion and Animals.

Interreligious Voices for Animal Compassion in southern California is hosting its 2nd Annual “Do Unto Others” Conference at Chapman University on 16th April, 2010. The theme is “Troubling Recognition: Seeing Animals, Seeing Ourselves” and will focus on what aspects of religious/spiritual traditions help or hinder our seeing or being seen by animals and the way seeing, and being seen by, animals transforms religious/spiritual traditions.

The day also includes presentations by Centre Fellow Professor Joseph Lynch, Dr Marti Kheel, Lauri Houston, and Dr Armaiti May, and Brianne Donaldson The keynote speaker will be Paul Berry, former CEO of the Best Friends Animal Society. There will also be music, a visiting artist (Erin Payne) a collaborative art project, informational tables, and good vegan food.

Registration information is online here.