Minding Animals Conference. A transdiscilinary conference exploring the inetrrelationship between animals and society, 13 and 18 July, 2009 at Civic Precinct, Newcastle, Australia, sponsored by the Animals and Society (Australia) Study Group and The University of Newcastle.

The conference will bring together animal theorists and scientists from a broad range of academic disciplines (see Themes & Programme), with representatives from nongovernment organisations, government officials from several nations and representatives from industry, to examine the interrelationships between human and nonhuman animals from cultural, historical, geographical, environmental, representational, moral, legal and political perspectives.

Conference Website/Calls for Papers: http://www.mindinganimals.com/