Talking Animals, Law & Philosophy Michaelmas programme

We are delighted to announce the release of the Michaelmas 2019 term card of the Talking Animals, Law & Philosophy series. Three exciting speakers will be coming to Cambridge this term to present and discuss their work on November 1st, November 19th, and December 3rd, respectively. The talks are held from 4-6pm in the Cambridge Faculty of Law and are free and open to all. No registration required.

You can find the full term card in the Talking Animals section of our website.

Call for applications Law Lecturers' Workshop 2020

The Cambridge Centre for Animal Rights Law is inviting up to four Law lecturers from European universities to Cambridge for a 3-5 days workshop on how to offer an Animal Rights Law course, to be held in Cambridge on mutually agreeable dates in early 2020. Travel to Cambridge and accommodation costs in Cambridge will be covered by the Centre.

The Law Lecturer’s Workshop is part of our Centre’s teaching outreach mission which aims at giving interested Law lecturers the tools to teach an Animal Rights Law course at their home university. In the Workshop, we will be sharing all the course materials from the Cambridge Animal Rights Law course, we will be discussing strategies of how to put together an Animal Rights Law syllabus, we will be looking at what readings to include, as well as at how to get students involved beyond class participation.

For more information about the Workshop and about how to apply click here.

European Animal Rights Law Conference

The first annual European Animal Rights Law Conference will be held this weekend, 14-15 September 2019, at St Edmund’s College, Cambridge.

We have an exciting line-up of animal rights scholars and practitioners from all over Europe coming to Cambridge to discuss their scholarship and work on animal rights law.

You can view the full programme of the Conference here.

Announcement of 2019-2020 programme

We are delighted to announce the Cambridge Centre for Animal Rights Law’s programme for the upcoming academic year. More details will follow soon. If you have any questions or are interested in applying, please do not hesitate to get in touch.

European Animal Rights Law Conference, 14-15 September 2019
We will host the first ever European Animal Rights Law Conference — a 1.5-day event which we aim to continue to run on an annual basis. Around 20 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. The Conference will be held at St Edmund’s College, Cambridge, starting at 9.00 am on the 14th and ending at 12.00 noon on the 15th. Participants can register here.

Training workshop for Law lecturers, Winter 2019
As part of our teaching outreach mission, we will be inviting up to five Law lecturers from other universities to Cambridge for a five-day workshop in order to share with them all the materials from our Animal Rights Law and to help them design a similar Animal Rights Law course at their home university. Attendees will be full-time Law lecturers at a European university which is committed to offering an Animal Rights Law course to their students in the following academic year. The costs in Cambridge (ie food, accommodation) will be covered by the Centre. Click here for more information.
Applications are invited

The Animal Rights Law Lecture, Spring 2020
We are establishing the first-ever annual lecture series in animal rights law so that the most outstanding experts can come to Cambridge and present their research or work. Speakers will include distinguished professors who have made significant contributions to animal rights law and other prominent persons who have changed the way we think about animals. The Lecture will be open to all. See here for more information.

Visitors to the Centre, Spring 2020
The Centre has designated the period mid-January to mid-March each year as its “Collaboration Term”, when academic and practitioner visitors will be invited to Cambridge for some or all of the Cambridge Lent Term to participate in formal events including The Animal Rights Law Lecture, short courses for students and the general public, and informal collaboration. Open to PhD candidates and early-stage postdoctoral researchers, as well as tenured academics (or equivalent) working at an academic institution. The costs in Cambridge (ie food, accommodation) will be covered by the Centre. To find out more, click here.
Applications are invited