Moving Animals

Taking part in the Conservation Humanities Network

Taking part in the Conservation Humanities Network

In the beginning of May, Monica Vasile attended in Munich the first meeting of the European Conservation Humanities Network, a group of scholars who aim to establish a field of research and engagement that brings approaches from the humanities to bear on the...
Lecture in Helsinki at Helsus

Lecture in Helsinki at Helsus

In April, Monica Vasile gave a talk at the Helsinki Institute for Sustainability Science, HELSUS, on the history of wildlife conservation and the Przewalski’s Horse, followed by a discussion with environmental historian Mikko Saikku. The lecture can be watched...
Visiting Fellowship at University of Oulu, Finland

Visiting Fellowship at University of Oulu, Finland

From January to June, Monica Vasile is a visiting fellow, VisitAnt, in the interdisciplinary programme Biodiverse Anthropocenes at the University of Oulu in Finland (not far from the Arctic Circle). There, Monica shares an office in the Genetics and Ecology department...
Three Chapters in Gender and Animals in History

Three Chapters in Gender and Animals in History

The Moving Animals project is well represented in the newly published book Gender and Animals in History, Yearbook of Women’s History (Amsterdam University Press), edited by Sandra Swart. Vanessa Bateman, Simone Schleper, and Monica Vasile each have a chapter,...