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Call for Papers: “Religion and Animal Protection” (Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics)



The Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics (OCAE) is launching its annual summer school in 2014 to take place in Oxford, England.  The OCAE seeks papers from academics worldwide to be published as part of a book or in the Journal for Animal Ethics, which is published by the University of Illinois Press.  The Centre’s Annual Oxford Summer School will be on “Religion and Animal Protection,” and will be held from July 21-23, 2014 at St. Stephen’s House, an Anglican Theological College and a Hall of the University of Oxford.  The summer school, which will be international, inter-faith and multidisciplinary, will examine the ethical adequacy of religious attitudes to animals.

LinzeyThe OCAE is under the direction of The Rev’d Dr. Andrew Linzey, a renowned scholar and author on animal ethics and theology, as well as a member of the Graduate Theological Foundation’s faculty and the Faculty of Theology at the University of Oxford.  Dr. Linzey holds the Henry Bergh Professorship in Animal Ethics at the GTF, the first named professorship of its kind in the world.

The submission deadline for proposed contributions is December 15, 2013.  Find out more about this unique summer school and how you can contribute by clicking here.

2 Responses to Call for Papers: “Religion and Animal Protection” (Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics)

  • Dr. Ralph Steele, alumnus of GTF has signed a contract with World Mediation Organization as a District Manager and a Lecturer in Conflict Resolution. He also published a new book on Mediation title: Facts, Issues, Options and Solutions: The Collaboration of Law and Mediation at Barnes and Nobles.

    • GTF says:

      Congratulations, Dr. Steele! We will be sure to make mention of your accomplishments in our Alumni Notes section of our September issue of Foundation Footnotes.