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S1 E1: Animal Rights with Will Kymlicka

CFRC 101.9 FM 24 February 2020 15


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Claudia talks to Will Kymlicka about the concept of Animal Rights and how it pertains to the law. They touch on what the relationship is between law and ethics and what this means for scholarship in ‘The Animal Turn’. This episode opens-up the first season of the podcast, focusing on Animals and the Law

Guest: Will Kymlicka
is the Canada Research Chair in Political Philosophy at Queen’s University,
where he has taught since 1998. He has published eight books and over 200
articles, which have been translated into 34 languages. His books include Contemporary
Political Philosophy
(1990; second edition 2002), Multicultural
Citizenship
(1995), Multicultural Odysseys: Navigating the New
International Politics of Diversity
(2007), and most recently Zoopolis:
A Political Theory of Animal Rights
(2011), co-authored with Sue Donaldson.
He was awarded the 2019 Gold Medal from the Social Sciences and Humanities
Research Council of Canada.

Host: Claudia Hirtenfelder is a PhD Candidate in Geography and Planning at Queen’s University and is currently undertaking her own research project that looks at the historical relationships between animals and cities.

Featured readings: Zoopolis: A Political Theory of Animal Rights written by Sue Donaldson and Will Kymlicka; Animals and the Law by Lesli Bisgould; Social Membership: Animal Law Beyond the Property/Personhood Impasse by Will Kymlicka

Bed Music created by Gordon Clarke (Instagram: @con_sol_ )

Podcast Logo created by Jeremy John (Website)

Sponsored by Animals in Philosophy, Politics, Law and Ethics – A.P.P.L.E (Website)

Join PhD Candidate Claudia Hirtenfelder as she learns about important concepts in Animal Studies. Season 1 focuses on Animals and the Law.

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CFRC 101.9 FM 6 May 2020

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