Summer School @ Oxford: Helping people to think differently about animals

Helping people to think differently about animals
The Ethics of Eating Animals
24-27 July 2016 at St Stephen’s House, Oxford
Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics

The Summer School is being organised by the Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics in partnership with the French animal society, One Voice.

Papers are invited in English and French from academics world-wide on any aspect relating to the ethics of eating animals, including philosophical and religious ethics, historical, legal, psychological, scientific, and sociological perspectives. Potential topics include the morality of killing, the suffering of animals in food production, the portrayal of animals as meat, meat eating and climate change, the environmental impact of industrial farming, the utilisation of meat substitutes, in vitro meat and strategies for change.

Abstracts of proposed contributions (no more than 300 words) should be sent (in English) to Clair Linzey via email: depdirector and (in French) to Muriel Arnal via email: muriel.arnal. The deadline for abstracts is 1 January 2016. Accepted papers will be considered for publication in a subsequent book volume or in the Journal of Animal Ethics.

The Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics was founded in 2006 and pioneers ethical perspectives on animals through academic research, teaching, and publication.

St Stephen’s House is an Anglican Theological College and a Hall of the University of Oxford.

Further information about the Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics and the Summer School can be found at And more information about One Voice can be found at