In 2016, Ula Zarosa from Open Cages in Poland interviewed me about animal rights activism in theory and practice. This interview was after I spoke at the Open Cages conference in Warsaw in July. The interview focuses on several issues and in particular the development of the animal rights movement in Central and Eastern Europe.… Read More


In March 2016 the University of Kassel in Germany hosted a conference called Animal Biographies: Recovering Animal Selfhood through Interdisciplinary Narration? The conference was organised by Prof. Dr. Mieke Roscher and Dr. André Krebber. It was a great conference with many interesting papers. I was honoured to give my presentation, “Topsy, An Elephant We Must Never Forget.”… Read More


Ever wondered what I do, how I spend my time, and how I make a living? Now, you can find out by reading my annual review for 2015. As we begin… Read More


I’m working on an assignment with Alley Cat Allies, the U.S.-based organisation dedicated to advocating for cats, and working closely with Becky Robinson, the president and founder. I helped to… Read More


The U.S.-based advocacy organisation, Alley Cat Allies, celebrates this year a quarter century of saving cats. Alley Cat Allies is the first organization to introduce and advocate for humane methods of feral cat care,… Read More


The prestigious magazine, Peace News, publishes a review of Growl. Published since 1936, Peace News is the U.K.’s only grassroots newspaper covering the full spectrum of peace and justice issues and… Read More


Vegan Vision Workshop 2 at London Vegfest The second in a consecutive series three workshops at the People’s Vegan Activist Summit at the London Vegfest on Sunday, October 11, 2015. The workshops… Read More


Vegan Vision Workshop 1 at London Vegfest The first in a consecutive series three workshops at the People’s Vegan Activist Summit at the London Vegfest on Sunday, October 11, 2015. The workshops… Read More


Earlier this month I had the honour to be the keynote speaker at the annual general meeting of Eurogroup for Animals when it met in Brussels. Its mission is to “build… Read More


In 1975 Peter Singer published Animal Liberation, which became one of the impulses for the contemporary animal rights movement. Singer is a utilitarian philosopher and the moral philosophy he espouses in Animal Liberation… Read More


Musician and astrophysicist Brian May recently launched a new campaign from his charity the Save Me Trust. It’s called Common Decency with a mission to reform Britain’s democracy. We want nothing less than a… Read More


The mission of Minding Animals International is to advance animal studies worldwide. Every three years we partner with a like-minded organisation or a university to co-produce an international conference for… Read More


This has been an extremely busy year for me and my work for animal rights as an advocate for animals who is an author and independent scholar. The year’s highlight… Read More