Utworzono: 11-04-2019

ANIMAL LAW: ETHICS – LAW – CONSTITUTIONS

Research Centre for Public Policy and Regulatory Governance

University of Silesia in Katowice

 

 

PROGRAM

9:00 Welcome coffee

SESSION I

EVOLUTION, MORALITY AND ETHICS

 

9:15 DIANA FLEISCHMAN (University of Portsmouth, UK): “An evolutionary perspective on understanding animal ethics”

9:45 Discussion

10.00 ANDRZEJ ELŻANOWSKI (University of Warsaw, PL): “Moral vs. ethical status of animals”

10:30 Discussion

10:45 Coffee break

 

SESSION II

FROM ETHICS TO LAW: ANIMAL RIGHTS AND ABOLITIONISM

 

11:00 STEVEN WISE (Non-Human Rights Project, US): “The Struggle of the Nonhuman Rights Project to Obtain Legal Rights for Nonhuman Animals”

11:30 Discussion

11:45 DAVID FAVRE (Michigan State University College of Law, US): “Animal Rights by Accretion”

12:15 Discussion

12:30 Lunch break

SESSION III

ANIMAL LAW AND CONSTITUTIONS

 

13:00 PAMELA FRASCH (Lewis&Clark School of Law, Portland, US): “The American Constitution and Animals: First Amendment Tensions with Animal Protection Principles”

13:15 Discussion

13:30 BIRGITTA WAHLBERG (Abo Akademi, Turku, FI): “Fundamental Animal Rights in the Finnish Constitution –content and future prospects”

13:45 Discussion

14:00 Coffee break

SESSION IV

LEGAL PERSPECTIVES

14: 15 Sacha Lucassen (Center for Animal Defence (CFDF), DK): “Animal-based measures: a step towards rights for farm animals”

14:30 Discussion

14:45 Amy Wilson (Animal Law Reform South Africa, SA): “Human and nonhuman animal interests: The need for an integrational approach in law and policy”

15:00 Discussion

15:15 Tarja Koskela (University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, FI): „The fundamental rights of animals in practice”

15:30 Discussion

15:45 Coffee Break

 

16:00 Guest speech: Jakub Stencel (Open Cages, PL): “Is law the worst tool to protect animals? An activist perspective on the effectiveness of legal protection for animals”

16:15 Discussion

SESSION V

SOCIOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVES

 

16:30 GEETA SHYAM (Monash University, Clayton, AU): “How Community Attitudes Can Strengthen Abolitionist Arguments”

16:45 Discussion

17:00 Hanna Mamzer (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, PL): „Researching human attitudes towards animals”

16:15 Discussion

17:30 Włodzimierz Gogłoza (Maria Curie-Sklodowska University, Lublin, PL): „Abstention and veganism. The unfortunate parallels”

17:45 Discussion

 

 

 

Please note that some last minute amendments are possible.

Kontakt

Centrum Badawcze
Polityki Publicznej
i Problemów Regulacyjnych

ul. Bankowa 5
40-007 Katowice
cbpr@us.edu.pl
www.cbpr.us.edu.pl