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Anthropology Lecture Series: The Role of Veterinarian Medicine and Multispecies Livelihoods in Ecological Rehabilitation: Pathways toward human-animal coexistence in the Anthropocene

This presentation explores the role veterinarians play in fostering multispecies relations in the Anthropocene. It draws on ethnographic field research conducted from an ongoing multi-sited, multispecies, longitudinal study of wildlife rehabilitation centers in Costa Rica, Canada, and the U.S. Findings suggest that veterinarians are uniquely positioned to speak in human terms for and about nonhumans. However, they often face high emotional and financial barriers, coupled with a lack of established power structures to promote a ‘one-welfare’ approach to wildlife-human coexistence.

Free, open to all. Live and on Zoom.

Friday, March 10, 2023 at 12:00pm to 12:50pm

Strand Agriculture Hall, 160
170 SW Waldo Place, Corvallis, OR 97331

Event Type

Lecture or Presentation

Event Topic

Academic, Global

Audience

Community Members, Faculty and Staff, Student

Tags

Anthropology

Cost

Free

Organization
College of Liberal Arts, School of Language, Culture, and Society
Contact Name

Shaozeng Zhang

Contact Email

zhangsha@oregonstate.edu

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