Author: Robin Irvine

Ethnographic Methods in Animal Health: Workshop @EdinburghUni

Irus Braverman “Captive: Zoometric operations in Gaza” – CLS Annual Lecture @ Edinburgh 4pm 20th April

Veterinary Anthropology Workshop: Programme and Abstracts @ Edinburgh 18th-19th April

Veterinary Anthropology Workshop – Edinburgh 18th-19th April

Robin Irvine , April 6th, 2016


http://www.san.ed.ac.uk/edcma/events/workshops_and_conferences/2015_2016/veterinary_anthropology_workshop


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A dilemma at the heart of multispecies anthropology: the “inclusion” of animals

Robin Irvine , February 27th, 2016


“the “inclusion” of animals is not necessarily the most interesting issue, but rather how they are included [Candea 243]. If following a classic or “Durkheimian” model, where social…


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Multispecies Anthropology Panels at ASA 2016

21st century ‘barbarians’: Modernity, the breeding of fighting bulls and EU farming subsidies

Robin Irvine , January 9th, 2016


This is an extended version of an article orginally published in The Conversation.  I am grateful to the editors there for their support and for helping myself and…


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[Anthropo]logy beyond the human?

Robin Irvine , October 20th, 2015


Yesterday, 19/10/15, the Scottish Training in Anthropological Research (STAR) network launched what will hopefully become an annual round-table event to bring postgraduate researchers and staff togeth…


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Four Legs Good: Working With A Canine Research Assistant

Robin Irvine , October 20th, 2015


Karen Lane – University of St Andrews The dog saw the elderly woman before I did. Walking up Market Street in St Andrews my mind was elsewhere (I’d…


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Multispecies anthropology in the media: The polar bears are coming to town

Robin Irvine , October 20th, 2015


The anthropologist Martina Tyrrell looks at life in Arviat, Hudson Bay, when polar bears come to town. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-34490185      


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