Title of Presentation

Keynote: Historical and Structural Basis of Entangled Oppression and Violence: RESISTANCE

Start Date

13-10-2018 12:00 PM

End Date

13-10-2018 1:00 PM

Abstract

Dr. Nibert is an award winning critical animal rights scholar whose work centers on the intersecting oppressions of speciesism, capitalism, and racism. He was the recipient of the Distinguished Scholarship Award for the Animals and Society Section of the American Sociological Association (2005) for his book Animal Rights/Human Rights: Entanglements of Oppression and Liberation. He has published numerous books, including Animal Oppression and Human Violence: Domesecration, Capitalism, and Global Conflict (Columbia University Press.

In this presentation Professor Nibert will highlight the relationship between patriarchy, capitalism and the entangled oppression of humans and other animals. From the murderous campaigns of Genghis Khan to the destructive practices of Wall Street, institutionalized exploitation and violence are motivated by material gain. He will discuss the urgent implications for the contemporary animal rights movement.

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Oct 13th, 12:00 PM Oct 13th, 1:00 PM

Keynote: Historical and Structural Basis of Entangled Oppression and Violence: RESISTANCE

Dr. Nibert is an award winning critical animal rights scholar whose work centers on the intersecting oppressions of speciesism, capitalism, and racism. He was the recipient of the Distinguished Scholarship Award for the Animals and Society Section of the American Sociological Association (2005) for his book Animal Rights/Human Rights: Entanglements of Oppression and Liberation. He has published numerous books, including Animal Oppression and Human Violence: Domesecration, Capitalism, and Global Conflict (Columbia University Press.

In this presentation Professor Nibert will highlight the relationship between patriarchy, capitalism and the entangled oppression of humans and other animals. From the murderous campaigns of Genghis Khan to the destructive practices of Wall Street, institutionalized exploitation and violence are motivated by material gain. He will discuss the urgent implications for the contemporary animal rights movement.