Animal Rights & Activism

Talks and panels examining the history of animal rights and some of the tactics employed in defence of animals; located on Level 3 of Olympia Central

Timetable

Saturday

11:30am

Protecting and conserving the soil, earthworms and other inhabitants for healthy food and a healthy planet

Sagar Sumaria

The plight of our soil is in danger. In the last few years, much evidence has come on the dangers[…]

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Sagar Sumaria

12:00pm

Defending Go Vegan World’s Educational Adverts from Challenge

Barbara Bolton

Go Vegan World’s educational ad campaign has run across the UK and Ireland, on buses, live screens in city centres,[…]

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Barbara Bolton

1:00pm

Creating change from within; How to set up an accessible community hub

Lifeafterhummus Community Benefit Society

Almost one year on from opening their hub in Somers Town (Kings Cross)  Lifeafterhummus Community Benefit Society have taught over[…]

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Lifeafterhummus Community Benefit Society

1:30pm

Vegans Against World Hunger

Vegans Against World Hunger

Helen Wright and Julian Wilkinson, founders and trustees of Vegans Against World Hunger, will look at how veganism can help[…]

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Vegans Against World Hunger

2:00pm

Panel: Education and Disruption

Jennifer D’Netto, Pamela Nova, Roger Yates, Alex Lockwood, Jeremy Hess

A panel to discuss how education and disruption can help to build vegan awareness. Moderator: Jeremy Hess Panellists: Jennifer D’Netto –[…]

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Jennifer D’Netto

Pamela Nova

Roger Yates

Alex Lockwood

Jeremy Hess

3:00pm

Fighting Bull Fighting

Carlos Barbon

Each year in Spain, 70,000 bulls are tortured and killed in the name of bull fighting. At this talk Carlos[…]

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Carlos Barbon

3:30pm

The Save Movement & the importance of bearing witness

Dina Aherne

In this talk Dina will share who The Save Movement, as a grassroots organisation is, as well as speak about[…]

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Dina Aherne

4:00pm

In Defence of Revolutionary Veganism

Roger Yates

Why do social movements moderate over time and lose the radicalism of the pioneers of the movement – and why[…]

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Roger Yates

5:00pm

Using Vegan Rights to Promote Animal Rights

Barbara Bolton

What legal rights DO vegans have? There is some confusion about whether or not vegans are protected from discrimination, and[…]

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Barbara Bolton

Sunday

11:00am

Animal Advocacy Conference Asia 2020

Elly

We will be announcing the launch of the first Asian conference focused on farmed animals. Come and find out more[…]

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Elly

11:30am

Animals and the environment in Occupied Palestine

Jasmine Owens

What’s it like to be an animal living in Occupied Palestine? Come and hear the stories of the Palestinian Animal[…]

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Jasmine Owens

12:00pm

In Defence of Revolutionary Veganism

Roger Yates

Why do social movements moderate over time and lose the radicalism of the pioneers of the movement – and why[…]

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Roger Yates

1:00pm

New Words for a New World for Animals – Creating Change with Radical Reframes

Pamela Nova

Words create emotions; emotions create actions. By changing the words we use to accurately portray the reality of animal oppression,[…]

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Pamela Nova

2:00pm

Panel: Grassroots - Where to From Here?

Lynn Sawyer, Emma Louisa, Roger Yates, Mark Flood, Jeremy Hess

A panel to discuss various forms of grassroots activism and where to go from here. Moderator: Jeremy Hess Panellists: Lynn[…]

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Lynn Sawyer

Emma Louisa

Roger Yates

Mark Flood

Jeremy Hess

3:00pm

The role of grass-roots activism in Animal Rights and the future of the movement. (Activism and the campaign against the Oxford animal lab)

Mel Broughton

The animal rights movement was built around the activities of it’s grass – roots activists.  From the ALF to the[…]

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Mel Broughton

4:00pm

Panel: National Organisations - Where to From Here?

Isobel Hutchinson, Laura Hellwig, Sam Calvert, Abigail Penny, Jeremy Hess

A panel to highlight the work of various national organisations and where we go from here. Moderator: Jeremy Hess Panellists:[…]

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Isobel Hutchinson

Laura Hellwig

Sam Calvert

Abigail Penny

Jeremy Hess