The arts and sciences of
human–animal interaction

July 11th to 13th

Cambridge, UK

Murray Edwards College

Latest news

Eminent moral philosopher Mary Midgley agrees to give plenary talk.

A post-conference forum will take place on July 14.

Important notice

Unfortunately, due to unprecedented demand, the conference is now completely booked out. If you have any questions, please contact Pauline Appleby –


About ISAZ 2012

This conference is open to papers and posters from all disciplines relevant to the study of human–animal interaction. We also welcome the submission of short films and video-works on the subject of human–animal interaction.

2012 marks the 25th anniversary of Anthrozoös, Journal of the International Society for Anthrozoology. Join us for this special event in the journal’s history.

The full conference programme is now available.

Topics will include:

  • Animals and human–animal interaction in film, television, literature, music and art
  • Attitudes to animals and animal issues (contemporary and historical)
  • The impact of human–animal interactions on the health and well-being of people and animals
  • Cultural studies of human–animal interaction
  • Animal welfare and ethical issues