VETERINARIzATION OF EUROPE?
HUNTING FOR WILD BOAR FUTURES IN THE TIME OF AFRICAN SWINE FEVER
A project that pursues a collaborative, ethnographic investigation into the relationship between three understudied subjects in anthropology: veterinary medicine, recreational hunting, and wild boars.
News, publications and more of our activities
Events 27. 11. 2022 Anthropology of (pig) Hunting Workshop - Nov 27-30 3-day workshop with ethnographic researchers of pig hunting sharing and analyzing each other's work, and discussing in depth the question 'What is hunting?’
Events 31. 10. 2022 "Pig Worlds" - Call for Papers 'Relations and Beyond': The Biennial Conference of the Finnish Anthropological Society, 23rd -25th March 2023.
Public outreach 27. 9. 2022 Marianna Szczygielska on the future of wilderness On September 12th, 2022, Marianna Szczygielska took part in a public debate with environmental humanities scholars and activists in which she talked about how to imagine our future with urban wild boars. The event was part of the Bomba Magabitowa2 (Megabit Bomb) festival in Kraków.
Publications 23. 9. 2022 Inhabiting Forest of Dean borderlands: Feral wild boar and dynamic ecologies of memory and place O'Mahony, K. (2022). Inhabiting Forest of Dean borderlands: Feral wild boar and dynamic ecologies of memory and place. Emotion, Space and Society, 45, 100902.
Presentations 23. 9. 2022 Participation in the 13th International Wild Boar Symposium Between September 5h and 9th, Luděk Brož, Kieran O'Mahony, and Aníbal Arregui participated in the 13th International Wild Boar Symposium. The event gathered more than 200 researchers coming from diverse disciplines (biology, veterinary medicine, social sciences) to discuss the current and future measures for the management of wild boar population in Europe and beyond. The event was held in Seva (Barcelona) and organized and sponsored by diverse national and international institutions.
Presentations 18. 7. 2022 Presentation at the European Society for Environmental History conference On July 8th, 2022, Marianna Szczygielska presented a paper on the interwar history of veterinary practices in captive breeding at the annual conference of the European Society for Environmental History (ESEH) held in Bristol. Her presentation was part of the panel titled "Animals out of Place: Captive/Wild."