I’m Going to Oxford!

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I have the great honour of attending the Sixth Annual Oxford Animal Ethics Summer School on Humane Education; Increasing sensitivity to animals and humans.

21-24 July 2019, at St Stephen’s House, University of Oxford

Oxford

Here are some of the topics that will be covered. I think that I am going to enjoy this!

  • Can education make people more humane?
  • Can empathy be taught?
  • Are humans “naturally” violent?
  • What is the role of humane societies in combatting cruelty?
  • How important is humane education to both animal protection and human protection?
  • How effective is the existing provision of humane education in schools, colleges, and universities worldwide?
  • Should public money fund humane education?
  • What is the rationale behind humane education?
  • Where are the leading centres of humane education, and who are the leading humane educators?
  • Does humane education expose the link between animal abuse and human violence?
  • Should animal ethics be part of humane education?

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