All times are in UTC+3 (Eastern European Summer Time)
Presentations marked with * will be held online only.
Zoom link will be sent out prior to the date.

Friday, 6 May

10:30–11:00 Registration

11:00–11:05 Opening words

11:05–12:00 Keynote 1 

Farištamo Eller “Profit at the cost of life is a loss: A glimpse into the animal advocacy and environmental movements in Estonia today”

12:00–14:00 Session 1 – Animal Advocacy Pasts, Presents and Futures

  1. Karl Hein “History of the Estonian animal welfare movement before World War II” 
  2. Ronnie Lee “Animal liberation and the climate crisis: Campaigning in the local community” *
  3. PJ Smith “A fur-free future is almost here. What’s next?” *
  4. Ryuji Chua “Visual storytelling for animal advocates: How to make videos that help animals” *

14:00–15:00 Lunch

15:00–16:00 Keynote 2

Richard White “Reasserting the Radical Praxis of Veganism in the Capitalocene: some thoughts and reflections” *

16:00–17:00 Session 2 – The Nature of Hunting  

  1. Eduardo Gonçalves “Trophy Hunting: why it’s time to ban it” *
  2. Francisco Sánchez Molina “Hunting a Protected Species: Is Finland circumventing the legal strict protection of wolves?”

19:00 Conference dinner (speakers only)

Saturday, 7 May 

11:00–11:30 Registration

11:30–13:30 Session 3 – Anthropocene Entanglements

  1. Zuzanna Nalepa “The Impact of Human Activity on the Soundscape of Nature in the Perspective of Anthropology of Sound and Eco-acoustics” *
  2. Katja Tiisala “Environmental Concern for Sentient Beings’ Lifeworlds” *
  3. Alex Lockwood ja Dan Kidby “The Evolving Narrative for Animals and Climate” *
  4. Renata Mliczak “(Dis)abled humans and other than humans’ place and role in the age of climate crisis” 

13:30–14:30 Lunch

14:30–15:30 Keynote 3

Laura Wright “Resisting the Masculinist Rhetoric of “Plant-Based”: An Ecofeminist Vegan Intervention” *

15:30–16:00 Break

16:00–18:30 Session 4 – Everyday Matters

  1. Joaquín Fernández Mateo & Alberto José Franco Barrera “Sustainable Development Goals & Animal Ethics or How to Consume and Produce with Responsibility in the Anthropocene” *
  2. Kuura Irni “Conceptualisations of “Nature” in Feminist Food Politics: Intersectional Implications” *
  3. Kadri Aavik ““The environmental aspect is more convincing because it’s not so much based on emotion”: using environmental arguments to justify veganism” 
  4. Anniina Ljokkoi “Taimsed pärimustoidud” (in Estonian)

18:30–18:40 Closing remarks