Arts and Sciences of Human-Animal Interactions

ISAZ 2012
The Arts & Sciences of Human–Animal Interaction
11 to 13 July 2012, Murray Edwards College, Cambridge, UK

ISAZ 2012

The abstract book may be downloaded from here.
The cover may be downloaded from here.

Below is a list of the oral presentations. Most of these were filmed and links to view them are provided.

 

Opening Remarks
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=74c60Nq3U6Y&feature=plcp

 

Plenary Talks

PLENARY 1: On being an Anthrozoon
Mary Midgley
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_pm30aal38s&feature=plcp
The text of this talk can be downloaded here.

PLENARY 2: Lives that will not disentangle: what is so special about animal film imagery?
Jonathan Burt

PLENARY 3: Animal personality: what do we know and where shall we go?
Sam Gosling

PLENARY 4: No animals were harmed®
Karen Rosa
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qTq4r4chkTI&feature=plcp

 

Oral Presentations

O1. Does pleasure exceed pain in moral significance?
Jonathan Balcombe
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a_qrhswKWS8&feature=plcp

 

O2. Camels out of place and time: the dromedary in Australia
Sarah Batt
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ysftUnZD9Bc&feature=plcp

 

O3. Pet-friendly planning: how wildlife protection laws are making local councils accommodate dog owners' needs in new housing developments
Stephen Jenkinson
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DKo4g10eR_E&feature=plcp

 

O4. Demographic themes and trends: twenty-five years of Anthrozoös research and review articles
Clarissa Uttley
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=53-9WyKQgJg&feature=plcp

 

05. Does emotional support from cats depend upon anthropomorphism?
John Bradshaw
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xLMb6X3Jab4&feature=plcp

 

O6. The tiger in the tank: animal symbolism and visual metaphor in a media culture – a review of the uses and impacts of animals in the automobile advertising industry
Cluny South
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VBKFQzr2XTE&feature=plcp

 

O7. Kill ‘em dead!: The ordinary practices of pest control in the home
Emma Power
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jC1XpaWKy0E&feature=plcp

 

O8. Factors associated with dog walking in 9-10 year old children in Liverpool, UK
Carri Westgarth
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MqTokShiTQ4&feature=plcp

 

O9. 'Let us clear the stage and clear our conscience, too': historic British campaigns against animal performance
David Wilson
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y8hAV8ZvU5I&feature=plcp

 

O10. Quantifying the impact of incorporating therapy dogs in an after-school program: a comparison of net change in reading fluency
Jennifer Emmert
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bpkUU7o7ZHg&feature=plcp

 

O11. Pet ownership and attachment in 9-10 year old children in Liverpool, UK
Alexander German

 

O12. Marginalization in the wake of domestication; the aisle of the barn
Judith Mazzucco
This was an interactive art installation. Not filmed.

 

O13. Conflicting representations of the treatment of dispersing and raiding male baboons on South Africa's Cape Peninsula
Samantha Hurn

 

O14. An elephant in my mirror: human-elephant attachment styles and their impact on captive elephant health and well-being
Lokesh Coomar
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=15wP26twEck&feature=plcp

 

O15. Measuring speciesism: scale development and validation
Stephanie Grayson
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=96n6ssYOnXU&feature=plcp

 

O16. The role of personality and sex in owner-cat behaviours and interactions
Kurt Kotrschal
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5G2jYLaBcjE&feature=plcp

 

O17. Dog breed popularity is driven by cultural transmission, not behavioural qualities
Harold Herzog
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rXDXIyXpvI4&feature=plcp

 

O18. Are the presence of pets or the presence of partners associated with better moods during people's daily lives?
Erika Friedmann
www.youtube.com/watch?v=gGAZWXjg0UE&feature=plcp

 

O19. Deconstructing the animal in search of the real
Giovanni Aloi
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R3cwldLdDTM&feature=plcp

 

O20. Moving beyond the five freedoms: a new definition for the parameters of caring for companion animals
Kathryn Atema
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l5qyG6Btlug&feature=plcp

 

O21. Older and younger adults make different attributions for interactions with animals and robots
Matthew Chin

 

O22. Emotional and behavioural repercussions in dogs of two obedience-separation tasks with the owner within sight or out of sight
Donald Broom
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UuQ22AFSY9Y&feature=plcp

 

O23. Zoopolitan futures
Ray Hutchison
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v52DexPhPrM&feature=plcp

 

O24. Autism guide dogs and changes in family life
Marie-Jose Enders-Slegers
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kTiUUbu1eHo&feature=plcp

 

O25. Socio-emotional effects of a dog in the classroom
Andrea Beetz
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vn5C2U5CoiU&feature=plcp

 

O26. Characteristics of 24 cases of animal hoarding in Spain
Paula Calvo

 

O27. Canines and childhood cancer: examining the effects of therapy dogs with childhood cancer patients and their families
Molly Jenkins
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F3mdLKnFO-o&feature=plcp

 

O28. Measuring benefits to Scottish male young offenders in the first prison-based dog training programme in the UK.
Rebecca Leonardi

 

O29. Upon the death of a dog: three women artists and works of love and loss
Kathleen Vaughan

 

O30. Increasing our understanding of the role of oxytocin in dog-human bonding.
Jessica L. Oliva
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hsJ4xi462_Y&feature=plcp

 

O31. Animal assisted therapy at the U.S. Army Air Forces Convalescent Center at Pawling, New York: an idea that barely found a place in medical history
Helena Pycior

 

O32. Development of the SPANA caring for animals questionnaire
Stephen Albone
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NxQQ6oUzeS4&feature=plcp

 

O33. Other voices: human and animal vocal entanglements in performance
Austin McQuinn
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aJuF3fxspzg&feature=plcp

 

O34. Designing playful encounters between farm animals and humans to reshape the interface between animal science, philosophy and ethics
Clemens Driessen

 

O35. From gate to plate: perspectives on contemporary food production and animal welfare
Nik Taylor
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r5iVv6d09MI&feature=plcp

 

O36. Effects of an animal-assisted intervention for children with autism spectrum disorder and their peers in a classroom setting
Marguerite O’Haire
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mkq1CDlJNyM&feature=plcp

 

O37. Equine gatekeepers: the active role of horses in fox-hunting and fieldwork
Alison Acton
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=owC3GzKOQuU&feature=plcp

 

O38. Breed identification of dogs: an illusion
Victoria Voith

 

O39. Quality management in AAI: are ordinary people as observers accurate raters?
Birgit Stetina
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B91q3RP_tLo&feature=plcp

 

O40. Eye movements, expertise and animal type as predictors of animal contentment attributions
Valerie Sims
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OH0aVXtmjUY&feature=plcp

 

O41. The role of pets in the family systems of children from diverse cultures in the US
Brinda Jegatheesan

 

O42. Rick Gibson.
The use of live insects in art and entertainment
Rick Gibson
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HOLONdiKm6k&feature=plcp

 

O43. The art of naming cats: cross-cultural study continued
Penny Bernstein

 

O44. Companion dogs act as psychological assets for successful professionals
Pauleen Bennett
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4s3gEKfiliU&feature=plcp

 

O45. Guidelines for dog-assisted interventions in institutions
Christine Olsen
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AAnG3ak7ofY&feature=plcp

 

O46. Understanding past and present objections to greyhound racing in the United States: a revised view
Gwyneth Thayer
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TTbcqyqH5Cg&feature=plcp

 

O47. Human classification of context-related vocalisations emitted by known and unknown domestic cats (Felis catus)
Sarah Ellis
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=twzRhi2DYbo&feature=plcp

 

O48. "The woman with the dog": issues of independence and identity for guide dog owners
Ruth Butler
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ft5MDCJfPpc&feature=plcp

 

O49. Children’s attitudes to farm animals
Nelly Lakestani
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7JetsuYd27M&feature=plcp

 

O50. Factors that predict owner attachment to pet dogs
Christy L. Hoffman
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=junNKPRVyBE&feature=plcp

 

O51. Can they suffer? Facing animal suffering in Jacques Derrida and Primo Levi
Damiano Benvegnù
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iPIGE1_zgDY&feature=plcp

 

O52. Companion animal attachment and general well being in older adults, living in the Western Region of Puerto Rico
Yahaira Segarra Gonzalez
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y1CC-rp9IHw&feature=plcp

 

O53. Thrill killing
Karen Dalke
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XEvuWIInjkI&feature=plcp

 

O54. Seeing the other—animal identities through children’s eyes
Wouter Servaas
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9FNjExLqMuw&feature=plcp

 

O55. Posthumeneutics and the animal avant garde: digital experiments in inter-species translation
Thomas Doran

 

O56. The changing human-feline relationship in Britain c.1900-1950
Hilda Kean
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YFHFg41dS-Y&feature=plcp

 

O57. Teacher attitudes to animals in primary education in England
Diahann Gallard
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1efme7X_S_U&feature=plcp

 

O58. The fall and rise of animals in fiction
Gabrielle Regney
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=926rfLjlxTU&feature=plcp

 

Closing Remarks
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1l_kUo36__8&feature=plcp

 

Compilation: Final Thoughts
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Utp8ITr4I4&feature=plcp

 

Posters
Presenters were invited to upload a pdf of their poster to the ISAZ Online Poster Session. These can be viewed here.

Note that not all authors uploaded their poster to the site. Posters from previous years can also be viewed here.