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ISAZ 2021

30th International Society for Anthrozoology Conference

The changing nature of human-animal relationships: Theory, research and practice


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ISAZ 2020

One Health, One Welfare: Wellbeing for all in human-animal interactions

Virtual Conference

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ISAZ 2019

Animals in the Public Eye: Interactions and Perceptions of Animals

Orlando, Florida USA

ISAZ 2018

Animals in Our Lives

Sydney, Australia

ISAZ 2017

Human-Animal Interconnections

Davis, California USA

ISAZ 2016

Exploring Human-Animal Interactions: A multidisciplinary approach from behavioral and social sciences

Barcelona, Spain

ISAZ 2015

Topics in Human-Animal Interactions: Significance in history and for the future

Saratoga Springs, New York

ISAZ 2014

Animals and Humans together: Integration in Society

Vienna, Austria, 2014

ISAZ 2014 Conference Website

ISAZ 2013

Evidence-based Approaches to the Study of Human-Animal Interactions

Chicago, Illinois, USA

Program and Abstracts (pdf)

ISAZ 2012

Arts and Sciences of Human-Animal Interactions

Murray Edwards College, Cambridge, UK

Abstracts (pdf)

ISAZ 2011

Human-Animal Interactons: Challenges and Rewards

Indianapolis, Indiana

ISAZ 20th Anniversary powerpoint (pdf)

ISAZ 2010

Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Human-Animal Interactions

Stockholm, Sweden

ISAZ 2009

Human-Animal Interaction: Impacting Multiple Species

Kansas City, Missouri, USA

ISAZ 2008

Human Animal Bond: Theory, Research & Practice

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

ISAZ 2007

The Power of Animals: Approaches to Identifying New Roles for Animals in Society

Tokyo, Japan

ISAZ 2006

The Importance of Attitudes, Values, and Economics on the Welfare and Conservation of Animals

Barcelona, Spain

ISAZ 2005

Exploring Human-Animal Relationships

Niagara Falls, New York, USA

ISAZ 2004

Advances in the Science and Application of Animal Training

Glasgow, Scotland, UK

In conjunction with UFAW, satellite meeting to IAHAIO 2004

ISAZ 2003

The Social Lives of Animals: Human/Non-human Cognition, Interactions, Relationships

Kent State University

Canton, Ohio, USA

Held sequentially with

NILAS, Nature in Legend and Story

ISAZ 2002

Animal Arenas: Spaces, Performances and Exhibitions

University College

London, UK

ISAZ 2001

Human-Animal Conflict: Exploring the Relationships with Conflict Between Humans and Other Animals

University of California – Davis

Davis, California, USA

Held sequentially with the conferences of NILAS (Nature in Legend and Story) and ISAE (International Society for Applied Ethology)

ISAZ 2000

Issues in Companion Animal Welfare

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

ISAZ 1999

Men, Women and Animals: The Influence of Gender on Our Relations with Animals and Nature

University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

ISAZ 1998

Human-Companion Animal Communication: Understandings and Misunderstandings

Prague, Czech Republic

ISAZ 1997

International Society for AnthroZoology

Tufts University

Boston, USA

ISAZ 1996

The Animal Contract: Exploring the Relationships Between Humans and Other Animals

Downing College,

Cambridge University

Cambridge, UK

ISAZ 1995

Cultural & Historical Perspectives on Human-Animal Interactions

Geneva, Switzerland

ISAZ 1994

International Society for Anthrozoology

New York, New York, USA

ISAZ 1993

Ethological and Behavioral Approaches to the Study of Human-Animal Interactions

University of California – Davis

Davis, California, USA

ISAZ 1992

Methodologies in Anthrozoologial Research

Montreal, Quebec, Canada