Melissa Laing – Social Work for Human AND Non-Human Animals

Sunday, 4 August 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Melissa Laing

We’re joined by PhD candidate Melissa Laing who discusses her research on social workers standing up for companion animals, in addition to their human clients.

You can follow Melissa on Twitter @ylaingylaing and you can also hear her talk Encountering Interspecies Homelessness: Stories of Social Workers’ Resistance to Anthropocentrism, plus other talks from the Sociology and Animals session at the 2018 ‘Precarity, Rights and Resistance’ conference by The Australian Sociological Association (TASA) here:

Sunday 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Animal advocacy on the airwaves, hosted by a team of local animal advocates.


The Freedom of Species Team