Translating compassion and veganism: The case of animal advocacy in the Sino-cultural sphere

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

Description

Gina Song Lopez (宋芝蘭) is a PhD candidate at the Centre for East and South-East Studies at Lund University. Her research project focuses on the spread of veganism in the Sino-cultural context. Her interest in this topic draws from the environmental politics of food, and the emergence of modern sustainability and animal advocacy discourses in the region. In the talk “Translating compassion and veganism: The case of animal advocacy in the Sino-cultural sphere” she will focus on the ‘travel’ of animal rights and veganism to Taiwan and China. Highlighting the work of local actors advancing the interest of non-human animals and the structural and cultural challenges involved
Period2022 Mar 23
Event titleLund University Critical Animal Studies Network: Guest Seminar
Event typeSeminar
LocationLund, SwedenShow on map
Degree of RecognitionLocal

UKÄ subject classification

  • Social Sciences Interdisciplinary

Free keywords

  • veganism
  • animal rights
  • Animal welfare
  • China
  • Taiwan