Explore Cardiff University

Cardiff University Logo

Cardiff School of
Planning and Geography

Interpreting Horses and their Welfare

Dr Nora Schuurman, PhD Fellow, University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu, Fl.
Tuesday 23rd October 2012 - 4:00pm
Basement Room (-1.63)

Nora Schuurman is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Eastern Finland in Joensuu. She was originally trained as a geographer, and in March 2012 defended her PhD thesis in Environmental Policy, on interpreting horses and their welfare. Her research interests include human-animal relationships, conceptions and knowledge about animal welfare, and the role of the horse in Western society. She is currently working for the project “Companion Animals and the Affective Turn: Reconstructing the Human-Horse Relationship in Modern Culture (CONIMAL)”, funded by the Academy of Finland.

Public seminar series hosted by the Environment Research Group