Episode 5: Animals as Immigrants

 

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In this episode, we look at Animals as Immigrants. Animal movement across the globe and boundaries happens within contested spaces leaving animals wanted, unwanted, forced, coerced or in liminal landscapes of uncertainty.


 

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Participants:

PodCrew:

Michelle Szydlowski

PhD Candidate, University of Exeter 

ms835@exeter.ac.uk 

www.internationalelephants.org

Kris Hill

PhD Student, University of Exeter

kh458@exeter.ac.uk

https://katzenlife.wordpress.com/ 

Sarah Oxley Heaney

PhD Student, University of Exeter 

sh750@exeter.ac.uk

www.kissingsharks.com

Podlet Guests

 

Tom Aeillo

PhD Candidate, University of Exeter

Associate professor of history and African American studies.

https://www.thomasaiellobooks.com/contact

Jes Hooper

PhD Student, University of Exeter

jh1220@exeter.ac.uk 

www.thecivetproject.com

 

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