BLOG POST: Multiple perspectives on wild boar proliferation at research symposium in Prague

Author Information: Erica von Essen,
erica.von.essen [at] slu.se

To cite: von Essen, Erica. “Multiple perspectives on wild boar proliferation at research symposium in Prague” Bewildering Boar Blog. November 2018, [https://boar.hypotheses.org/821

The rapid population spread of wild boars across Europe is generating waves of conflicts around human-boar co-existence. Researchers specializing in the wild boar from the humanities and the environmental, social and veterinary medicine sciences gathered to discuss the position of wild boars in Europe today and in the future.

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BLOG POST: Wild Boars and Family Values in Poland

Author Information: Marianna Szczygielska, szczygielska [at] mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de

To cite: Szczygielska, Marianna. “Wild Boars and Family Values in Poland.” Bewildering Boar Blog. June 2018, [https://boar.hypotheses.org/472]

On May 12th, 2018 St. Hubert’s March took the streets of Warsaw for the first time. The event gathering mostly hunters, foresters, farmers and representatives of the fur industry, was organized by the Ecological Youth Forum (Ekologiczne Forum Młodzieży) to commemorate the centenary of Polish independence. One incident occurred during the parade when the police confiscated an artwork. Continue reading “BLOG POST: Wild Boars and Family Values in Poland”

ASF-STOP COST action

We are happy to announce that Luděk Brož and Marianna Szczygielska of our team joined the ASF-STOP COST action. We are looking forward to acquiring new contacts and eventually insights into knowledge making and dissemination practices regarding the African Swine Fever (ASF) that structure, to a considerable degree, the modes of relating to and co-existing with wild boars.

(Un)Common Worlds

Marianna Szczygielska and Erica von Essen will give papers at the “(Un)Common Worlds” Human-Animal Studies Conference — 7–9 August 2018 Turku, Finland. The program looks fascinating indeed!

HUNTING AS NEXUS FOR CHANGING HUMAN-WILDLIFE RELATIONS

Chair: Erica Von Essen
Karin Dirke: Language of the Hunt; The Negotiation of Ethics and Technology in the Journal Jägaren
Marianna Szczygielska: Wildlife Revenge: Human-Animal Drama in Spoor
Erica von Essen: The Changing Wildlife Tableau – the Evolution of Hunting Magazine Covers and Trophy Shots

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Porcine Futures 1: Re-negotiating “Wilderness” in More-than-human Worlds

Feral Piglets. Photo by Craig ONeal / Flickr https://www.flickr.com/photos/craigoneal/6576501459/in/photostream

Workshop jointly organized by our team (CEFRES/Institute of Ethnology CAS) together with Erica von Essen (SLU) kindly supported by the Swedish Hunting Association through the grant “Challenges Facing Swedish Hunting Ethics in Post-Modernity”.

16-17 October 2018

Narodni 18, Prague 1, Czech Republic

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