Animal Perceptions and Human Inconsistencies: What Human Treatment of and Attitudes Towards Animals Indicates About Human Societies

Tuesday, April 19th, 2011
Andrew Rowan
4:00 pm

Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum

600 South Gregory Street


Event Description

In the past 200 years, there have been substantial changes in how human societies view and treat animals. Today, there are considerable tensions and inconsistencies in how humans perceive and treat animals both within societies and across different societies. This presentation will explore some of the trends in our treatment of animals, some of the inconsistencies in the way animals are presented in societies and will track how changing human perceptions have affected the way we manage the human-animal interaction.
WILL-AM580 FOCUS interview with Andrew Rowan


Event Video
Andrew Rowan

President & CEO, Humane Society International Chief International Officer and CSO, The Humane Society of the United States