The Arts Environment Research Group is an interdisciplinary grouping that brings together scholars working in the general surroundings in which we live. 'Environment' can include the imagined, built and man-made as well as the natural and industrial environments we operate within. The group meets on a regular basis and especially welcomes scholarship applicants with a particular interest in change, threat, management and human impact that can be located but also traverse the visual arts, design, theatre, performance, film and video, architecture, creative writing, media and journalism and music – applied in collaboration with the sciences, social sciences and humanities.
24 June 2014 Public Lecture "The Wonderment of this Taxonomy: Animals and Wonder from Herodotus to Galapagos" presented by Associate Professor Philip Armstrong, University of Canterbury
3-4 July 2014 The Arts Environment Research Group is supporting the 2014 Unnatural Futures Conference.
11 August 2014 Public Lecture "Towards a Multicultural Zoopolis: Animal Rights, Race and the Left" presented by Professor Will Kymlicka, Queen's University, Kingston, Canada
9 December 2014 The Arts Environment Research Group is hosting a Work in Progress Forum with guest lecturer Associate Professor Tania Lewis, RMIT. For further information please email Bridget.Eltham@utas.edu.au
10 December 2014 Public Lecture "Bringing the Chickens Home to Roost: The Mainstreaming of Ethical Consumption" presented by Associate Professor Tania Lewis, RMIT.
Authorised by the Dean, Faculty of Arts
14 October, 2014