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Sunday, 22 October 2017

"Thinking about animals..." book on Amazon bestseller list for Nature Literature Criticism

According to, our book Thinking about animals in the age of the Anthropocene is currently #37 (Kindle version) and #39 (Hardcover version) in the category Nature Literature Criticism.

This does not indicate a very high sale, since the overall sales ranking in Books is #3,578,294.

Friday, 20 October 2017

Kick-off partially attended

Today I attended part of the kick-off for the new "linjeforening" (student course NGO) of the students of MEES.

General meeting in Minding animals Norway announced

I have just announced the annual meeting of Minding Animals Norway, which will take place at Domus Nova in Oslo on November 20th at 20.00.

Program for the Norwegian animal ethics conference 2017 - with wolf theme

The program for the 6th Norwegian animal ethics conference (2017), to be held in Oslo on Tuesday November 21st, has been announced. I will be chairing.

Thursday, 19 October 2017

Ecosemiotics conference in Poland

The conference "Ecosemiotic paradigm for nature & culture: Transdisciplinary Explorations in the Cybernetics of Learning, Adapting, Understanding & Knowing" will be held in Mikołów, Poland, July 9–12, 2018. A call for papers is currently being distributed by email.

Contribution to philosophical program area research application

I have recently contributed with text on subjectivity and perception to a in-process program area research application among philosophers at University of Stavanger with some external collaborators.

Wednesday, 18 October 2017

2 hours of teaching followed

Today I am attending half (two hours) of Torvald Øgaard´s research methods class in "Philosophy of science and research methods". Meanwhile, I have drafted assignments for seminar work in research methods, which I will be responsible for the two coming weeks.