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Plato Between the Teeth of the Beast: animals and democracy in tomorrow's Europe

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Speaker(s): Dr Richard Iveson

Recorded on 11 February 2014 in Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building.

How important are animals to the constitution of democracy? In this talk, Richard Iveson will consider whether the egalitarian entanglement of humans and other animals in fact constitutes the prior condition of any democratic community.

Richard Iveson is research fellow in the Centre for Critical and Cultural Studies at the University of Queensland.

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