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Colloquium Lecture with Professor Kenneth Joel Shapiro

On 18 October 2012 at Warsaw University of Technology, professor Shapiro gave a lecture on ”The Social Construction of Animals in the Laboratory: The Protean Rodent”.

Professor Kenneth Joel Shapiro is a graduate of Harvard University and Duke University, an outstanding scientist in the field of psychology and animal psychology, founder and executive director in the Animals and Society Institute in the USA, whose staff study the human-animal relations, correlations between animal cruelty and cruelty towards people, as well as act for animal protection. Professor Shapiro co-created and still sits in editorial boards of renown journals in the field of psychology (Journal of Phenomenological Psychology), society and animals (Journal of Human–Animal Studies).

The lecture was organized by the WUT Centre for Advanced Studies.