How clever are the animals we keep?

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Monday 27 November 
6-8pm
Stripe Lecture Theatre, King Alfred Campus, University of Winchester, Sparkford Road, Winchester, Hampshire SO22 4NR 

The talk will consider questions such as:

  • What feelings do the animals that we keep have?
  • Are sheep or pigs cleverer than dogs?
  • Is there anything that humans can do that some other animal cannot do?
  • Are all animals sentient?

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Speaker Bio:

Donald M. Broom, Emeritus Professor of Animal Welfare, Cambridge University, Department of Veterinary Medicine was the first Professor of Animal Welfare in the world in 1986. He served on UK (FAWC, APC, Seals) and Council of Europe committees and chaired the World Organization for Animal Health (O.I.E.) land transport group.

He was Chairman or Vice Chairman of EU Scientific Committees on Animal Welfare 1990 – 2009 and prepared a Study on "Animal Welfare in the EU" for the European Parliament published January 2017. His recent books include "Domestic Animal Behaviour and Welfare", 5th edition" (2015 CABI, with A.F. Fraser), and "Sentience and Animal Welfare" (2014 CABI).

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