Animal Law, Ethics and Policy Conference

Second Conference on Animal Law, Ethics and Policy - including call for papers/posters

Liverpool John Moores University, School of Law in collaboration with the UK Centre for Animal Law.

The conference will take place on 10-11 September 2019.

View the conference programme.

Conference aims:

  • To bring to together leading animal law academics, practitioners in the field of animal welfare and research students to share ideas and develop networks in this fast developing area of law
  • To examine the interface of law, ethics and the developing academic discipline Animal Law in the UK and elsewhere
  • To explore how ethics affect the practical implementation of policy and law in practice
  • To share good practice in the teaching and scholarship of Animal Law and Ethics including experience in setting up and running such courses
  • To explore the animal welfare implications of Brexit


Following the success of last year’s conference, this year the conference will be split between a section devoted to important policy and developmental updates in the area of animals, ethics and law (such as Brexit), and a section devoted to papers from those conducting new research in the area.

There will be keynote papers delivered by leading practitioners in the field.

A programme will be circulated when the process of invitation and peer review of papers is complete.

You can secure your place on the conference by purchasing a ticket.