Dr. Yamini Narayanan


Short bioDr. Yamini Narayanan is Senior Lecturer in International and Community Development. Her work is focussed on two major themes: the nexus between animals and urban planning in India; and the intersections of speciesism, casteism and racism in the ways in which animals are enrolled in nation-building projects. Dr. Yamini is the founding Convenor of the Deakin Critical Animal Studies Network, and has served as the founding co-convenor of the ‘Animals and Sociology’ thematic group at The Australian Sociological Association. She is a lifelong Fellow of the Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics, an honour that is conferred through nomination or invitation only.

Session Name
INTERTWINED: The Rights of Humans and Non-Human Animals

Session Date & Time (IST)
29th January 2022, (Tentative Timing) 5:15-6:00PM

Session Brief
Dr. Yamini will help us comprehend intersectionality between human rights and animal rights that would help us navigate our activism with much inclusivity and understanding of the interconnected oppressive systems at play.


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