Lectures & Panels The Annual Tom Regan Memorial Lecture 12:30 PM in person or via Zoom webinar

Join us for The Philosophy of Animal Rights: A Way of Life or Religion?, this year's Annual Tom Regan Memorial Lecture, given by Cheryl Abbate. The respondent will be Dale Jamieson. The talk will be followed by a Q&A and is open to the general public as well as Harvard affiliates. A vegan lunch will be provided for those attending in person, and a Zoom webinar link can be found below.

Lectures & Panels Shifting the US Farm Bill: Opportunities to Impact Communities, Food Systems, Animals & the Environment 12:15-1:15PM

A discussion of the 2023 Food & Farm Act and the next U.S. Farm Bill and the impacts they may have on animals, food systems, and the environment

Lectures & Panels Other Minds: The Octopus, the Sea, and the Deep Origins of Consciousness 12:15PM-1:15PM

Join us for a lecture by Peter Godfrey-Smith, an Australian philosopher of science and writer, who will trace the question of inner life back to its roots and compare human beings with our most remarkable animal relatives, casting crucial new light on the octopus mind—and on our own.

Lectures & Panels Animals in Armed Conflict | The War in Ukraine 12:15-1:15PM ET

A panel discussion about how animals fare and suffer during armed conflicts closes the ninth annual Animal Law Week at Harvard Law School.