Media

I have been the regular host of the animal studies podcast Knowing Animals since 2020. In addition, I regularly speak and write about my work (and current issues related to my work), and sometimes others write about my work outside of academic publications. Some media available online are listed below.

Podcasts and videos

‘Animal activists don’t have to be on the political left’ – Josh Milburn (video/podcast)

Jamie Woodhouse and I talk about animal ethics, animal activism, and philosophy for the Sentientist Conversations series (2021)

Violent Analogies (paper presentation)

I present on animals and hate speech as part of a panel entitled Violent Analogies, hosted by the British Animal Studies Network (2021)

Future! Emerging Food Landscapes (panel)

I chair an interdisciplinary panel on the future of food, as part of the Food Is Our Common Language conference hosted by the Institute of Sustainable Food at the University of Sheffield (2021)

Episode 10: Josh Milburn on High-Tech Alternatives to Meat (podcast)

I speak with Ian Werkheiser about food ethics for the Thought About Food Podcast (2021)

Should we feed our pets a vegan diet? (video/podcast)

I talk to Katrien Devolder about the ethics of feeding companion animals as part of the Thinking Out Loud series at the University of Oxford (2021)

Animals as Drivers of Climate Change (panel)

I chair an interdisciplinary panel on climate change, hosted as part of the Animals, Climate Change and Global Health webinar series (2020)

The Future of Food (podcast)

I talk about my work on the future of food as part of the Off the Shelf series at the University of Sheffield (2020)

Episode 83: In Vitro Meat with Josh Milburn (podcast)

I discuss my work on in vitro meat with Siobhan O’Sullivan for an episode of Knowing Animals (2018)

Blogging and popular articles

Is it wrong to feed my dog a vegan diet? (interview)

I am interviewed by Claire Hamlett about the ethics of pet food for Surge Activism (2021)

Hate speech and animals (blog post)

I blog about my work (with Alasdair Cochrane) on hate speech for the Sheffield Animal Studies Research Centre (2021)

Is lab-grown meat good news for animals? (popular article)

I write about in vitro meat for The Conversation; widely reprinted, including in The Independent and Metro (2020)

Counting animals in war (blog post)

With Sara Van Goozen, I write about my research on animals and warfare for The Vegan Society; also published by the Sheffield Animal Studies Research Centre (2020)

From veggie burgers to meatless sausages: EU votes on ban for meat alternative names (interview)

I am interviewed by Ilham Oukhiar about meat alternatives for SvJ International Journalism (2020)

Veganism and COVID-19? (blog post)

I blog about the links between veganism and COVID-19 for The Vegan Society (2020)

Dairy without the cow? (coverage of research)
Antonia Shann covers my work on clean dairy for Faunalytics (2020)

How should vegans respond to in vitro meat? (blog post)

I blog for The Vegan Society about in vitro meat (2019)

Veganism deserves the same protection against discrimination as religion, say philosophers (interview)

I am interviewed by Olivia Goldhill about the rights of vegans for Quartz (2018)

Hundreds going vegan in month of March (interview)

I am interviewed by Steph Crosier about veganism for The Kingston Whig-Standard (2017)

Montreal’s breed specific legislation is bad for dogs and bad for humans (popular article)

I write about breed specific legislation for The Queen’s Journal (2016)