Animal Rights and the Rights of Nature

– Symposium 6 October 2012, Australia – Gold Coast

Animal Rights and Rights of Nature - Southern Cross University
The Southern Cross University (SCU) is hosting a 1 day Symposium on 6th October 2012, at SCU’s Gold Coast campus. For more information contact Dr Alessandro Pelizzon: and click here for the Earth Laws Symposium Poster
“Animal Rights and the Rights of Nature: Intersections and Tensions”

Are animal rights intrinsic to the Rights of Nature, or are they separate and distinct? You are invited to a full day symposium to explore the intersections, tensions and commonalities between the Rights of Nature and Animal Rights

Guest Speakers

  • Michael Anderson (Aboriginal activist and co-founder of the Aboriginal Tent Embassy)
  • Anne Schillmoller (Animal rights activist and theorist)
  • Cormac Cullinan (author of Wild Law and co-founder of the Global Alliance for the Rights of Nature)

Contact details:

Earth Laws Network, School of Law and Justice

Saturday 6 October 2012

Southern Cross University, Gold Coast Campus

(Access via Terminal Drive, Gold Coast Airport)

RSVP: by 1 October 2012