Movement Building

An exciting line-up of talks and workshops focusing on how to build a powerful, anti-speciesist mass movement for animal justice.; area hosted by Animal Think Tank.

Timetable

Saturday

12:00

Know Our History

JJ Maguire, John Curtin

The movement is seeing a surge in veganism and activism again. We have had many successful moments and successful campaigns[…]

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JJ Maguire

John Curtin

1:00

How can we build a powerful mass movement for animal justice?

Laila Kassam

This talk is for people who want to think big and get inspired. Drawn from cutting-edge research on mass movements[…]

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Laila Kassam

2:00

Why Disrupt?

Animal Think Tank, DxE Brighton

DxE Brighton have received national press attention for their disruptive actions, including at Steakhouse, Waitrose and Hisbe. This session will[…]

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Animal Think Tank

DxE Brighton

3:00

Ending Our Speciesism (BSL Interpretation available)

Emma Franklin, Mark Westcombe

We are speciesist as a society; and we are speciesist as vegans. We all harm animals; we all invade their[…]

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Emma Franklin

Mark Westcombe

4:00

How to Organise Local Groups to Win Campaigns

Paula Meninato

This presentation will begin by analysing how local community organising integrates into larger nationwide and global campaigns. We will then[…]

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Paula Meninato

5:00

Stories for Emotional Resilience and Empowered Resistance

Daniel Kidby

Humans are storytelling animals. The stories we tell are incredibly powerful, shaping all of our actions and movements. The stories[…]

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Daniel Kidby

Sunday

11:00

Talking About Animals

Emma Franklin

Language shapes the way we think, so the way we talk about other animals is crucial to a successful movement.[…]

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Emma Franklin

12:00

The Power of Our Narratives

Diane Cuny

This talk will explore how our personal experience of society shapes our worldview and our narratives. Drawing on insights from[…]

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Diane Cuny

1:00

Let’s Get Strategic! Why Nonviolent Resistance Works

Laura Tapp

Animal liberation activists around the globe are making headlines, but isolated acts of protest can lack efficacy if they’re not[…]

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Laura Tapp

2:00

Why the Infighting?

Laila Kassam, Phoebe Frampton, Mark Westcombe

Why are we fighting each other? We all want Animal Liberation, so why aren’t we united? We will look at[…]

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Laila Kassam

Phoebe Frampton

Mark Westcombe

3:00

Animal Resistance

Daniel Kidby

Animals resist their oppression every day. Sharing their stories is moving, inspiring and enriches our animal advocacy and campaigning. This[…]

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Daniel Kidby

4:00

How to Win

Mark Westcombe

How do you win? This workshop will give you an introduction to effective campaigning. It will be aimed at local[…]

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Mark Westcombe