- Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs, and Wear Cows
- Victoria Warehouse
Jeff Mannes studies Sociology, Politics and Gender Studies in Germany, where he specializes among others in Human-Animal Studies and Social Justice. His talk is based on the price-winning book by social psychologist Dr. Melanie Joy. Jeff Mannes is the Communication Coordinator of Dr. Joy’s organization Beyond Carnism and lives in Berlin where he is part of a joint carnism awareness campaign by Beyond Carnism and Germany’s biggest vegetarian association “Vegetarierbund Deutschland”. Even though a big part of his work focuses on animal rights, Jeff Mannes is also a longtime human rights activist. He is active in several human rights movements and is especially interested in exploring the interconnections between different violent and/or oppressive systems. Finally he specializes in non-violent communication and effective activism.