Pro-Intersectional Vegan Conference

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Pro-Intersectional Vegan Conference
London UK
23 October 2016

Organisers: VegfestUK
Website: http://london.vegfest.co.uk/intersectional
Venue: Olympia London
Tickets: via VegfestUK

Confirmed speakers:

Aph Ko – Founder of Black Vegans Rock
Christopher-Sebastian McJetters – Vegan Publishers staff writer
Dr. A. Breeze Harper – Founder of The Sistah Vegan Project
Dr. Kim Socha – Progress for Science and Minnesota Animal Liberation
Dr. Casey Taft – Vegan Publishers/author of “Motivational Methods for Vegan Advocacy”
Lauren Ornelas – Founder of Food Empowerment Project
Sarah K. Woodcock – Founder of The Advocacy of Veganism Society
Omowale Adewale – Boxing & Kickboxing Champion/author of “An Introduction to Veganism and Agricultural Globalism”
Katrina Fox – Vegan Business Media
Joe Brydon – Animal Alliance
Dr. Roger Yates – Vegan Information Project

More speakers to be announced via http://london.vegfest.co.uk/intersectional

Excepts from http://vegfestexpress.co.uk/tabs/blog/2016/05/pro-intersectional-vegan-conference:

VegfestUK are thrilled to announce the first Pro-Intersectional Vegan Conference, to be held in the UK, in October, with a number of leading global pro-intersectional speakers already confirmed.

The conference will be aiming to look at a number of issues and topics, including an introduction to the concept of pro-intersectionality, how the concept originated, as well as questions such as

  • How “easy” is it actually to be vegan?
  • Does veganism have the image of belonging to privileged groups only?
  • How do multiple forms of oppression entangle and manifest for marginalised social groups?
  • What are the barriers facing some communities to go vegan?

These are topics of intense interest in the year when VegfestUK, organisers of some of Europe’s top vegan festivals right now, are staging an inaugural Pro-Intersectional Vegan Conference, with a number of speakers from various social groups discussing these subjects with a wide audience.

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