What are we doing at academic level?

  • Juan Martin Dabezies presented the work “Wild boar hunting: Between biosecurity, conservation and tradition”. Seminar Series of the Center for Biocultural Diversity. School of Anthropology and Conservation, University of Kent, UK.
    Juan Martin Dabezies presented the paper “Invasvive species and ecological imperialism in South America. Current interactions between wood industry, wild boars, perroquets and hunters in Uruguay ‘” in Cambridge as part of the Political Ecology seminar series held at the Department of Geography, University of Cambridge. 2020
  • Juan Martin Dabezies presented the work “Wild boar hunting: between biosecurity, nature conservation and cultural tradition” in the seminar series of the Center for Research in Ecology, Evolution and Behavior, University of Roehampton, London, UK. 2019
  • We participated in the Workshop entitled Can hunting manage the overabundance of wild boars? held within the framework of the event “Predicting the effects of African Swine Fever on hunting and conservation of biodiversity in Spain”. The event took place on November 28, 2019 at the Institute for Research in Hunting Resources (Higher Council for Scientific Research), Ciudad Real, Spain.
  • Juan Martin Dabezies presented the work “Impacts of the Biosecurity and Conservation Biology Discourse around the Control of Wild Boar Expansion in South America: the Case of Uruguay” at the Workshop Emigrating Animals and Migratory Humans.  Organised by Luděk Brož, Giovanna Capponi, Paul Keil, Jiří Krejčík & Virginie Vaté Kindly supported by Strategy 21 – Global Conflicts and Local Interactions & Institute of Ethnology and Institute of Sociology, Czech Academy of Sciences (CAS) and CEFRES (CNRS-MEAE). Prague. September 2019.
  • Academic visit. Juan Martin Dabezies. UNiversity of Kent and University of Roehampton, UK (2019-2020)
  • Paper Dabezies, J. M. 2019. Discursos y tensiones entre caza, conservación y derechos de los animales en Uruguay. Etnobiología, 17(2), 11-24. 
  • Juan Martin Dabezies has participated in the workshop “Porcine Futures 1: Re-negotiating Wilderness in More-than-human Worlds”, with the presentation “Hunting of wild boar in Uruguay: global discourses and local conflicts”. CEFRES/Institute of Ethnology CAS (with the Swedish Hunting Association). Prague, Czech Republic. 16-17 October 2018.
  • Discussion of the project in the Arctic Domus Reading Group, Department of Anthropology, University of Aberdeen. Dabezies, J., 2017. “Hunting and nature conservation in Uruguay. First results and future lines”. 
  • Presentations at congresses:
    • Antonio di Candia presented the work “The imagined hunting: identity construction at the Aiguà Boar Festival in Uruguay”. XIII Reunião de Antropologia do Mercosul. Porto Alegre, Brazil. June 2019.
    • Dabezies, J., Chouhy, M., 2017. Ontologies of conservation: perceptions of nature, hunting and conservationism in Uruguay, V Congress Latin American Association of Anthropology. Latin American Association of Anthropology, Bogotá, Colombia.
    • Dabezies, J., Chouhy, M., 2016. Speeches, senses and practices of hunting in Uruguay, Third Interdisciplinary Seminar on Biodiversity and Ecology. CURE-UdelaR, Rocha, Uruguay.
    • Dabezies, J., Chouhy, M., Rodríguez, L., 2016. Hunting as a scientific problem, Third Interdisciplinary Conference on Biodiversity and Ecology. CURE-UdelaR, Rocha, Uruguay.
    • Dabezies, J., 2018a. The peccaries that died for us. On how hunting became a national debate in Uruguay, 56th Congress of Americanists. University of Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain.
    • Dabezies, J., 2018b. Recent processes of institutionalization of hunting in Uruguay. Tensions and methodological challenges for anthropology, V International Congress of Anthropology AIBR. Iberoamerican Anthropologists in Red, Granada, Spain.
  • Coordinations of round tables and academic events on the subject of hunting:
    • Symposium “Recreational hunting in Ibero-American contexts: an approach from anthropology” (JM Dabezies and Santiago Montero Coordinators, V International Congress of Anthropology AIBR, September 2018, Granada, Spain).
    • Roundtable “Hunting and conservation of nature” (Coord. JM Dabezies and L Rodríguez, III Interdisciplinary Conference on Biodiversity and Ecology, Eastern Regional University Center (CURE), UdelaR. Nov/dic. 2016. Rocha, Uruguay)
  • Academic publications: Dabezies, J.M., Taks, J., 2017. Who are the animals that belong to no one? Trama. Journal of Culture and Heritage 8 (8), 81-89.