Conserv’Session Conservation Documentary Nights
STUDENTS, FACULTY MEMBERS, PUBLIC, YOU, WELCOME! どなたでも参加いただけます。
Date & Time
December 17, 2017. 15:00-17:00
Science Seminar House, North Campus, Kyoto University
Bring your own mug and be eco-friendly!
Come join us with your own mug and help us increase environmental awareness on waste issues.
We will welcome you with delicious snacks and drinks!
We look forward to seeing you (and your mug)!
This month's thematic was companion animal abuse with the film “A Dog Named Gucci" (in English with Japanese
subtitles) and invited speakers from Animal Refuge Kansai (ARK): Elizabeth Oliver (founder and director) and Jeff
Bryant (representative). The session was hosted by Zsofia Budai and Moe Yanagi, and was a first for
Conserv' Session as it focused on animal welfare. The film depicted the case of a puppy who was set on fire in
Alabama, USA and then rescued by a man who consecutively worked on changing abuse laws. Then, the discussion
focused on (the lack of) laws, animal abuse, animal abandonment and levels of awareness in Japan, with Elizabeth
Oliver and Jeff Bryant reflecting on their decades of experience working for ARK ...
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— Cécile Sarabian