UPF-Centre for Animal Ethics
FormationDecember 2015; 8 years ago (2015-12)
TypeThink tank
PurposePromotion of animal ethics and anti-speciesism
AffiliationsPompeu Fabra University

The UPF-Centre for Animal Ethics (UPF-CAE) is an animal advocacy think tank based at Pompeu Fabra University. It aims to disseminate and promote non-anthropocentric and non-speciesist ethical perspectives in academia, politics and the media. The centre was established in December 2015 and is the first centre of its kind in both Catalonia and Spain.[1] Its main activities include the co-organization of the 6th Conference of the European Association for Critical Animal Studies, together with the European Association for Critical Animal Studies.[2][3] The centre's Media Observatory of Speciesism was launched in 2018, it analyzes the treatment of animals in the media from an anti-speciesist perspective and makes recommendations for ending speciesism in the media.[4]

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  1. ^ Rius, Mayte (2015-12-19). "Nace el primer 'think tank' en ética animal de España" [The first 'think tank' on animal ethics is born in Spain]. La Vanguardia (in Spanish). Retrieved 2020-07-12.
  2. ^ "Repensando la revolución: llega a Barcelona el VI Congreso de la Asociación Europea de Estudios Críticos Animales" [Rethinking the revolution: the VI Congress of the European Association for Critical Animal Studies arrives in Barcelona]. elDiario.es (in Spanish). 2019-05-03. Retrieved 2020-07-12.
  3. ^ Bruges, Trudi (2019-06-09). "Crip Humanimal. Keynote Geertrui Cazaux, EACAS conference, Barcelona". Crip HumAnimal. Retrieved 2020-07-12.
  4. ^ "New Observatory of Speciesism in Media - Past CAE events". Centre for Animal Ethics. Retrieved 2020-07-12.