Upcomming events

Interactive Online introduction seminar "The Animal Perspective"

25 July, 2018 - 15:00

July 25th, from 15:00 PM to 17.30 (London Time, GMT+1)

An online, interactive, English spoken Learning Animals introduction seminar

Changing Perspective

There is increasing attention for non-human animals, their intrinsic value, well-being, their capacities and needs, but with that an increasing need to change perspective, and to evolve within our society when it comes to norms and values considering our coexistence with other animals.

The Cognitive Horse UK seminar

10 May, 2018 - 15:30

If you have been inspired by the book Equus Lost? or are seeking ways to further your relationship with your horses, or have questions about how horses are currently viewed and utilised, or how cognitive horses are then this seminar is for you. It is a rare opportunity to learn more about the work of José and her partner Dr. Francesco De Giorgio – Author, Biologist, Cognitive Ethologist and Specialist in Non Human Animals Quality of Life, here in the UK. José will share some of Learning Animals’ mission topromote the emotional, affiliative and cognitive life of (non human) animals.

Learning Horse UK 2015

16 May, 2015 - 10:00

Learning Animals is preparing for a Learning Horse Study program UK-edition !

Are you interested? Send us an email info@learning-animals.org or look at the program.

"Learning Horse is a unique human-animal study where the importance of equine cognition will be translated to your day-to-day reality. An intriguing study program created to bridge the gap between the equine and human point of view."

ISAE Conference - Moving On

30 July, 2014 (All day)

The International Society for Applied Ethology (ISAE) Committee, has approved our Learning Animals contribution to the 48th International Congress, 29 July/02 Aug 2014, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain

Title of the work:

"Moving on to a new coexistence | Understanding Equine Socio-Cognition in the horse-human relationship, for an ethical coexistence and for the preservation of quality of life." 

ISAZ Conference - Animals and Humans together

22 July, 2014 (All day)

The title of our contribution to ISAZ conference, July 19th to 22nd 2014, Vienna, Austria during the Satellite meeting on Ethics and Cognition. Messerli Research Institute, University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna.

"Understanding equine cognition and zooanthropology in the horse-human relationship for an ethical coexistence and quality of life."

De Giorgio, F., De Giorgio-Schoorl, J. | Learning Animals, International Institute for Zooanthropology.

Workshop "The Cognitive Dog" Milan - Italy

29 March, 2014 (All day)

The importance of preserving mental, emotional and social abilities in dogs, for the dog as individual and in their relationship with human. In Milan, Italy the 29th and 30th March 2014, a two-day workshop rich in knowledge, imagination and inspiration about dogs and other animals, to understand them from a different perspective. Interested in the details? Mail us at info@learning-animals.org 

Introduction weekend applied zooanthropology - Learning Horse - Sweden

1 March, 2014 (All day)

During the weekend we will talk about the animal-human relationship and what zooanthropology is. We will discuss and define what we mean with cognition, emotions and relationship. We will talk about the cognitive-zooanthropologic model (CZ model). We will look at the horse today: new insights from the horse point of view. And the human today: from a different point of view. We will also talk about ethics, ethology and zooanthropology in put it into a context.

Personal Growth weekend - Sweden

1 February, 2014 (All day)

Join us in Sweden on a very interesting workshop!

Back to our Senses: 'Understanding the importance of sensory information, how it relates to 'living in the moment', to be in contact with ourselves and with those around us'.

In a beautiful area in Sweden the weekend of 1 - 2 february 2014 will allow people into a journey of awareness