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Society for the Study of Human Animal Relations (HARS)

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Relationship Society of humans and animals, in September 1994, as a sponsor representative Yoshihiro Lin Tokyo University of Agriculture professor, began the activities towards the Society founded by over 70 people of the founders. In two days the University of Tokyo, Komaba April 1995, to commemorate the establishment of tournament we have officially inaugurated held. {On the day MEMBERS 449 people}. Scientific Meeting and Study Group as Society of business, holding of such public symposium, carried out, such as the issuance of several academic journals year, December 31, 1999 currently, the number of cardholders has been counting the 1,300. The Society is we believe the direction of the research problem, as shown in the following two. And how it interprets and purpose-oriented direction of the measures or the practical issues between the animal and human, to know the characteristics and the man himself of the animal itself, intellectual-oriented that you want to enrich our knowledge is the direction. But it requires an interdisciplinary academic research in order that, the members not only by researchers in the natural sciences that have studied the animal, social sciences, we have to join a large number also researchers in the humanities . Also Society, because we believe that is also important object of the present invention is to create a new culture of human and animal, writers, people involved in the arts with the relationship between photographer and animal, people in all fields, such as the general public we are also participating. Membership regular member, corporate member, supporting members, it is composed of honorary member.


Katie Carroll

Location Tokyo, Japan
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  • Japanese
  1. Animal roles
  2. Animals in culture
  3. Human-animal bond research
  4. Human-animal interactions
  5. Japan
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