BSA 4th International Food Study Group Conference – Food & Society 2014: Call for Papers

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4th International Food Study Group Conference – Food & Society 2014.  Call for Papers 

BSA Food Study Group Conference:
Food & Society 2014
Monday 30 June 2014, 09:00-19:30
British Library Conference Centre, London

Keynote speaker: Professor Lotte Holm, Institute of Food and Resource Economics, University of Copenhagen

Call for Abstracts

Poor diet, levels of food waste and intensification of agriculture are key themes in contemporary food research and policy making, yet they can appear disconnected from everyday social practices and the lived experiences of food and food systems. more...

Agrarian Change Seminars: Spring Term 2014 – SOAS

Agrarian Change Seminars

Spring Term 2014 – Full Programme

Room 4426 (fourth floor, main building), SOAS, Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square
London WC1H 0XG

Journal of Agrarian Change and Department of Development Studies, SOAS

23 January, 5.15 pm
Food security and coping strategies in rural Bhutan: between self-interest and altruism
Akiko Ueda (Osaka University)

20 February, 5.15 pm
The Gender ‘question’ in agrarian reforms
Susie Jacobs (Manchester Metropolitan University)

6 March, 5.15 pm
Food for change: the politics and values of the alternative food movement
Peter Luetchford and Jeff Pratt (University of Sussex)

20 March, 5.15pm
Accumulation, class and power: rural capitalism in Pakistani Punjab
Muhammad Ali Jan (University of Oxford)

 
School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)
University of London
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square
London WC1H 0XG
UK  more...

Monmouth College: Food Security Initiative – Three Faculty Positions

 Monmouth College 

Food Security Initiative – Three Faculty Positions

Monmouth College, a selective, private, residential liberal arts college is creating an interdisciplinary emphasis in Food Security, conducting tenure-track searches in Anthropology, Biology, and Economics at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level. more...

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The Longhouse Scholars Project

The Longhouse Scholars project is looking for participants.  The LongHouse Food Scholars Program is a residential immersion experience that is designed to give the skills for researching, reporting, and creating food stories for print, radio and television. more...