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...

Food A Making Sense of: Project

Call for Presentations

3rd Global Conference

Monday 15th September – Wednesday 17th September 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

‘You are what you eat’ is a saying that usually signifies the influence of diet on health and well-being.


Critical Reflections on Food Deserts and Food Access: Call for Papers

ASFS/AFHVS 2014 – CFP: Critical Reflections on Food Deserts and Food Access

Panel Organizers:

Justin Myers, PhD & Christine C Caruso, PhD, MPH, MA

Increasingly, debates about food have expanded beyond the traditional topics of ecological sustainability, supporting small farmers, and voting with your fork towards concerns over the accessibility to and affordability of healthy food in lower income urban communities.  


Food, Crisis and Creativity: Call for Book Chapters

Call for Chapters – Book proposal to be submitted to Berg publishers

 Proposed title of book: Food, Crisis and Creativity

Editors: Marta Vilar Rosales, ICS-University of Lisbon, Monica Janowski, SOAS-University of London

Details of the book

In a wide range of personal and global contexts – ranging from scarcity due to war through environmental disaster to “comfort food” in difficult personal moments – food becomes particularly visible in times and contexts of crisis. more...