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)
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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...

Food & Society 2014: BSA Food Study Group Conference

Food & Society 2014: BSA Food Study Group Conference

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...
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The SOAS Food Studies Centre, SOAS Food Forum, 2nd Term 2013-2014

The SOAS Food Studies Centre 

SOAS Food Forum

 2nd Term 2013-2014

Fridays 13:15-14:45

 Room 4426, Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG

(No bookings taken)

The SOAS Food Forum is open to any member or associate member of the Centre. more...