AGST Module 1 (Environmental policy & Rural development studies) will hold a series of special lectures titled “Development, Transition and Real Utopias” from December 2 to 11, 2015. This course is designed for any and all students with an interest in rural development from international and interdisciplinary approaches.
This series of four sessions aims at offering students a room to discuss different frameworks for the analysis of the current ‘crisis’ and ‘turn’ in the global agro-food economy, mainly with a focus on Europe.
Prof. Dr. Maria Fonte
University of Naples “Federico II”, Italy
(1) December 2 (Wednesday) 9:00-12:00
(2) December 4 (Friday) 9:00-12:00
(3) November 9 (Wednesday) 9:00-12:00
(4) December 11 (Friday) 9:00-12:00
Faculty of Law and Faculty of Economics East Bldg. Room 102
Development, Transition and Real Utopias
1. Recent Themes in the Development of Agriculture:
Quality Turn, Rural Development, Alternative Food Networks
2. How to Conceptualize Change: Transitions, Social Practices and Real Utopias
3. Local Food in the Transition: A Real Utopias Project?
4. Democratising Food: Foodshed, Food Councils and New Forms of Governance