AGST Module 1 Special Lecture Series: “Development, Transition and Real Utopias” (2015.12.2-12.11)

  • Environmental Policy & Rural Development Studies

  • 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.

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    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

    [Lecture Title]
    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