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Land Concentration, Agricultural Sustainability and Food Sovereignty in the European Union

Event Type
Conference/Workshop
Topics
academic, agriculture, economy, europe, international
Sponsor
European Union Center (EUC); Russian, East European and Eurasian Center (REEEC); Center for Global Studies (CGS); Women and Gender in Global Perspective (WGGP)
Location
Lincoln Hall, Rm. 3057
Date
Apr 6, 2018   2:00 - 6:30 pm  
Contact
Sebnem Ozkan
E-Mail
asozkan@illinois.edu
Phone
217-244-0570
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This workshop will address Land Concentration, Agricultural Sustainability and Food Sovereignty in the European Union.

 

Event Schedule

 

Welcome and Introduction

2-2:15

 

Carla Almeida Santos (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

Zsuzsa Gille (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

 

Subsidies and Land Concentration

2:15-3:15

 

Eszter Krasznai Kovács (University of Cambridge, UK and Corvinus University of Budapest)

Seeing Subsidies Like a Farmer: Strategies, Traps, and Political Tools of the (Hungarian) State

 

David Bullock (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

Thinking about the Impacts of CAP Subsidies on Farm Size

 

-Coffee Break-

 

Seeds of Sovereignty

3:30-4:30

 

Guntra Aistara (Central European University, Budapest, Hungary)

Seeding Organic Sovereignties

 

Claire Luby (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

An Open-Source Approach to Plant Breeding in the U.S.

 

Consumer or Farmer Protection?

4:30-5:30

 

Diana Mincyte (The City University of New York – NYC College of Technology)

Testing Food Sovereignty in the Frontiers of Europe: Gender, Labor, and Precarity in Rural Lithuania

 

Bryan Endres (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

Food Fraud and Certifications: Consumer Responses to Redevelop Foodsheds in Croatia

 

Concluding Roundtable

5:30-6:30

 

Zsuzsa Gille (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

The Politics of Materiality in Relational Perspectives

 

Speakers (for additional speaker information, see the event webpage)

Guntra Aistara, Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy, Central European University
David Bullock, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Bryan Endres, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Zsuzsa Gille,  Department of Sociology; Director, Global Studies Program, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Eszter Krasznai Kovàcs, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge
Claire Luby, Project Manager, NRES
Diana Mincyte, New York City Colleges of Technology (City Tech)

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