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Gastón Gordillo, Jan. 31, 12:30pm: “The Imperial Metropolis: the Infrastructure of the Soy Supply Chain in South America”

Gastón Gordillo, Jan. 31, 12:30pm: “The Imperial Metropolis: the Infrastructure of the Soy Supply Chain in South America”

Join us at the Future of Food Global Dialogue Series with Dr. Gastón Gordillo from UBC Anthropology, to talk about the soy supply chain in South America.

Annette Desmarais, Wed. March 7th, 12:30: The Emancipatory Politics of Food Sovereignty

Annette Desmarais, Wed. March 7th, 12:30: The Emancipatory Politics of Food Sovereignty

By analyzing how food sovereignty is conceptualized and practiced in the Basque Country, this presentation will explore what kind of global political project food sovereignty seeks to build and mobilize.

Michael Winter, March 28, 12:30pm: “Sustainable Intensification in Policy and Practice: The UK Story”

Michael Winter, March 28, 12:30pm: “Sustainable Intensification in Policy and Practice: The UK Story”

Sustainable Intensification in Policy and Practice: The UK Story with CSFS visiting scholar Michael Winter, University of Exeter.

Past Event: Dr. Amy Hanser, Sept. 27, 12:30pm “Good Food in the City: How Cultural Ideas About Food Shape Street Vending Regulation”

Past Event: Dr. Amy Hanser, Sept. 27, 12:30pm “Good Food in the City: How Cultural Ideas About Food Shape Street Vending Regulation”

  Dr. Amy Hanser will compare the regulation of street commerce in China and North America, looking especially at the way Chinese cities are attempting to eliminate street vending, while some North American cities are embracing “street food” and food carts as emblems of cosmopolitan urbanity. About Dr. Amy Hanser: Dr. Amy Hanser is an […]

Past Event: Yiching Song, Sept. 6th, 12:00pm: “Seed Saving, Participatory Plant Breeding, and Community Supported Agriculture:  multi-actor innovation platforms to support small scale farming in Southwest China”

Past Event: Yiching Song, Sept. 6th, 12:00pm: “Seed Saving, Participatory Plant Breeding, and Community Supported Agriculture: multi-actor innovation platforms to support small scale farming in Southwest China”

You are invited to the UBC Future of Food Dialogue Series: a campus-wide initiative bringing together food security and sustainability experts from across UBC and North America to engage audiences with the Global Food System. Yiching Song: “Forming Multi-actor innovation platforms and supporting small holding farmers through participatory plant breeding” Bio: Dr. Yiching Song, obtained […]

Past Event: Decolonizing Research Methods Workshop: Thurs. Sept 14, 3pm-5:30pm

Past Event: Decolonizing Research Methods Workshop: Thurs. Sept 14, 3pm-5:30pm

Join the Food Systems Network for this Future of Food Global Dialogue Series workshop on Decolonizing Research Methods (DRM), beginning with an introduction from Dr. Nora Angeles, Associate Professor at the School of Community and Regional Planning.