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Land As an Asset Class: The Future of Food and Farming. Part II

Wednesday, July 16, 2014: 5:30 PM-7:20 PM
Room: Booth 61
RC40 Sociology of Agriculture and Food (host committee)

Language: English

Session Organizers:
Hilde BJORKHAUG, Centre for Rural Research, Norway, Geoffrey LAWRENCE, University of Queensland, Australia, Carol RICHARDS, The University of Queensland, Australia, Phillip MCMICHAEL, Cornell University, USA and Bruce MUIRHEAD, University of Waterloo, Canada
The Financialisation of Food and Farming in Australia (Oral Presentation)
Geoffrey LAWRENCE, University of Queensland, Australia; Sarah SIPPEL, University of Leipzig, Germany

Where Is Japan in the Global Land Grab Debate? (Oral Presentation)
Derek HALL, Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada

Contested Landscapes: Film Narratives and the Meaning of Land Rights (Oral Presentation)
Sarah FRANZEN, Emory University, USA

Investments in Land Balancing Profit, Aid and Ethics (Oral Presentation)
Hilde BJORKHAUG, Centre for Rural Research, Norway; Jostein BROBAKK, Centre for rural research, Norway