This is the provisional programme for our upcoming symposium, timings are subject to change. The final programme will soon be made avilable to those registered to attend the symposium. You can register to attend the symposium here.
Symposium 2015: The Diversity of Food Research
Wednesday 4th of February 2015 . 9:30 – 17:00 . University of Brighton, Falmer campus, Checkland Building room D222
|9:55-10:45||Keynote Speech – Chair: Peter Senker|
|Prof. Erik Millstone – SPRU, University of Sussex
The Evolution of Food Research and Policy Agendas
|11:00-12:20||Session 1 – Chair: Carol Williams|
|Robert Babak Madadi Howard – School of the Environment, University of Brighton
NATO and the challenges of Gulf States (GCC) food security
|Fiona Marshall – SPRU, University of Sussex
Urban food security and the peri-urban interface in India – opportunities and challenges for integrating ecosystem services and poverty alleviation approaches into planning for sustainable cities
|Andre Viljoen – College of Arts and Humanities, University of Brighton
Urban Transformations through Urban Agriculture: Pathways from practice to policy.
|Harvey Ells – School of Sport and Service Management, University of Brighton
Defining UK Food Street Markets
|13:10-14:00||Session 2 – Chair: Rachael Taylor|
|Global Food Nexus, Local Realities
Live conversation with farmers in Northern Ghana comparing the realities of farming at a local scale in the UK and Ghana.
Farmers partnered with Trax Ghana – Non-governmental organisation
Mikey Tomkins – Hunt Institute, Southern Methodist University
Collette Haynes – Ashurst Organics
|14:00-15:20||Session 3 – Chair: Robert Babak Madadi Howard|
|Julie Doyle – School of Art, Design and Media, University of Brighton
The politics of being vegan: celebrities, ethics, ecology and feminism
|Dipak Sarker – School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences, University of Brighton
Functional food and Food Functionalisation
|Anne Boddington – College of Arts and Humanities, University of Brighton
Douglas McMaster – SILO
We are what we make and eat: Pre and post industrial food and the problems of problem solving.
|Abigail Wincott – College of Arts and Humanities, University of Brighton
Past tense or present perfect? Diverging accounts of endangerment, conservation and ‘heritage’ vegetables in the media.
|15:35-16:40||Session 4 – Chair: Caroline Hodges|
|Carol Williams – School of Health Sciences, University of Brighton
What counts towards 5-a day? : Consumer food research and the interface with public health guidance.
|Lauren Shukru – School of Health Sciences, University of Brighton
What do young people aged 16-18 in further education think about healthy eating, and what does this mean for health promotion?
|Ruth Segal – SPRU, University of Sussex
Contested framings of ‘Agricultural Research for Development’
|Rachael Taylor – SPRU, University of Sussex
Farmers as Producers…of Data: Participation and Visual Ethnography
|16:40-17:00||Sum up and close|