Demography, Agriculture & Food Seminars

Michaelmas 2013 Seminar Series
‘Demography, Agriculture & Food’

The Oxford Institute of Population Ageing holds Seminars every Thursday throughout Term, from 12:30 p.m. to 2.00 p.m at the Oxford Martin School 34 Broad St, Oxford OX1 3BD (with the exception of Thursday 17th October which is being held in the Oxford Institute of Population Ageing, 66 Banbury Road, OX2 6PR).

Everyone is welcome to attend.

> Seminars Programme [pdf]

> Further information:

Convenor: Professor Sarah Harper

17 October (Seminar Room, Oxford Institute of Population Ageing, 66 Banbury Road)
‘Tackling climate change and variability in Africa with local, indigenous and scientific knowledge’
Professor Dominic Kniveton
Professor of Climate Science and Society, University of Sussex

24 October
‘Food Lives- tales from behind the Kitchen Door’
Dr Mary Brennan
Senior Lecturer in Marketing, Newcastle University & University of Edinburgh

31 October
‘Driving disease transmission models with climate models … where angels fear to tread?’
Professor Andy Morse
Department of Geography & Planning, University of Liverpool

7 November
‘The effects of an ageing farm workforce in Vietnam’
Kenneth Howse
Oxford Institute of Population Ageing, University of Oxford

14 November
‘Food prices & agricultural development strategies in Africa’
Professor Douglas Gollin
Department of International Development, Queen Elizabeth House, University of Oxford

21 November
‘Fundamental population dynamics and its implications for understanding agricultural systems and technologies’
Dr Michael Bonsall
Department of Zoology, University of Oxford

28 November
‘Making climate science usable: linking sources of risk knowledge and strengthening capacities to appropriately act on risk’
Emma Visman
Humanitarian Futures Programme, Kings College London

5 December
‘Security from floods, food and the aged: insights from the Netherlands and Japan’
Dr Jeroen Warner
Associate Professor of Disaster Studies, Wageningen University

> Download Seminars Programme [pdf]