Governance

Food security in a globally-connected world will require better governance at all levels – local, national and international.

This term each lunch will have a ‘theme’ and two speakers from across the University’s academic community – staff and graduate students – will speak briefly on their work as it relates to a theme.

 

6th May, Food and Humanitarian Relief

 

Dr Tom Scott-Smith: Associate Professor of Refugee Studies and Forced Migration, specialises in the ethnographic and historical study of humanitarian relief, and nutrition as part of that.

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This term each lunch will have a ‘theme’ and two speakers from across the University’s academic community – staff and graduate students – will speak briefly on their work as it relates to a theme.

 

17th June, Food and Scale

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This term each lunch will have a ‘theme’ and two speakers from across the University’s academic community – staff and graduate students – will speak briefly on their work as it relates to a theme.

 

3rd June, Food, Labour and Natural Resources

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A workshop for producers, suppliers, food buyers, consumers and organisational representatives keen to grow an exciting new food project for South Oxfordshire.

Date: Thursday 6th March 2014

Time: either 2.00 - 4.30pm or 5.30 – 8.00 pm

Venue: Fison Barn, Earth Trust Centre, Little Wittenham, Oxfordshire, OX14 4QZ

We will explore participants’ vision for a practical project in our region that will promote good, healthy, local food, the interests of businesses and the environment.

Refreshments will be provided between the two sessions with time for informal networking.

For a full programme or any enquiries please contact Philip Pritchard on 01865 409403 or Philip.Pritchard@earthtrust.org.uk

RSVP to state which session you would like to attend and if you have any special dietary requirements. Thank you!

This event is being organised by the Earth Trust in partnership with the South Oxfordshire Sustainability (SOS), a network of Community Action Groups.

General enquiries- www.earthtrust.org.uk; 01865 407792; admin@earthtrust.org.uk

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Speaker: Tim Lang, Professor of Food Policy, Centre for Food Policy, City University, London

Title: Food Democracy, Food Control and the Social Dimension of Modern Food Policy

Venue: Tsuzuki Lecture Theatre, St Anne’s College, Woodstock Road, Oxford

Date: Monday 4th February 2013

Time: 6pm

You can now listen to this lecture as a podcast from the GTC website or the University podcast website and you can download the lecture presentation

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Speaker: Sir Gordon Conway, Professor of International Development, Imperial College.

Title: One Billion Hungry: Can we Feed the World?

Venue: Tsuzuki Lecture Theatre, St Anne’s College, Woodstock Road, Oxford

Date: Monday 21st January 2013

Time: 6pm

You can now listen to this lecture as a podcast from the GTC website or the University podcast website and you can download the lecture presentation

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Health Economics And Policy Seminar Series

Date: Thursday 12 March

Time: 4.30pm

Venue: Blavatnik School of Government, Board Room

Speaker: Osea Giuntella, University of Oxford

Title: Are Taquerias Healthier than Fast-Food Restaurants? Migration, Food Diversity, and Health Gains from Variety

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Health Economics and Policy Seminar Series

Date: Thursday 7 May

Time: 4.30pm

Venue: Green Templeton College, Barclay Room

Title: Gluttony and sloth in the UK: patterns of food consumption and energy expenditure over the past three decades

Speaker: Rachel Griffith, University of Manchester

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Health Economics and Policy Seminar Series

Date: Thursday 26 February

Time: 4.30pm

Venue: Blavatnik School of Government, Board Room

Speaker: John Cawley, Cornell University

Title: Incentivizing Nutritious Diets: A Field Experiment of Relative Price Changes and How They are Framed

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