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Conversations in Conflict Studies- Urban Agriculture as a Social Movement - Emerging Food and Sustainability Policy Implications

204 Maxwell Hall

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Isidor Wallimann, Visiting Research Professor at PARCC is the founding president of Urban Agriculture Basel.  He  will discuss the nature of the urban agriculture movement, what it means to participants and how they tend to identify with it. In so doing, the strengths and weaknesses of the movement will be addressed, including how they are reflected in movement vocabulary.  Urban agriculture will also be discussed from a food policy and sustainability perspective, whereby lines of conflict following from daily practice will be identified. Urban Agriculture Basel and other locations of practice will serve as points of illustration.

Conversations in Conflict Studies is sponsored by PARCC - Program for the Advancement of Research on Conflict and Collaboration. Follow us @PARCCatMaxwell, tweet #ConvoInConflict

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