Calling all Sheffield Post-Graduate and Early Career Researchers with an interest in, or working on, the global politics of food, food justice and food-related environmental sustainability issues!

The University of Sheffield’s Sustainable Food Futures (SheFF) group, is delighted to invite you to a half day workshop with the esteemed international food and environment IR scholar Professor Jennifer Clapp who is joining us from the School of Environment, Resources and Sustainability, University of Waterloo, Canada.

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Workshop themes will include:

  • How might social scientists contribute to a more just food system?
  • Professor Clapp’s journey to the study the IPE of food
  • Exploring the importance of and challenges of interdisciplinary work in food scholarship
  • Working with NGOS and relations between scholarship, social movements and action research
  • How can we research with justice in mind?

Professor Clapp’s impressive research career working in the fields of food, the environment and International Relations, has had a foundational impact on food, environmental and finance scholarship the world over. Her most recent books include:

  • Clapp, J. & Isakson, R. (2018)Speculative Harvests: Financialization, Food and Agriculture, Practical Action Publishing: Warwickshire, UK.
  • Clapp, J (2012)Hunger in the Balance: The New Politics of International Food Aid, Cornell University Press: Ithaca, NY.
  • Clapp, J (2011)Food, Polity Press: Cambridge.

Join us for what promises to be an exciting, invigorating and thought-provoking half-day!

The workshop will take place in the ICOSS Conference Room, 9am-1pm, Tuesday 16th October and will be followed by a buffet lunch in the ICOSS Foyer.

For more information, please contact the organisers: Dr.Merisa Thompson or Dr. Justa Hopma.