World Food Crisis & Food Security Conference, Oct. 8-10, 2008

A Conference organized by the Global Political Economy Program

University of Manitoba
October 8 - 10, 2008

Conference Poster

Parking/Transit Map

Wed, Oct 8, 1:30 pm
SEMINAR
Institute for the Humanities
409 Tier Building

Abetment to Suicide: The Agrarian Depression in India in the Era of Economic Reforms, 1991 to The Present
Utsa Patnaik
Professor of Economics
Centre for Economic Studies and Planning
Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi


   
Thurs, Oct 9, 7:30 pm
PUBLIC LECTURE
Room 270, Engineering and Information Technology Complex 3
Intensifying Hunger in the Global South: What Lies Behind the Current Food Crisis?
Utsa Patnaik
Professor of Economics
Centre for Economic Studies and Planning
Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi 
   
Fri, Oct 10,  9:30 - 11:30am
PUBLIC LECTURE
Marshall McLuhan Room,
Room 204 University Centre 
Food, Globalization, and the Agrarian Question
A. Haroon Akram-Lodhi
Department of International Development Studies
Trent University
  The Myth of Corporate Efficiency and Competition and Their Real Effects on the Food Crisis
Fred Tate, National Farmers Union
Farms south of Portage La Prairie, Manitoba
   
Fri, Oct 10, 1:30 - 3:30 pm
PUBLIC LECTURE
Marshall McLuhan Room
Room 204 University Centre 

Feeding a Hungry Planet

Martin Entz
Professor of Agronomy and Cropping Systems
Department of Plant Science
University of Manitoba

James Frey
Research Assistant,
Department of Plant Science
University of Manitoba

 

Having our cake and eating it too: a bio-social-economic model for a new agricultural era
Rene Van Acker,
Professor and Chair
Dept. of Plant Agriculture
University of Guelph


Free Admission to All Events
Everyone is Welcome
 

Sponsors:

The Distinguished Visiting Lectureship Committee
The Faculty of Arts
The Faculty of Agriculture
Global Political Economy Program
Global Political Economy Research Group
Departments of Anthropology, Economics, History, Political Studies, and Sociology,
Labour Studies Program