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Sean Gillon Presents at International Conferences

Dr. Sean Gillon, food systems & society faculty, presented at two conferences at the International Institute of Social Studies in The Hague, Netherlands, in January 2014.

Gillon presented a paper titled Flexible for Whom? Political Contestation of Crop Use as Food, Feed and Fuel at a workshop titled Problematizing and Researching 'Flex Crops and Commodities': Reframing Issues, Rethinking Actions. The workshop was organized by the Transnational Institute, and the paper will be published in a future issue of the Journal of Peasant Studies.

He also chaired a session on race, class and gender in food justice and sovereignty movements at a conference titled Food Sovereignty: A Critical Dialogue. Panelists included scholars from Belgium, England, Spain, The Netherlands and Turkey. This conference was organized by ISS-Agrarian, Food & Environmental Studies; Initiatives in Critical Agrarian Studies, Transnational Institute, Institute for Food and Development Policy/Food First, Land Deal Politics Initiatives, and the Journal of Peasant Studies.

Sean Gillon is a faculty member in the Department of Food Systems & Society. He has conducted interdisciplinary research on a wide range of food systems topics, managed small farming operations, engaged community food groups working toward social justice, founded and served as director for nonprofit organizations, and worked as a produce buyer.

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