Overview of general programme

Tuesday 25th June

10:00-15:00               RC40 pre-conference: Financialisation of agri-food systems – urgent and future challenges

13:00                          Registration

15:30                          Small meal/snack

16:00                          Welcome

16:10                          Opening Plenary: Keynote: Professor Jennifer Clapp

Abstract title: The Rise of Mega-companies in the Global Food System: Implications for Justice and Sustainability

17:30                          Walk to cultural event and welcome reception

18:45-19:15                Concert in Nidaros Cathedral

19:30-20.30             Welcome reception at the Archbishop's Palace.


Wednesday 26th June


9:00-10.30                Working Group Session 1

10:30-11.00                Break

11:00-12:30                Working Group Session 2

12.30 – 14:00             LUNCH

14:00-15:00                SoRu Plenary Keynote: PhD Candidate Heidi Vinge (Young scientist lecture)

Abstract title: What counts and what can be counted. Rationalization, power and knowledge in farmland politics

15:00-15:30                Break

15:30-16:45                 Parallel plenaries

Session A: Borders and mobilities: panel and discussion,

Session B: Policy and knowledge – Chat Show with audience Q&A

17:00-19:00                General Assembly, open meeting to include presentations from DG Agriculture (EU funding and policy); Wiley (Open Access). Announcement of best student paper.


Thursday 27th June


9:00-10:30                 Working Group Session 3

10:30-11:00                 Break

11:00-12:30                  Working Group Session 4

12:30-14:00                 LUNCH

14:00-15:30                  Working Group Session 5

15:30-16:00                  Break

16:00-17:00                 Plenary: Keynote Professor Michael Carolan

Abstract title: Rural Sociology Revival: Overcoming Divides, Affording Additions, Confronting Injustices

19:00                             Conference Dinner


Friday 28th June

08:30                          Field Trips

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