Monday, May 17, 2010


CALL FOR PAPERS: International Academic Conference on ‘Global Land Grabbing’

The Journal of Peasant Studies, in collaboration with the Land Deal Politics Initiative (LDPI) is organizing an international academic workshop on ‘Global Land Grabbing’ to be held on 6-8 April 2011 at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS), University of Sussex, Brighton, UK.

The focus of the conference will be on the politics of global land grabbing and agrarian change. Papers are expected to address some of the most urgent and strategic questions around global land grab. Some suggested topics are below:

The organizers invite papers that offer rigorous analysis of the identified issues from various critical perspectives including agrarian political economy, political sociology and political ecology. They also encourage comparative studies. They welcome proposals for thematic panels.

Download the full call for papers (pdf).

Deadline: October 31, 2010

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