Lecture by Haroon Akram-Lodhi, Trent University, Canada

Speaker: Professor Haroon Akram-Lodhi, Department of International Development Studies, Trent University, Canada

Talk title: Hunger and the World Food System

a presentation of the Mellichamp Speaker Series, sponsored by Mellichamp Professor of Transnational Civil Society Networks, Jan Nederveen-Pieterse

Speaker bio:

Haroon Akram-Lodhi teaches agrarian political economy. He is Professor of International Development Studies, Chair of the Department of International Development Studies, and a Fellow of Champlain College at Trent University, Peterborough, Canada, as well as being the Editor-in-Chief of the Canadian Journal of Development Studies. A Fellow of Food First, the Institute for Food and Development Policy, he is also: an Associated Research Professor of the Academic Unit in Development Studies at the Universidad Autónoma de Zacatecas, Zacatecas, Mexico; Adjunct Professor in International Development Studies in the Faculty of Graduate Studies at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Canada;Adjunct Professor of Economics in the Master’s in Development Practice program at the James T. Laney School of Graduate Studies, Emory University, Atlanta, USA; and a Visiting Scholar in that School’s Institute for Developing Nations.

Selected recent publications include the follow books:

  • Hungry for Change: Farmers, Food Justice and the Agrarian Question, Fernwood, 2013.
  • Peasants and Globalization: Political Economy, Rural Transformation and the Agrarian Question (co-edited with C Kay). London: Routledge, 2009.
  • Land, Poverty and Livelihoods: Perspectives from Developing and Transition Countries (co-edited with C Kay and S Borras). London: Routledge, 2007.
  • Globalization, Neoconservative Policies and Democratic Alternatives (co-edited with R Chernomas and A Sepehri). Winnipeg: Arbeiter Ring Publishing, 2005.
  • Water, Pipes and People in Pakistan: The Social and Economic Impact of the Salinity Control and Reclamation Project in Mardan, Northern Pakistan (co-edited with J Freedman). Lahore: Vanguard, 2001.

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