Open Symposium: Global food security – Different aspects of a common challenge


Tuesday, December 8, 2015, from 9 a.m. to 13 p.m.
Venue: Hall H320, Dept. of History, University of Jyväskylä


Opening words: Jeremy Gould & Tiina Silvasti

  • Professor Gianluca Brunori, University of Pisa: Vulnerability of people or vulnerability of the system? Reflections on food security based on the Italian case

  • Doctoral researcher Teea Kortetmäki, University of Jyväskylä: First world hunger as an injustice

Coffee break

  • Professor Desiree Lewis, CoE in Food Security, University of the Western Cape: New Possibilities for Food Studies in the Global South

  • Doctor Stefanie Lemke, University of Coventry: Gender and food security – toward transformative approaches

  • Professor, Director Julian May, CoE in Food Security, University of the Western Cape : The South African Food System and Child Malnutrition: What do we know and what do we need to find out

General discussion and ending of the session