Masterclass: Livelihoods and Food Security in the Global South

Date: 
Thursday, April 20, 2017 to Friday, April 21, 2017

Masterclass

Livelihoods and Food Security in the Global South

by International Faculty Professor Bill Pritchard 

Food and nutrition security is one of the planet’s most important problems. In recent years, new research approaches and methodologies have been developed that are reshaping this field. In this two-day event, participants will be introduced to these new approaches and methodologies. It is designed for graduate students from fields including Geography, Sociology, Development Studies and Economics.

Bill Pritchard is Professor Human Geography at the University of Sydney, Australia, and International Faculty at the University of Cologne. He is the lead co-author of Feeding India (2014, Earthscan) and lead co-editor of The Routledge Handbook of Food and Nutrition Security (2016, Routledge)

Preliminary Program (to be confirmed)

Thursday 20 April
09:30 – 10:30am Opening lecture, Professor Bill Pritchard
10:30 – 11:00am Morning tea
11:00 – 12:00am Workshop session 1: A history of ideas - food security, food sovereignty, food and nutrition security
12:00 – 1:00pm Lunch
1:00 – 2.30pm Workshop session 2: Measuring patterns of hunger and malnutrition across the world
2:30 – 3:00pm Afternoon tea
3:00 – 4:00pm Workshop session 3: Amartya Sen’s Food Entitlements Theory

Friday 21 April
9:30 – 10:30am Workshop session 4: The Agriculture-Nutrition Disconnect, a new concept in food and nutrition security analysis
10:30 – 11:00am Morning tea
11:00 – 12:00pm Livelihood diversification and the role of social protection
12:00 – 1:00pm Lunch
1:00 – 2:30pm Localism and food sovereignty
2:30 – 3:00pm Concluding ideas

The masterclass is designed for graduate students from fields including
Geography, Sociology, Development Studies and Economics

Registration required by March 31, 2017

Registration:
www.geosciences.uni-koeln.de/pritchard2017.html

Contact:
Dr. Karin Boessenkool
Email: gradschool-geosci [at] uni-koeln.de

Venue:
Institute of Geography
Übungsraum I, Rundbau
University of Cologne