Future Of Food Global Dialogue with Harriet Friedmann | March 6, 2019

Join Dr. Friedmann for a one-hour talk followed by facilitated discussion to learn about the foundation of selecting, saving, changing and planting seeds. Light refreshments will be provided. The event will take place on Wednesday, March 6, from 4:00 – 6:00pm in the Multipurpose Room of the Liu Institute for Global Issues (6476 NW Marine Drive).

Dr. Harriet Friedmann is Professor Emerita of Sociology, University of Toronto. She is the co-developer of the historical food regimes approach and a contributor to debates on family farming.

Dr. Friedmann will focus on seed governance at the interface of society, culture, and ecology. She will be drawing on the history of ideas about nature, especially Humboldt and Darwin from the 19th century, and Latour’s revisioning of how governing human society might adequately respond to the Gaia hypothesis. Seeds of recognition lie in new ways of understanding humans as a species at once like other species—in that humans change ecosystems to get food—but also unique in its capacity to reflect and change its practices.

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