Symposium: Encountering the Global Countryside
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Encountering the Global Countryside
Thursday 24th January 2019
The Drwm, National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth.
A day of presentations from the ERC GLOBAL-RURAL project exploring the impacts of globalization of rural societies and economies and rural community responses, including talks on food and agriculture, land-grabbing, migration, international volunteers, rural festivals and everyday globalization and place, with perspectives from Wales, Brazil, China, Africa, Australia, New Zealand and beyond.
Links to presentations online:
‘Uniqueness and Ubiquity: Remaking Newtown in a global era’ – Dr Laura Jones, Dr Jesse Heley and Dr Sam Saville
‘The World Comes to Wales for the Weekend: Celebration and Resistance at Rural Festivals’ – Dr Sam Saville
‘Placing Sugar Assemblages‘ – Dr Marc Welsh
‘Agribusiness, Rural Communities and Resistance in Brazil‘ – Dr Francesca Fois
‘Experiences and Responses to Land-grabbing in Liberia‘ – Fidel Budy
‘Gap-year Christians in Tanzania: Faith-based international volunteering and global citizenship’ – Beth Saunders
‘Migration and Rural Cosmopolitanism in the Global Countryside‘ – Dr Anthonia Onyeahialam and Professor Michael Woods
‘(Re-)Assembling the Global Countryside: Applications and Lessons for Rural Development‘ – Professor Michael Woods