Session One: Financialisation and Food

'Debt and Credit in Rural Communities' is an online reading group that pays attention to processes of agrarian change unleashed by debt and credit. It looks at the experiences of rural communities, peasants, and workers while also examining the structural transformations produced by finance.

Thursday 29 April 2021 | 18:00-19:00 UK-Time

This week, the group are meeting to discuss the following texts:

Bjørkhaug, Hilde; McMichael, Philip; & Muirhead, Bruce eds. (2020) Finance or Food?: The Role of Cultures, Values, and Ethics in Land Use Negotiations. Toronto: University of Toronto Press

Isakson, S Ryan (2014) 'Food and finance: the financial transformation of agro-food supply chains', The Journal of Peasant Studies, 41:5, 749-775.

This reading group is convened by Joseph Martínez-Salinas. If you have any queries about the events or reading, please don't hesitate to email.


Image courtesy of Joseph Martínez-Salinas.