Armed Conflict and Food Insecurity: A Global Challenge

Friday, January 24, 2014 - 00:00 to 02:00

Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/415968865196954

Join us for a free public lecture at 7-9pm on Thursday January 23rd, 2014 in Room 179 (west end of the building on the ground floor) at University College, 15 King’s College Circle, Toronto, ON by:

Mustafa Koç, Professor of Sociology, Ryerson University

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Armed Conflict and Food Insecurity: A Global Challenge

Bio

Mustafa Koç’s research and teaching interests involve food studies, food security and food policy, globalization and sociology of migration.

He was among the founders of the Centre for Studies in Food Security (Coordinator 1995-2005), Food Secure Canada (Chair 2005-2006), and the Canadian Association for Food Studies (President 2005-2008). He has also been involved in various national and global debates on globalization, social change and development, food security, and peace. He has various publications on sociology of agriculture and food, social change and development, and immigration, including For Hunger-proof Cities (1999), Working Together (2001), Interdisciplinary Perspectives in Food Studies (2008) and Critical Perspectives in Food Studies (2012). Dr. Koc also writes periodically in Turkish in the journals Dünya Gıda and Telve.

 

About this lecture series
Click here for full list of the 2013/2014 Vital Discussions of Human Security lecture series events: http://www.scienceforpeace.ca/vital-discussions-of-human-security-fall-2013-spring-2014
Click here for videos from previous lectures: http://www.youtube.com/user/Science4Peace

Co-Sponsored by University College Health Studies Programme, Canadian Pugwash Group, Science for Peace and Voice of Women for Peace.

 

University College
15 King's College Circle, Room 179 - Room 179 - west end of building on the ground floor
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 45.5292" N, 79° 23' 43.4292" W
Ontario CA
Science for Peace

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