José Graziano da Silva, Director General of the FAO, joined the conference by video on October 19, 2012 to discuss the FAO’s stance on global land acquisitions.
You can also read a copy of the Director General’s remarks here.
Events and Announcements
The upcoming Summer Institute on Contested Landscapes is hosting three public lectures in May:
May 14, 2013 What is Property and Does it Matter? Stuart Banner, UCLA Law 4:00-5:30 PM: 423 ILR Conference Center
May 16, 2013 Global and Local Commons: Emergent Institutions with Residual Property Forms Kathryn Milun, Sociology & Anthropology, University of Minnesota-Duluth 4:30-6:00 p.m.; 423 ILR Conf. Center
May 17, 2013 Messy Hectare: Questions about the Epistemology of Land Grabbing Data Marc Edelman, Anthropology, Hunter College and Graduate Center, City University of New York 2:00-3:30 p.m. Guerlac Room, AD White House