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Venue: PLAAS Boardroom
Date: 2 Oct 2018
Time: 13:00 to 14:00

Presenter: Dr Tarminder Kaur

Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute for Reconciliation and Social Justice, University of the Free State


AmaXhosa Maradona is a biographical snapshot of a young soccer player, Abongile Elton Qobisa, better known as ‘Maradona’. It is also a metaphor,...

Date: 7 Oct 2018 to 13 Oct 2018
Time: 8:30 to 17:30
Across Africa, the majority of both rural and urban residents have insecure tenure rights, either in law or in practice. They face the legacy of land dispossession, colonial legal codes, contested customary tenure systems, and growing pressure on land in the face of commercial...
Venue: PLAAS Boardroom
Date: 16 Oct 2018
Time: 13:00 to 14:00


Presenter: Dr Anne Marie Thow

University of Sydney, Australia


Almost every country is experiencing a rising burden of diet-related chronic disease in a situation of persistent food insecurity and undernutrition. Supply-side policy...

Venue: PLAAS Boardroom
Date: 23 Oct 2018
Time: 13:00 to 14:00

Presenter: Dr Silva Lieberherr

University of Basel, Switzerland & PLAAS Affiliate


Vidarbha is a region in central India that became infamous for exceptionally high numbers of ‘farmer suicides’. Several small movements of farmers are active to address the ‘agrarian...