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Discussions on important issues of agrarian change today.


The Journal of Agrarian Change organises a series of seminars and events.

Blog posts

Agrarian Change Webinars | Autumn 2021

September 28, 2021

The Journal of Agrarian Change and SOAS Department of Development Studies have been organizing an annual Agrarian Change Seminar Series since 2008. Like last year, this year too the series is organized as webinars, although some sessions will be hybrid. These webinars are open to the public across the world. Please note: registration links for…

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AQs Shorts: Lyn Ossome

November 30, 2021

In our new AQs Shorts view, Lyn Ossome discusses the impact of neoliberal globalization on labour relations in the global South, especially in relation to forms of labour organizing. She also discusses the significance of reproductive labour for debates on the agrarian question(s) and why we need to focus on the issue of survival of…

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‘Finance going farming’: A review essay

October 23, 2021

SARAH RUTH SIPPEL   In recent years, land has once again received a great deal of attention in critical agrarian studies. The most recent ‘land rush’, which began in 2008, has forced issues surrounding land to centre stage, not only in the Global South but also in the Global North. Madeleine Fairbairn’s and Stefan Ouma’s…

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AQs Shorts: Haroon Akram-Lodhi

October 1, 2021

The seventh part of our AQs Shorts series features Haroon Akram-Lodhi. He discusses the role of culture in shaping agricultural productivity in eastern and southern Africa and how we may approach the intersections between gender and class in agrarian political economy. Haroon Akram-Lodhi is Professor in the Department of International Development Studies at Trent University,…

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