International Workshop Food for Justice in Rio de Janeiro

The International Workshop Alimento para a Justiça (Food for Justice) aims to bring together researchers and activists working on topics related to agriculture and food to share and discuss their recent research and experiences on the topic and to have a space for interaction. The Workshop is an activity foreseen in the scope of the research group Food for Justice, whose general objective is to investigate social mobilizations that counter injustices in the food system and social and political innovations that address inequalities that compromise food security, such as class, gender, race, ethnicity, nationality.

The event is organized in partnership between the research group Food for Justice (Alimento para a Justiça), based at the Heidelberg Center for Ibero-American Studies (HCIAS) at Heidelberg University, the Observatório de Políticas Públicas para a Agricultura (OPPA), the Centro de Referência em Segurança Alimentar e Nutricional (Ceresan) of the Programa de Pós-Graduação de Ciências Sociais em Desenvolvimento, Agricultura e Sociedade at Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de Janeiro, and the AS-PTA Agricultura Familiar e Agroecologia.

The full program of the event which will be in Portuguese:

  • Organizers: Marco Antonio Teixeira, Renata Motta, Eryka Galindo, Claudia Schmitt, Renato Maluf, Paulo Petersen, and Ingrid Pena
  • Dates: August 22-24
  • Time & location:
  • August 22 – Raízes do Brasil (R. Áurea, 80 – Santa Teresa, Rio de Janeiro – RJ, 20240-210) – Activities only for invited guests and speakers.
  • August 23-24, 9-19:00 – CPDA/UFRRJ (Av. Pres. Vargas, 417 – 6º a 10º andares – Centro, Rio de Janeiro – RJ, 20071-003, Brasil) – Open participation (limited availability), please register here.