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Call for Papers: The Cosmopolitan Canopy – Reasserting Difference, Diversity and Inclusion in the age of Trump.

The Cosmopolitan Canopy: Reasserting Difference, Diversity and Inclusion in the age of Trump. American Association of Geographers – Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA – April 10-14, 2018 Session Organizers: Julian Agyeman, Tufts University, Elijah Anderson, Yale University The racial dynamics of public life in US cities are in a constant state of flux, where gentrification and displacement,…

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Call for papers: Immigration, Immigrants, Agriculture and Food in North America

Call for papers: Immigration, Immigrants, Agriculture and Food in North America Edited by: Julian Agyeman and Sydney Giacalone, Tufts University. Overview In a recent OpEd in the Boston Globe entitled “Trump Spills the Beans on Who Grows Americans’ Food”, we described how the new US administration’s immigration policies can create an opportunity for dialog about the…

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US immigration policy, food justice and the fierce urgency of now

In a recent OpEd in the Boston Globe entitled “Trump Spills the Beans on Who Grows Americans’ Food”, we described how the new administration’s immigration policies can create an opportunity for dialog about the intersections between immigration, agriculture and food. Around 2 million of the people who plant our crops and pick our fruit are…

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Networking cities, policy learning and just sustainabilities

As national and international governments struggle with political inertia, particularly when it comes to addressing climate change and implementing sustainable development policies, cities have emerged as places of action and innovation and have formed trans-local municipal networks to share knowledge, their best practices and their expertise. The approach of tackling environmental issues locally is not…

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Urban foraging: health, cultural ties and food justice.

Over the past few years US cities have seen a rise in urban foraging– the act of searching for and gathering food in an urban landscape. In cities across the country, people from varied backgrounds, such as Native Americans, African Americans, Chinese, Korean and Latino/a immigrants, have been partaking in this practice of finding edible food amongst their urban landscapes.

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