Business History: "The Political Economy of Food: Grown Locally and Consumed Globally"


Friday, June 12, 2015, 10:00am to 4:00pm


Baker 101, Baker Library

Seating is limited, if interested in attending, please contact Casey Lurtz:

For the full schedule, see the website

.The Business History Initiative is hosting a one-day conference on June 12, 2015: "The Political Economy of Food: Grown Locally and Consumed Globally."

The conference will bring together scholars interested in the history of the food and agriculture industries. It is intended to help develop a new and innovative perspective on the role of food in the history of global capitalism. Central discussions will revolve around the impact of increasingly international markets for agricultural products on local practices of production and consumption, and vice versa. Speakers will present their recent research and comment on how their work fits into this evolving historiography.

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