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NEWAVE Network| PhD positions at host organisations

The NEWAVE Network (Next Water Governance) aims to point the way forward in the global debate about water governance. It does so by developing research and training for a new generation of future water governance leaders, and by… Read More

International Sociological Association | RC40 Call for Proposals

The Research Committee on Agriculture and Food (RC40) of the International Sociological Association is asking for proposals for a small grant of $2000 to support the establishment or development of professional networks related to the sociology of agriculture… Read More

Global Land Programme | Call for Nominations GLP Scientific Steering Committee

GLP is currently seeking to nominate two to three new SSC members, starting June 1, 2020. The Global Land Programme (GLP) is an interdisciplinary community of science and practice fostering the study of land systems and the co-design… Read More

Elsevier, World Development | Climate change and land: Insights from Myanmar

In a recently published paper (2020), Saturnino M. Borras Jr., Jennifer C. Franco and Zau Nam outline the (political) links between climate change and land. You can read the full paper (open access) here. Abstract: Climate change and… Read More

LANDac | Land Special Issue “Land Governance and (Im)mobility: Exploring the Nexus between Land Acquisition, Displacement and Migration”

We’re happy to announce that the editorial ‘Land Governance from a Mobilities Perspective‘ to LANDac’s Land Special Issue “Land Governance and (Im)mobility: Exploring the Nexus between Land Acquisition, Displacement and Migration” has recently been published! This Special Issue… Read More

Journal of Peasant Studies | 2nd Writeshop-Workshop in Critical Agrarian Studies and Scholar-Activism 2020. Call for Applications!

The Journal of Peasant Studies (JPS), College of Humanities and Development Studies (COHD) of China Agricultural University (Beijing), Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies at the University of the Western Cape (PLAAS), Young African Researchers in Agriculture… Read More

Chiang Mai University | Call for Applicants MA Social Science (Development Studies). Scholarships Available!

Call for applicants: MA in Social Science (Development Studies) – Focus on Land Relations – at Chiang Mai University. SCHOLARSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE Please pass this on to any parties who might be interested in Masters-level training on land:… Read More

Women’s Land Rights | Call for Proposals 2020 (deadline 31-1-2020)

Research Consortium has launched a Call for Proposals 2020: Women’s Land Rights Research Consortium Research Grant on the Effectiveness of Interventions to Improve Women’s Land Tenure Security. The Research Consortium on Women’s Land Rights is a community of… Read More

UU, CIFOR & LANDac | PhD Defense Federico Brandão

Dear colleagues, You are cordially invited Frederico’ public defence of its PhD thesis titled: OIL PALM EXPANSION IN THE BRAZILIAN AMAZON The challenge of reconciling conservation and development January 17, 2020 at 14.00 Summary The recent Amazon fire… Read More