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Update LANDac events due to Covid-19

As you are probably aware, Covid-19 currently spreads word wide, including in the Netherlands. In the Netherlands, there are currently governmental restrictions in place which last until the 1st of June. To ensure the health and safety of… Read More

Call for Papers: CFP RC21 Antwerp: Rethinking the urban housing shortage in the global South: incremental housing as a node for intersecting flows of city-making

RC21 Conference, Antwerp, July 6–8, 2020 Session organizers: Griet Steel, Femke van Noorloos and Abigail Friendly, Department of Human Geography & Planning, Utrecht University Sustainable urban housing stands at the nexus of multiple SDGs (SDG11 figuring prominently), with… Read More

Land Portal | Data Stories Contest 2020

The Land Portal has released its Data Stories Contest 2020! Extended Deadline: 23rd March 2020. For more information, see below or visit the Land Portal website. “As data enthusiasts, we believe in the power that data holds and… Read More

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