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Food supply in an uncertain future

How can secure our food supply in a changing world? Explore how societies dealt with agricultural crises in the past, and how we’re preparing to survive a very different future.
When Oct 23, 2018
from 05:30 PM to 07:00 PM
Where Department of Life Sciences Lecture Theatre
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CONFIRMED SPEAKERS: 

  • Helen Anne Curry (History & Philosophy of Science)
  • Inanna Hamati (CRASSH)
  • Martin Jones (Head, Department of Archaeology)
  • David Nally (Department of Geography)

We're facing future extremes - population size, weather events, temperature rises - and with them potential agricultural crises. How can we secure our food supply in a changing world? Are there lessons to be learnt from the past? Join our panel of experts who will look at historical and present-day examples of how societies deal with agricultural crises, and try to answer your questions about the future.

Registration for this event will open on 24 September 2018.