To debate these themes, we are organizing an international conference on the theme of 'Authoritarian Populism and the Rural World' on 17-18 March 2018 at the International Institute of Social Studies (
ISS) in The Hague, Netherlands. Confirmed plenary speakers include:
Vanaik, Becky Bond,
Gudynas, Hilary Wainwright, John
Gaventa, Karin Nansen,
Zaw Win, Natalia
Mamanova, Raj Patel, and Zack
Conference participants will join a series of plenary lectures and working group discussions focusing on the key sub-themes of the conference:
- The current conjuncture: rural roots and consequences.
- Resisting, organising and mobilising for an emancipatory rural politics.
- Alternatives: understanding, supporting, creating, deepening and scaling.
In preparation for the conference, we have compiled a number of papers and essays submitted by researchers and scholars across the globe. Please find them on the following pages:
Please find the full programme of the conference here.