the 24th international conference of the agrifood research network

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The School of Life Sciences and Technology, Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB), in collaboration with AKATIGA Center for Social Analysis, is proud to host the 24th International Annual Conference of the Agrifood Research Network, 2 - 5 DECEMBER 2017. Feel the strong culinary cultural vibes of Bandung as you expand your horizon and delve into the inter-cultural dialogue between Southeast Asia, Australasia and beyond within the realm of agri-food studies. We look forward to seeing you in Bandung this December!

Conference Program

The three-day conference will be held in the CRCS Building within ITB Main Campus, from the 3rd to 5th of December 2017

Pre-conference workshop

A 3-day pre-conference workshop for postgrads will be held from 28th to 30th of November in ITB second campus in Jatinangor

Conference Dinner and Quiz Night

In keeping with AFRN tradition, we are proud to host the annual Quiz Night and Conference Dinner, on the 3rd and 4th of December, respectively

Field trips

There are two options for field trips: a rural trip to farms and plantations, or a urban trip to markets, local food stalls and urban vegetable gardens. This will be on the 2nd of December


We are delighted to inform you that we have two confirmed keynote speakers, one is a distinguished academic, the other is a prominent activist in the world of agrifood
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Emeritus Professor, International Institute of Social Studies, The Hague
Ben White taught for more than 30 years in the field of rural sociology at the International Institute of Social Studies. He was also Professor Extraordinary in Social Sciences, University of Amsterdam.
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Chair of Indonesian Peasant Union (Serikat Petani Indonesia)
Henry has been working closely with peasants in the rural areas through his position as the Chair of Indonesian Peasant Union. He was also the Secretary General of La Via Campesina for two periods.

about the conference

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