Food Systems and Society program seeking instructors

Marylhurst University’s Master of Science in Food Systems and Society program is looking for experienced instructors to develop and teach online elective courses in the following areas for the 2014-2015 academic year.
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FoodCorps extended deadline for request for evaluation proposal

FoodCorps has extended the deadline for our recent request for evaluation proposals until Friday, August 1st. An updated RFP that reflects the new timeline is attached.

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CfP: Leaders in Conservation: Botanic Gardens and Biodiversity in the 21st Century

Please circulate this call for papers, panels and workshops for the
upcoming *Leaders in Conservation: Botanic Gardens and Biodiversity in the
21st Century* among your department, colleagues, and graduate students.

The three-day conference (October 23-25, 2014), hosted at the prestigious
Loyola Sustainability Research Centre, will be *the first international
event on the social role of botanic gardens in biodiversity conservation*,
and will bring together dozens of local and international expert
practitioners and academics in the field of botanic gardens and
biodiversity conservation.
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Conference and Colloquium at the University of Havana

The Seventeenth International Conference, Socialism for the
Twenty-first Century, and the Eighth International Colloquium, The
Influence of Philosophy and the Social Science on the Cultural
Heritage of the countries of the American Mediterranean, will be held
at the University of Havana from November 19 to November 21, 2014.
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AFT’s Farmland, Food and Livable Communities Conference, Lexington, KY

Registration is now Open for the Farmland, Food and Livable Communities Conference in Lexington, Kentucky, October 20-22, 2014

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Please join American Farmland Trust this fall at our Farmland, Food and Livable Communities Conference in Lexington, Kentucky. The conference will bring together diverse interests and leaders from across the country. Keynote speakers and workshop presenters will inspire, inform, and share best practices and new ideas about how to save farmland, foster the next generation of farmers, and develop healthy and responsive food systems that support agricultural viability and community food security.

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Notes from the Field 2014: Week 6

C&A’s Notes from the Field project continues this week with an entry by Mary Beth Schmid entitled “Pinhookers and Tomateros (tomato workers) in Southern Appalachia“.

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Call for applications for Postdoc Researcher and PhD Fellow

Available postions: 1 postdoctoral researcher and 1 PhD fellow in the field of ecological transition (law, ecological economics, political science andbio-engineering/agronomics), with a focus on food systems. These positions are opened at the University catholique de Louvain, Belgium, in the vicinity of Brussels.

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Notes from the Field 2014: Week 5

C&A’s Notes from the Field project continues this week with an entry by Megan Maurer entitled “Doing the ‘work’ of fieldwork with community gardeners in Michigan”.

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Lecturer position open in climate change and food security

We are advertising for a lecturer in climate change and food security in the Sustainability Research Institute, University of Leeds.

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Post-doctoral fellowships

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, one of Asia’s top universities, is hiring a number of post-doctoral fellows in various disciplines. At least one will be hired in the Environmental Sustainability Research Cluster.

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