Agrarian Change Webinars | Autumn 2020

The Journal of Agrarian Change and SOAS Department of Development Studies have been organizing an annual Agrarian Change Seminar Series since 2008. This year this series has been organized as a series of webinars and is open to the public across the world.

Please note: registration links for each webinar will be made available two weeks before the date of the event.


14 October, 5.15 – 7 pm UK

Covid-19 Pandemic and Rural India: Economic Impacts and Policy Responses

R. Ramakumar (Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai)



28 October, 5.15 – 7 pm UK

The Rohingya peasantry of Myanmar: a limiting case of agrarian change. Disintegration by state violence, ethnic persecution and land grabs

Shapan Adnan (SOAS)



4 November, 5.15 – 7 pm UK

Corporations and development: Lessons from Indonesia’s plantation zone

Tania Li (University of Toronto)



18 November, 5.15 – 7 pm UK

Labour Contracting, Gangmasters and Migrant Labour in Italian Agricultural Commodity Chains: The Case of Caporalato and Contemporary Dynamics of Agrarian Change

Lucilla Salvia (La Sapienza University of Rome)



2 December, 5.15 – 7 pm UK

Narco-Frontiers and Magical Marxism: Agrarian Change on Drugs

Teo Ballvé (Colgate University, New York)