Agrarian Change Webinars | Autumn 2021

The Journal of Agrarian Change and SOAS Department of Development Studies have been organizing an annual Agrarian Change Seminar Series since 2008. Like last year, this year too the series is organized as webinars, although some sessions will be hybrid. These webinars are 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 time)

Capitalism, crisis and Covid-19: agrarian political economy and circuits of capital and labour – a roundtable discussion

Ruth Hall (University of the Western Cape)

Valeria Hernández (National University of San Martín, Buenos Aires)

Jonathan Pattenden (University of East Anglia)

Orlanda Ruthven (Independent scholar and practitioner, Delhi)

This event is now over. Watch here.


28 October, 5.15 – 7 pm (UK time)

Land markets in rural Mexico in the 21st century: The effects of 1992 counter-reforms on common property

Kirsten Appendini (El Colegio de Mexico)

This event is now over. Watch here.


4 November 5.15 – 7 pm (UK time)

Transforming agricultural markets through institutional design: An ethnography of Turkish cut flower auctions

Demet Dinler (University of Sussex)

PLEASE NOTE: this session will be held face-to-face at SOAS and as a webinar

This event is now over. There is no recording available.


18 November, 5.15 – 7 pm (UK time)

Peasant movements and agrarian change in 21st century Pakistan

Noaman G Ali (Lahore University of Management Sciences)

Yahya Aftab (Independent scholar)

This event is now over. Watch here.


2 December, 5.15 – 7 pm (UK time)

Cheap meat and incalculable costs

Toni Weis (University of Western Ontario)

PLEASE NOTE: This session is now cancelled due to the UCU Strike. It is rescheduled for February 24, 2022.



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