Agrarian Change Webinars | Autumn 2023

October 4, 2023

The Journal of Agrarian Change has been organizing an annual Agrarian Change Seminar Series since 2008. Like the last two years, this year too the series is organized as webinars,…

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Book Review: Ramesh Sunam’s Transnational Labour Migration, Livelihoods and Agrarian Change in Nepal

June 21, 2023

FRASER SUGDEN   One of the defining features of agrarian change amongst the peasantry in the last two decades is the rising importance of labour migration to supplement fragile livelihoods.…

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Book Review: Neeladri Bhattacharya’s The Great Agrarian Conquest

June 9, 2023

MUHAMMAD ALI JAN   Neeladri Bhattacharya’s monograph is a genealogy of the “agrarian” as a colonial project and an account of its transgression through rural agency, all rolled into an…

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AQs Shorts: Gerardo Otero

May 31, 2023

In this edition of the AQs Shorts series, Gerardo Otero elaborates on the concept of the neoliberal diet as a prism to analyse broader political and economic processes. He discusses…

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Book Review: Rebecca Tarlau’s Occupying Schools, Occupying Land

May 25, 2023

CLIFF WELCH   Rebecca Tarlau’s new book, Occupying Schools, Occupying Land shows how the MST “transformed Brazilian education.” The book, which began as Tarlau’s 2014 University of California doctoral dissertation…

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Changes in Journal of Agrarian Change’s editorial team

March 28, 2023

The editorial team at Journal of Agrarian Change are pleased to announce that Dr. Shreya Sinha, Dr. Forrest Zhang and Dr. Kees Jansen are joining us as editors. Dr. Shreya Sinha, of…

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Call for papers | IIPPE 2023: Agrarian Change Working Group

March 25, 2023

IIPPE 2023 Annual Conference, 6-8 September 2023, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid, Spain Call for papers and panel proposals: Agrarian Change Working Group   A sense of urgency animates the…

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AQs Shorts: Noaman Ali/Yahya Aftab

February 22, 2023

Our first AQs Shorts in 2023 features Noaman Ali & Yahya Aftab who discuss broader trends of agrarian development in northern Pakistan (Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa). They point out to the…

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Book Review: Liam Campling and Alejandro Colás’ Capitalism and the Sea

February 20, 2023

MADS BARBESGAARD   Capitalism and the Sea takes the reader on a wide-ranging history of capitalist development and argues that ‘the Earth’s separation into land and sea has significant consequences’…

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Review Essay: Contesting total extractivism

February 16, 2023

THOMAS F. PURCELL   Within agrarian political economy, extractivism has emerged as a key concept to grapple with a whole host of politically urgent themes such as ecological destruction, global…

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