The Upper Vinschgau citizen cooperative is part of an international research project on Micro Land Grabbing, in which 20 local communities worldwide are involved. The citizen cooperative in Mals is a project partner, the “Malser Weg” has contributed significantly to the idea of the project as a research case.
As part of the project, there will be an online lecture followed by an optional workshop.
Micro.Land.Grabbing: Challenges for local communities worldwide
Friday 22.01.-Sa.23.01.2021 from 13:00-17:00 – ZOOM.
So far, the phenomenon of land grabbing (land theft) has been discussed mainly in terms of the exploitation of the Global South by international financial flows, although its relevance is also increasing in the European context. Moreover, it is often small, regional actors that insidiously drive the commodification of land. We therefore speak of the phenomenon of “micro land grabbing”. Lecture and workshop thematically addressed these new developments.
- to deepen the knowledge about micro land grabbing
- to exchange and develop resistance strategies against Micro.Land.Grabbing
- Build support networks among affected communities worldwide
Interested parties are welcome to attend the lecture (Friday 22.01.2021, 13:00-14:30Uhr).
The optional workshop is open to project participants* and community members directly affected by micro land grabbing.
Register by 01/17/2021 at: https://www.uibk.ac.at/soziologie/forschung/agrar-und-regionalsoziologie/workshop-micro.land.grabbing.html
English with translation into Portuguese.
If needed, partial translation into German can be provided. We ask that this be indicated in the registration.
hier un danach '20 – Festival
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*Vom 1. bis 4. Oktober im Obervinschgau: *Gespräche. Wanderungen. Kulinarisches. Musik.
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