Invitation: Event to remember the Gatumba Massacre 12 Aug 2017

I am forwarding this on behalf of a friend who is part of this community. All are welcome and it should prove to be an interesting event. You may remember the film hotel Rwanda? The Banyamulenge are largely Tutsi. This event is not to commemorate the events of the film, but another event resulting is mass, targeted deaths of the group in Burundi.   Please feel free to share.
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Good Food: Feeding Affordance, Decent Helpings, and Community Resilience

This post is a video of a talk that I am going to give next week.  Please excuse the unevenness of the audio–I am learning how to add audio files to video.   I would really welcome questions, constructive comments, and positive affirmation.  :-).

 

Mapping residuals can help identify communities that are resilient: Feeding Affordance and Decent Helpings

 

Building an Unjust Foodscape: Shifting Governance Regimes, Urban Place Making and the Making of Chinese Food as Ordinary in Hong Kong

This is the text from my recently published peer-reviewed paper in the journal Local Environment.  The paper will be part of a special issue on Food Justice edited by Agatha Herman and Mike Goodwin in the future. The e-paper is available, but behind a paywall until May 2018. I am making the text available here as per the copyright agreement, but for correct referencing please see:  http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/13549839.2017.1328674

DOI: 10.1080/13549839.2017.1328674

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Memories of a life once lived

I wrote this post on 17 Nov 2010. It is deeply personal and involves two periods in my life: one that was difficult and one full of hope. A lot has changed since then: Drake has died of his disease; I am back in the UK; My life has moved on in radical ways;  My children are almost grown. But there is a lot in it I think worth remembering.

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