EurSafe 2016, Porto Portugal - Food Futures: Ethics, Science and Culture



Alexandra Aragão   Alexandra Aragão
Faculty of Law, University of Coimbra,
    Alexandra Aragão is Professor at the Faculty of Law of the University of Coimbra, where she teaches European law, environmental law and food security law.
She coordinates the PhD Program on Law and Sociology and is vice Director of the "Planning law, urban law and environmental law Review" .
She is a member of the several European observatories related with risk and environment - Le Centre International de Droit Comparé de l'Environnement (C.I.D.C.E.), Avosetta Group, European Environmental Law Forum, Osiris | Centro de Estudos Sociais UC | Observatório do Risco.
Her areas of research are environmental justice, environmental impact assessment, ecosystem services, precautionary principle and food justice.


Elizabeth Dowler   Elizabeth Dowler
University of Warwick / Food Ethics Council, United Kingdom
    Elizabeth Dowler is Emeritus Professor at University of Warwick.
Trained as a nutritionist and with a PhD in food and social policy, she has done extensive research and advocacy on the social and policy dimensions of food and human nutrition.
Current areas include food and poverty, household food security, food rights and justice, both nationally and internationally; local food initiatives; evaluating policy intervention at local and national levels; practice of food ethics.
Professor Dowler is a member, and was until recently a Trustee, of the Food Ethics Council.


Lyman Tower Sargent   Lyman Tower Sargent
University of Missouri-St. Louis, EUA

Lyman Tower Sargent is Professor Emeritus of Political Science at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. He has been a Visiting Professor at the Universities of Exeter, East Anglia, the London School of Economics and Political Science, and Victoria University of Wellington; and a Visiting Fellow, Mansfield College, University of Oxford; a Visiting Research Fellow, Centre for Political Ideologies, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford; a Fellow of the Stout Research Centre, Victoria University of Wellington (New Zealand); and a Highfield Fellow at the Centre for Advanced Studies, University of Nottingham. He has also been a Visiting Member of the Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton). He was the founding Editor of Utopian Studies (1990-2004), and is author and editor of a number of books, including Contemporary Political Ideologies: A Comparative Analysis (14th ed. 2009), New Left Thought: An Introduction (1972), and British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985: An Annotated, Chronological Bibliography (1988). From 1997-2000 he advised the Bibliothèque nationale de France and the New York Public Library on their joint exhibit “Utopie: La quête de la société idéale en Occident/Utopia: The Quest for the Ideal Society in the West” which was shown in Paris from April to July 2000 and in New York from October 2000 to January 2001. He is the recipient of the Distinguished Scholar Award of both the Society for Utopian Studies and the Communal Studies Association. The Society for Utopian Studies has named this award the Lyman Tower Sargent Distinguished Scholar Award.



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