In this Q&A, Merisa chats to Alasdair about his work on animal values and the 'Animal Values and Sustainable Food Production' workshop held at the Department of Politics, at the University of Sheffield, on the 31st January and 1st February 2017. The workshop was attended by 19 academics from the UK, Munich and Sydney. A… Continue reading Q&A with Alasdair Cochrane on the ‘Animal Values and Sustainable Food Production’ workshop
This post introduces Sheffield University's ambitious 3-year research programme on Global Food Justice, located in the Department of Politics. The project is partially funded by N8 Agrifood.
This post reflects on the politics of doing inter-disciplinary research. What kinds of obstacles does knowledge production in inter-disciplinary fashion face? Can we take the value of inter-disciplinary research for granted? Is the objective of integrative research to produce a 'smooth story' or is space retained for contestation and divergence?