Presentations & Interviews On the Web

Presentations and Interviews Available On-line:

  1. Political economies of ‘Good Food’: Sustainable food without justice is sustained injustice.” (Keynote) 5th Annual Food Systems Summit: What Makes Food Good? The Necessary [r]Evolution for Sustainable Food Systems. University of Vermont, Burlington, VT. (June 14, 2016)
  2. Food sovereignty as showing up,” (originally titled “Food sovereignty and deep/deliberative/participatory democracy.”) Food Sovereignty: Local Struggles, Global Movement, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI. (May 29, 2015)
  3. Eco-commensalism: Setting the table for what comes after capitalism.” Teach-In +50: End the War Against the Planet, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI. (March 28, 2015)
  4. A. Aubrey (moderator), J. Larsen, M. J. Chappell, N. Kazi, P. Hess, E. Broad Leib, and B. Ekwall.“Pushing for better agriculture research and policy” (Invited panelist). 2015 Food Tank Summit, George Washington University, Washington, D.C. (January 22, 2015) [link]
  5. M. J. Chappell, N. DiNicola, and M. Gunther (moderator). “Debating the future of food” (Morning Keynote). Breaking Boundaries: 2014 Net Impact Conference. Minneapolis, MN. (November 8, 2014)
  6. “‘Sustainability without justice is sustained injustice’: The problems of sustainable intensification.” Graduate Program in Sustainable Agriculture Colloquium, Iowa State University, Des Moines, IA. (October 22, 2014)
  7. Agroecology and food sovereignty as viable alternatives to land-grabbing and corporate-dominated development paradigms for Africa.” Empowered Africa: A Progressive Dialogue, Howard University, Washington, D.C. (August 4, 2014).
  8. “Small-scale family farming as a necessary but not sufficient foundation for food security, food sovereignty, and sustainability.” (At minute 55:00) International Conference on Feeding Cities, 2014: Rural-Urban Connections and the Future of Family Farming, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada. (June 24, 2014). [pdf of slides]
  9. Stakeholders & synergies: Socio-economic dimensions of sustainable ag.” 2013 Norman E. Borlaug International Symposium of the World Food Prize: The Next Borlaug Century. Des Moines, IA. (October 18, 2013). [In Portuguese]
  10. M. J. Chappell. “‘How far to the edge of the earth?’ Land-sparing vs. land-sharing and other questionable questions.” 97th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America: Life on Earth: Preserving, Utilizing and Sustaining our Ecosystems. Portland, OR, August 8, 2012.
  11. Excerpt from “Ecological Sustainability, Food, and Human Rights: The Necessity of ‘Action Ecology’,” at the Portland State University Social Sustainability Colloquium, Portland, OR, January 27, 2012.
  12. The Quest for Food Justice in the Face of Finite Resources,” at Feeding the World While the Earth Cooks, Washington, D.C., April 12, 2012.
  13. The ‘Goldilocks Hypothesis’ — a political ecology of the land-sparing/wildlife-friendly farming debate,” at the Portland State University Systems Science Seminar series, November 19, 2010.
  14. “The ‘Goldilocks Hypothesis’: Does sparing land for nature lack a credible political economy?” M. J. Chappell, presentation to have been given at 2010 ATBC International Meeting. (Part 1 and Part 2; slides available at F1000 Posters).
  15. Alternative agriculture and human rights: Prospects for truly sustainable development from two Brazilian example.” M. J. Chappell, Bringing Subsistence Out of the Shadows: An Environmental History Workshop on Subsistence Relationships. Nipissing University, North Bay, ON, October 4, 2009.

  16. Food security and biodiversity: Possible conditions for mutual reinforcement, and initial case study results from Latin America.” At the 134th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association: Public Health and Human Rights. Boston, MA, November 7, 2006.