SCI Seminar Series - Professor Sergio Schneider
|Starts:||16:00 24 Feb 2016|
|Ends:||17:30 24 Feb 2016|
|What is it:||Seminar|
|Organiser:||Sustainable Consumption Institute|
|Speaker:||Professor Sergio Schneider|
Professor Sergio Schneider, Professor of Rural Development & Food Studies, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil, will be giving the SCI Seminar on the 24 February 2016, entitled 'Changing trends in food production and consumption - some evidence from Brazil' the seminar will be in Room 10.05, Harold Hankins Building between 4.00 - 5.30 pm. Coffee and registration from 3.45 pm.
The presentation will address the recent trends in food production and consumption in Brazil by focusing emerging changes such as the increase in the supply of products from family farmers to local markets and to public procurement. It will also show some of the changes that are affecting the consumption of food, as the eating out habits and the increasing appeal of a sort of ‘gourmetization’ driven by high middle class people as well as the increasing demand for traditional and organics in urban areas.
Sergio Schneider is Professor of Sociology of Rural Development and Food Studies at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Porto Alegre, Brazil, where he is full professor and researcher at the Graduate Program of Sociology (PPGS) and Rural Development (PGDR).
Since 2003 Sergio Schneider has held a research scholarship from CNPq (National Council for Science and Technology) for high scientific productivity in social sciences research.
Sergio Schneider has a degree in Social Sciences (1990), Masters (1994) and PhD (1999) in Sociology. Since 1995, he has been employed by the Federal University of Rio Grade do Sul, at the Department of Sociology, where he is full professor and teaches topics on Theories on Development Sociology (undergraduate and graduate), Rural Sociology (undergraduate), Sociology of Food (graduate), Rural Development and Family Farming (graduate).
Further information at http://lattes.cnpq.br/9374550818298328
Professor Sergio Schneider
Role: Professor of Rural Development & Food Studies
Organisation: Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Travel and Contact Information
Harold Hankins Building