cafs 10th annual assembly may 30 – june 2, 2015

CAFS’ 2015 conference was a great success! We had a record number of delegates attend this year, thank you to all who joined us and were involved in making this conference a success.

Thanks in part to the Federation for the Humanities & Social Sciences and the University of Ottawa, the conference’s keynote address, “Food and health on the western reserves: The deep roots of indigenous insecurity”, given by Dr. James Daschuk, is available for viewing here.

We are also pleased to announce the 2015 CAFS award winners! Alejandro Rojas received the Award for Excellence in Food Studies Research, in recognition of outstanding research contributions. Sarah Mohan received the Student Paper Award in Food Studies, for her submission, “Institutional Change in Value Chains: Evidence from Tea in Nepal”.

CAFS 2015 Award for Excellence in Food Studies Research Plaque

CAFS 2015 Student Paper Award Plaque