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Families and Food Poverty in Austerity Europe: keynote at University of Copenhagen LOM conference

On Wednesday 21st June 2017 Dr Rebecca O’Connell will give a keynote lecture at the Trends in Excellent and Interdisciplinary Lifestyle, Obesity and Metabolic Research Conference, University of Copenhagen.  Food poverty.. Read More

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Special issue of Children & Society, 2018. Call for papers: Children’s and teenagers’ food practices in contexts of poverty and inequality

Guest Editors: Wendy Wills (University of Hertfordshire) and Rebecca O’Connell (Thomas Coram Research Unit, UCL) Deadline for abstracts: 30th September 2016 Contemporary concern with food security and nutritional diets indicates.. Read More

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Special Session at CTC2016: Children’s and teenagers’ food practices in contexts of poverty and inequality

At the 7th Child and teen consumption conference this week in Aalborg, Denmark, Dr Rebecca O’Connell and Professor Wendy Wills are convening a special session on children’s and teenagers’ food.. Read More

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TCRU Lunchtime Seminar, 16th June 2015: “I cannot attend class properly if I am hungry, so it affects my schooling”: Food and hunger in children’s everyday lives in Ethiopia: evidence from Young Lives

Virginia Morrow, Young Lives, University of Oxford, 16th June 2015, 1-2pm, TCRU Library, 27-28 Woburn Square WC1H 0AA This paper explores how food insecurity affects children’s daily lives in Ethiopia,.. Read More

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Final Programme: Food, poverty and policy: evidence base and knowledge gaps, 30th June, University of Sheffield

Food, poverty and policy: evidence base and knowledge gaps. BSA  Food Study Group – SPERI event. Tuesday 30th June 2015, 09:00-17:00 Interdisciplinary Centre of Social Sciences, University of Sheffield, S1.. Read More

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Children’s and teenagers’ food practices in contexts of poverty and inequality: call for papers

Call for Papers: 7th Child and teen consumption 2016: Cultural contexts, relations and practices Aalborg University, Denmark, 27-29th of April 2016 Special Session: Children’s and teenagers’ food practices in contexts.. Read More

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Food austerity from an historical perspective

A recent article for Discover Society by some of the study’s researchers discusses the inappropriateness of the contemporary ‘austerity culture’ that draws an analogy between the current period of post-recessionary.. Read More

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Making Food Fair

On Saturday 22nd November Rebecca spoke at the Kindling Trust’s second ‘Making Food Fair’ event in Manchester, UK. The event explored the food system that is letting down so many.. Read More