Food, Fuel and Finance: Public Forum on Global Crisis

Date: 2/18/2009
Time: 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Location: The Puck Building, The Rudin Family Forum for Civic Dialogue, 2nd Fl.
295 Lafayette Street, New York, NY 10012-9604  map

Co-sponsored by NYU Wagner's Office of International Programs, NYU Wagner's Health Program, NYU's Master's Program in Global Public Health, The Nation, Globalizations International Political Economy Section of the International Studies Association, Routledge

While the global financial crisis currently dominates the front pages, it has displaced global crises of fuel prices and access to food. Join a discussion that explores the relationship between these three crises, the policy solutions necessary for an effective response, and the social transformations that will likely ensue.

- Walden Bello, executive director of Focus on the Global South and professor of sociology at the University of the Philippines, and author of Deglobalization: Ideas for a New World Economy
- Jun Borras, Canada Research Chair in International Development Studies Saint Mary’s University Halifax, Canada, co-editor of Transnational Agrarian Movements Confronting Globalization
- Barry Gills, Professor of Global Politics, Newcastle University, editor of The Clash of Globalizations: 'Empire' or 'Cosmopolis'
- Frances Moore Lappe, co-founder of the Small Planet Institute and author of Diet for a Small Planet and co-author of Hope’s Edge: The Next Diet for a Small Planet.