4th APSAFE Symposium from 3-16 December 2020

Supporting Sustainable Food Systems: Quality Food and Ethical Consumption

We cordially welcome researchers, students, policy makers, community activists, and practitioners. Attendees of the APSAFE2020 conference will explore the ethical dimensions of quality food consumption and production, share the knowledge for a sustainable food future, and tackle wicked problems in the current food system through presentation and networking opportunities. To foster mutual learning and generates new insights for a sustainable future, we chose a non-real time format that utilizes Slack and YouTube .You can participate in the wonderful discussions at any time you like (you are not obligated to log in every day for two weeks.)

The Asia Pacific Society for Agricultural and Food Ethics (APSAFE)

Individual Presentation via Slack & YouTube; ONLINE Keynote Speech via Zoom

Call for papers & save the date

APSAFE2020 calls for short papers! The theme is Supporting Sustainable Food Systems: Quality Food and Ethical Consumption. We cordially welcome everyone who studies food ethics and cares about the future of food.
Deadline: 31st July

The Asia Pacific Society of Agricultural and Food Ethics (APSafe) invites researchers from around the world to submit abstracts for presentation at our conference in December 2020. The conference will bring together researchers and practitioners from various fields of humanities and social sciences, agricultural and food, biotechnology, organic movement, NPO / SME representatives, and up-and-coming leaders in the field of food and agriculture and create a platform for exchange of professional and practical knowledge and networking opportunities at the international level.

This is an opportunity to share your research with Asia-Pacific colleagues who are actively aligning technology assessment, rural sociology, agriculture, aquaculture with advances in philosophy and ethics. We welcome abstracts related to the following field, whether the work is empirical or theoretical:

Degrowth; Agroecology; Food Sovereignty; Foodscape; Civic Food Networks; Food Policy and Governance; Foresight Methods; Biodiversity; Circular Economy; Food Law; Sustainability Transition; Veterinary Ethics; Social Practice; and Food Futures

Abstracts will be peer reviewed. Acceptance will be based on content, available e-space, and overall program balance. Accepted abstracts will be invited to submit a full paper to the Food Ethics Journal published by Springer. All journal submission will be subject to full journal peer review. Abstracts submitted by the deadline may be considered for the following opportunities. To be eligible, authors must indicate their interest in each of these following opportunities when completing the online submission form.

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APSAFE2020 Conference



Dr. Bernice Bovenkerk
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Wageningen University
Department of Social Sciences/Philosophy 
PO Box 8130
The Netherlands