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Science Is Not “Neutral”: Why Science Is Inherently Political: The Case of Agroecology

June 14, 2018 @ 5:30 pm

Science Is Not “Neutral”: Why Science Is Inherently Political: The Case of Agroecology
This is the Sixth event of Food & the Wisconsin Idea’s 2018 series
Hosted by the Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems (CIAS) at University of Wisconsin-Madison

This month CIAS is hosting the Joint Annual Meeting of the Agriculture, Food, and Human Values Society and the Association for the Study of Food and Society. Titled Agroecoprospect: The Politics of Integrating Values, Food and Farming, the conference will draw nearly 500 university researchers, students, activists and practitioners from around the world. The public is invited to attend the Thursday night keynote address by Ricardo Salvador, senior scientist and director of the Food and Environment Program at the Union of Concerned Scientists. Dr. Salvador works with citizens, scientists, economists, and politicians to transition our current food system into one that grows healthy foods while employing sustainable and socially equitable practices. More info.

Studio audience location:  The Wisconsin Historical Society is located at 816 State Street on the west side of Library Mall at UW-Madison. There is no registration this month to attend in person. The WHS auditorium is located on the first floor and holds 300 people. First come, first seated.

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Wisconsin Historical Society
Wisconsin Historical Society Auditorium, 816 State Street
Madison, WI
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