Call for paper “Prosumers and Social Innovation in Alternative Food Networks”

The call for paper “Prosumers and Social Innovation in Alternative Food Networks” is now live for submissions at the next XIX World Congress ISA to be held in Toronto (July 15-21, 2018), hosted by RC40 Sociology of Agriculture and Food. The session welcomes paper reflecting on the role of social innovation in the relation between consumers and producers, with a special attention devoted to alternative food networks.

Please find the call for paper in the ISA website: https://isaconf.confex.com/isaconf/wc2018/webprogrampreliminary/Session9696.html

Abstract (300 words) are due by 30th September.

This session carries on a lively debate started in January 2017 at the first conference of the Italian Society for Economic Sociology (http://sociologia-economica.it/?page_id=32719), which had as outcome a special issue in the Italian journal of Sociology of Work (2018/4), entitled “Pro-sumers on the move: overcoming the line between labour and consumption”. The call for paper is accessible on researchgate: https://www.researchgate.net/project/Pro-sumers-on-the-move-overcoming-the-line-between-labour-and-consumption.

Abstract (1.000 characters) are welcomed for submissions up to 31/12/2017 (only English).

We hope to see you in Toronto.