Following his official retirement as Professor of Wageningen University, Jan Douwe van der Ploeg will give on January 26, 2017 his farewell address entitled ‘The importance of peasant agriculture‘. The ceremony will be in the Auditorium of Wageningen University from 16.00-17.00 CET and will be live streamed at WURTV. The ceremony is followed by a reception with the opportunity to congratulate Jan Douwe.
The farewell address is preceded by an International Seminar on ‘The Future of Peasant Studies’ featuring international renowned scholars and activists. See the programme of the day below. Attendance to the seminar is by invitation only. Students that would like to attend the seminar can send a email to firstname.lastname@example.org.