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This page features an overview of relevant lectures, publications and conference papers.


Grasseni, C. (2018) ‘Grassroots responsible innovation initiatives in short food supply chains’, in Localising Global Food: Short food supply chains as responses to agri-food system challenges ed. by Agni Kalfagianni and Sophia Skordili, Routledge, 41-54.

Grasseni, C. (2018). Understanding skill, food and field. Interdisciplinary Science Reviews43(3-4), 264-279.

Smith R. (2018) ‘An economy of trust: chains of debts and favours in rural Istrian business relationships’, Journal of the Anthropological Society of Oxford, 10(1), 1-21.

Smith R. (2018) ‘In food we trust’, Instituut Culturele Antropologie, Universiteit Leiden, 2, 15-17.

Grasseni C. (2017), Markets to Support Sustainable Food Production. Potentials and Challenges of Alternative Provisioning. In: Gordon I.J., Prins H.H.T., Squire G.R. (Eds.) Food Production and Nature Conservation. Conflicts and Solutions. Oxon - New York: Routledge. 281-294.

Lectures and Presentations

Grasseni C. (9 November 2017), Norms and alternatives: experimentations with collective food procurement. Lecture Annual Meeting of the Swiss Anthropological Association in Neuchatel, Swiss (Lecture. Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology, Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences, Leiden University).

Grasseni C. (30 October 2017), Ecology of vision and economy of citizenship: an anthropological perspective (Inaugural address. Institute of Cultural Anthropology, Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences, Leiden University).


Grasseni C. (3 July 2017), Proficiency: Blindness. Proficiency: Blindness. https://culanth.org/fieldsights/1142-proficiency-blindness: Cultural Anthropology [blog entry].

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