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The Urban Food Experience

Academic Director

Freek Janssens

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Freek Janssens

Freek Janssens is an urban anthropologist, specialising in food, public space, and social movements. His research focusses on the politics of urban marketplaces in an era when they are increasingly being ‘replaced’ by both supermarkets and farmers’ markets. Freek has conducted extensive ethnographic research in London, Amsterdam, and Istanbul, amongst other places.

Published by  GSSS Summer Programmes Office

3 August 2017