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Tracing the Roots of Resistance: Critical Communities and the Protest against Genetically Modified Organisms in Belgium, The Netherlands and France

The aim of this project is to uncover the historical roots of the anti-GMO movement in Belgium, The Netherlands and France. By using archival sources and oral history, this research hopes to explain how in the eighties, a U+201Ccritical communityU+201D of thinkers and activists succeeded in mobilizing a vast network of NGOU+2019s opposed to the genetic modification of crops.

Date:16 Dec 2019  →  Today
Keywords:social movements, social network analysis, Genetically modified organisms, protest
Disciplines:Landscape and ecological history, Socio-economic history, Modern and contemporary history