Research Team

Jérémie Forneyjeremie-pic1

Jérémie is assistant Professor at the Anthropology Institute at the University of Neuchâtel and leader of the AEG project. How we build our relation to food and agriculture through policies, market strategies, consumption, activism is what really interest him. Jérémie has studied for many years  how farming populations, notably in Switzerland and New Zealand, engage with the challenges of the current time: market deregulation, environmental issues, resource management. read more…


Dana Bentia

Dana has joined the team in June 2016 as a post-doc researcher. Her project explores the intricate processes of re-ordering the soybean value chain in Europe through initiatives that aim to, on the one hand, scale down Global soy and, on the other hand, scale up the sustainability of soy production, circulation, and consumption in Europe. read more…


Ismaël Tallphoto_isma_website

With a Bachelor in social sciences and a Master in public management and policy, both of which obtained from the University of Lausanne, I am particularly interested in governance and policy analysis regarding environmental issues. Since July 2015, I have been a PhD candidate in anthropology at the University of Neuchâtel, and I am currently being hosted at the Centre for Sustainability at the University of Otago in New Zealand where I am conducting my fieldwork. read more…

 


Thomas Vetterphoto_thomas

Thomas joined Neuchâtel University in July 2015 as a PhD student on this project and has chosen to explore our research topic and objectives in the United Kingdom (UK). Prior to coming to Switzerland and conducting field work within the UK, he had lived in Denmark for 4 years, where he first completed a MSc in Agricultural Development at Copenhagen University and then worked at the same institution as a research assistant. read more…

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