Call for papers – ‘The Impact of Brexit to Agriculture, Food and Rural Society’

CCRI’s Damian Maye is co-convening a session about Brexit with Gareth Enticott  from Cardiff University at the RGS-IBG conference taking place in London from 29th August and 1st September 2017.

The session is entitlted ‘The Impact of Brexit to Agriculture, Food and Rural Society’ and they have just announced a call for papers. They invite those interested to send abstracts of no more than 250 words to either Gareth Enticott ( or Damian Maye ( by 3rd Feb 2017.

In particular, they invite papers on the following topics:

– The role of geographical expertise in Brexit
– Conflicts and tensions following Brexit
– Brexit and the potential impacts to farming and the food system
– Post-referendum impacts to rural areas
– Possible post-Brexit rural futures for agriculture and rural development
– Experiences from other countries experiencing profound shifts in rural and agricultural governance (e.g. New Zealand)
– Impacts of Brexit to rural areas outside the UK
– Brexit, future research agendas and the future of rural geography


Conference sessions will take the format of 20 minute presentations
The session will also include a panel discussion.

See conference webpage for full information.