Workshop ‘Societal responses to drops in food supply’
Date: 4-5 November 2016
Location: Drift 21, room 0.05 (Sweelinckzaal), Utrecht, the Netherlands
This workshop dealt with the question how resilient societies are in the face of adversities. The practical adversity chosen was famine. Government, societal, and inidvidual responses were discussed from antiquity to the present for China, the MIddle East and Europe
People waiting for famine relief in Bangalore From the Illustrated London News, 1877 as provided/Wikimedia Commons. Image is in public domain.