Global land grabbing is often associated with institutional processes around formal land titling, either a precondition for the land deals or a result of land deals. This panel will critically examine multiple linkages between land titling on the one hand and land grabbing (transnational and domestic) on the other hand.
Chair: Phil Hirsch, Australian Mekong Research Centre, University of Sydney
- Roosbelinda Cardenas Gonzales, University of California at Santa Cruz, After titling: Oil palm landscapes and Afro-Colombian territories (Presentation)
- Philip Hirsch, University of Sydney, Titling against grabbing? Critiques and conundrums around land formalisation in Southeast Asia (Presentation)
- Jeremy Ironside, University of Otago New Zealand, The Competition fro the Communal Lands of Indigenous Communities in Cambodia (Presentation)
- Xiubin Li, Institute of Geographic Science and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Farmland grabs by urban sprawl and their impacts on peasants’ livelihood in China: An overview (Presentation)
- LaShandra P Sullivan, University of Chicago, The Space to Be Ourselves: Ethanol, Ethnicity and Land Conflict on a Brazilian “Frontier”