16 December 2019 → 15 December 2023
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund
- Landscape and ecological history
- Modern and contemporary history
- Socio-economic history
Genetically modified organisms social movements protest social network analysis
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 “critical community” of thinkers and activists succeeded in mobilizing a vast network of NGO’s opposed to the genetic modification of crops.