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Panel Discussion
15:00 - 16:00 GMT
Sunday, 10 January

Language Justice: There Is No Revolution Without Translation

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15:00 - 16:00 GMT
Sunday, 10 January

Language Justice: There Is No Revolution Without Translation

The transformation of the food system relies on the effective organising of locally rooted movements and struggles around the world. This work is impossible without challenging approaches rooted in the dominance of colonial languages (in particular English, French and Spanish) and without structures and platforms that ensure and facilitate for everyone’s voices and languages to be heard. 

Agroecology at its heart respects the traditions and linguistic heritage of diverse land based cultures. Therefore, it must examine the history of the dominance of the colonial languages (English, French and Spanish) and discuss the pivotal role interpretation plays in social movement organising. In this session we will hear from interpreters working with La Via Campesina and other global grassroot farming groups and learn how ways of knowing the land can change with different languages. 

Pour regarder la session en français, veuillez cliquez ici.

Para ver en español, por favor haga clic aquí.

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