Foto Josep EsplugaJosep Lluis Espluga. PhD in Sociology, lecturer at the Departamento de Sociología, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), researcher at the Instituto de Gobierno y Políticas Públicas (IGOP) and member of the Research Group on Agriculture, Livestock and Food in Globalization (ARAG-UAB). His research lines focus on the sociology of relationships among health, land management and environment and, more specifically, on socio-environmental conflicts and citizen participation. He is coordinator of the academic itinerary on Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship at UAB. He is also member of the steering committee of the Post-graduate studies in local Revitalization in Agro-ecology.