Food History

Venue: Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR, North block, Senate House

Time: Thursday 17.30

Convenors: Kelly Spring (University of Southern Maine), Elspeth Dow (National Maritime Museum), Katherine Harvey (Birkbeck), Matt Phillpott (School of Advanced Study).

For further enquiries please contact: foodhistoryseminar@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter: @IHR_FoodHist.

More details are also available on our website: https://foodhistoryseminar.wordpress.com/

 

Autumn Term 2018
DateSeminar details
4 October
17:30
'This Little Piggy Went to Market…' A History of Danish Pigs: Food, Farming, Markets and culture
Mary Hilson (Aarhus University)
IHR North American History Room

18 October
17:30
"Oranges, Zionism, and a Barren Land: The Representation of Palestinian Agriculture in the British Media Before the Mandate"
Anne Caldwell (Kent)
IHR North American History Room

1 November
17:30
Gendered Food Politics in the New Orleans Civil Rights Movement & “A very savoury and substantial repast”? Dining experiences at nineteenth-century soup kitchens
Jacqueline Castledine (University of Massachusetts, Amherst ), Philip Carstairs (Leicester)
IHR North American History Room

15 November
17:30
W.O. Atwater and the Minimum Diet for Democracy
Molly Laas (University of Goettingen Medical School)
IHR North American History Room

29 November
17:30
The ‘material world’ of a Grand Tour household: Food in the ‘Italian account book’ of Thomas Jones (1780-1783)
Melissa Calaresu (University of Cambridge)
IHR North American History Room