SOAS Food Studies Centre - Events
The SOAS Food Studies Centre organises the SOAS Food Forum (a weekly seminar series held in terms 1 and 2), the SOAS Food Studies Distinguished Lectures, and a number of workshops, conferences and special events annually.
- Searching for Sustainability Cultures: Organic Food, Technological Risk and Limits
Giovanni Orlando, PhD in Anthropology, Goldsmiths, University of London
- Food Insecurity and the Urban Poor: Kampala and Lilongwe Compared
Johan Pottier, Emeritus Professor of Anthropology, and Professorial Research Associate, Food Studies Centre, SOAS, University of London
- ‘Not a Complete Food for Man’: The Controversy about White vs. Wholemeal Bread in Interwar Britain
Ina Zweiniger-Bargielowska, Professor of History, University of Illinois at Chicago
- The Temptation of Nitrogen: FAO Guidance for Food Sovereignty in Nicaragua
Birgit Müller, Senior Researcher, Laboratoire d’Anthropologie des Institutions et des Organisations Sociales (Paris)
- Making the Right Connections? ‘Agri-Health’ and the Forging of a New Discipline
Deborah Johnston, Reader in Development Economics, and Member of the Food Studies Centre, SOAS, University of London
- Rethinking the History of the Green Revolution: What Can We Learn from its Precursors and its Successors?
Jonathan Harwood, Emeritus Professor of the History of Science & Technology, Centre for the History of Science, Technology & Medicine, University of Manchester
- Portuguese Wine in the Global Market: London and Maputo
Nuno Domingos, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Instituto de Ciências Sociais, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal, and Research Associate, Food Studies Centre, SOAS, University of London
- Global and local food chains: a multi-dimensional analysis of their performance in different spheres of UK food governance
Damian Maye, Reader in Agri-Food Studies, Countryside and Community Research Institute, University of Gloucestershire
- Domestic Cooking in Marrakech's Medina
Katharina Graf, Doctoral Candidate in Anthropology, and Research Student Member, Food Studies Centre, SOAS, University of London
- Culinary Colonialism and the Frontiers of Russian Food Cultures
Professor Melissa L. Caldwell (University of California)
- CANCELLED: A Home in the Vineyards: Changing Ideas of House and Kinship in the Kefraya village of the West Bekaa in Lebanon
Elizabeth Saleh, Doctoral Candidate in Anthropology, Goldsmiths, University of London
- The Culinary Turn
The Food Studies Centre at SOAS and Delfina Foundation present an afternoon symposium on contemporary art and the politics of food.
- Navigating Foodways: Questions and dilemmas in thinking through/with food 2014 SOAS Food Studies Centre Postgraduate Research Workshop
This workshop takes the concept of ‘foodways’ as an encompassing theme to draw upon the ways in which Food Studies, and the social relations and subjectivities entangled in food processes, can be re-thought and re-organised.
- Arts and Humanities Postgraduate Open Evening
Representatives from departments across the Faculty of Arts and Humanities will be available to answer your questions about postgraduate studies at SOAS.
- How Grains Domesticated Us
James Scott (Sterling Professor of Political Science and Professor of Anthropology / Co-Director of the Agrarian Studies Program)