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.
- Making Social Responsibility the Main Course: Social change and good business in the restaurant world
Iqbal Wahhab, OBE, FRSA (Founder Of Roast Restaurant And The Cinnamon Club On)
In this lecture, restaurateur and social campaigner Iqbal Wahhab will speak about the importance customers, employees and wider stakeholders place on the social impact of restaurants.
- The "Reinvention" of Agrobiodiversity in the Bolivian Altiplano Norte, Between Haute Cuisine Restaurants and Nostalgic Rural Migrants
Giulia Baldinelli, PhD candidate in the Department of Development Studies, SOAS, University of London
- Eating Potatoes in the 18th Century
Prof. Rebecca Earle, Department of History, University of Warwick