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SOAS Food Studies Centre

SOAS Food Studies Centre Distinguished Lectures

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From Arak To Za’Atar: Jerusalem and its many culinary traditions

Yotam Ottolenghi

Modern Jerusalem is unique: it is a city where ancient history and recent events constantly interact – with great intimacy and intensity – and thus shape every aspect of the daily realities of its citizens. Join the SOAS Food Studies Centre to welcome Yotam Ottolenghi to SOAS for this distinguished lecture.

12 November 2014, Brunei Gallery, Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Culinary Colonialism and the Frontiers of Russian Food Cultures

Professor Melissa L. Caldwell (University of California)

20 March 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, Kamran Djam Lecture Theatre, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Good food for everyone forever: A people’s takeover of the world’s food supply

Colin Tudge (Biologist, Writer, Co-founder of the Campaign for Real Farming)

28 November 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, G2 (Ground Floor), 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Salt Water Margin: Red Rice, Reclamations, and Restaurateurs along the South China Coast (An Ethnographic Puzzle)

James L. Watson (Fairbank Professor of Chinese Society and Professor of Anthropology, Emeritus, Harvard University)

22 March 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Lecture: Ambiguous Appetites: A Modern History

Susanne Freidberg (Associate Professor of Geography, Dartmouth College (USA))
The SOAS Food Studies Centre presents A SOAS Food Forum Distinguished Lecture by Susanne Freidberg

14 January 2010, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Lecture: The Role Of Agrobiodiversity In Securing Food And Livelihoods For The Rural Poor

Dr Suman Sahai (Geneticist, and Founder and Convener of Gene Campaign)

29 January 2009, Brunei Gallery, BGLT, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Living Democracy, Ending Hunger

Dr Frances Moore Lappé

12 November 2007, Brunei Gallery, Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Food and Diaspora

Professor Sidney Mintz (Johns Hopkins University)

11 October 2007, Brunei Gallery, Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM