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SOAS Food Studies Centre

SOAS Food Forum

Note: This programme is provisional and may be changed at short notice. The series is open to members of the SOAS Food Studies Centre only; to join, e-mail soasfoodstudies@soas.ac.uk

Convenors: Dr Jakob Klein jk2@soas.ac.uk, Dr Harry West hw16@soas.ac.uk

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Forthcoming Events

Food Fights: Food Sovereignty, Regulation and Transition in Canada and the USA

Dr. Colin Anderson, Research Fellow, Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience, Coventry University

31 October 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4426, 1:15 PM - 2:45 PM

Culinary Tourism, Gender and (Re)construction of Local Food Cultures in Southern Mexico (Oaxaca)

Dr. Renata Hryciuk, Assistant Professor, Institute of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology, University of Warsaw

14 November 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4426, 1:15 PM - 2:45 PM

Making an Empire: A Story of Milk in Three Parts

Dr. Yoriko Otomo, Lecturer, School of Law, and Member of the Food Studies Centre, SOAS, University of London

21 November 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4426, 1:15 PM - 2:45 PM

Globally Branding Japanese Cuisine

Prof. Theodore C. Bestor, Reischauer Institute Professor of Social Anthropology and Japanese Studies, Harvard University

28 November 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4426, 1:15 PM - 2:45 PM

Finding Women in the Professional Kitchen: An Ethnography of La Cuisine des Mères Lyonnaises

Dr. Rachel Black, Fellow, Collegium de Lyon, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon

5 December 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4426, 1:15 PM - 2:45 PM

Rice Supply and Regime Consolidation on the two sides of the Taiwan Straits, 1949-1954

Prof. Julia C. Strauss, Professor of Chinese Politics, and Member of the Food Studies Centre, SOAS, University of London

16 January 2015, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4426, 1:15 PM - 2:45 PM

Pink and White Marshmallows and Apples Straight From the Tree: The Morality of Children's Food in Warsaw

Zofia Boni, Doctoral Researcher, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, and Research Student Member of the Food Studies Centre, SOAS, University of London

23 January 2015, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4426, 1:15 PM - 2:45 PM

Agricultural Subsidies: The Case of the Common Agricultural Policy

Richard Kuper, Independent Researcher and Author of Food for Thought: Towards a Future for Farming (Pluto Press)

30 January 2015, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4426, 1:15 PM - 2:45 PM

Risks of and Resistance to Extraterritorial Dimensions of the Right to Food

Dr. Kirsteen Shields, Lecturer, School of Law, University of Dundee

6 February 2015, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4426, 1:15 PM - 2:45 PM

Unpacking Food Packaging

Prof. Anne Murcott, Professorial Research Associate, Food Studies Centre, SOAS, University of London

20 February 2015, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4426, 1:15 PM - 2:45 PM

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Prof. Brian Wynne, Emeritus Professor of Sociology, Lancaster University

27 February 2015, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4426, 1:15 PM - 2:45 PM

Taste, Health, or Ethics? The Values of Food Campaigning

Dr. Catherine Dolan, Reader in Anthropology, and Member of the Food Studies Centre, SOAS, University of London, Dr. Karin Eli, Postdoctoral Researcher, Unit for Biocultural Variation and Obesity, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, and Member of the Oxford Food Governance Group, Oxford University, & Dr. Tanja Schneider, Research Fellow, Science and Technology Studies, Saïd Business School, and Member of the Oxford Food Governance Group, Oxford University

6 March 2015, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4426, 1:15 PM - 2:45 PM

Rice and Rice Cookers in Postwar Japan: The Role of Gender in Innovation and Consumption

Dr. Helen Macnaughtan, Lecturer in International Business and Management (Japan), Dept. of Financial and Management Studies, and Member of the Food Studies Centre, SOAS, University of London

13 March 2015, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4426, 1:15 PM - 2:45 PM

Along the Watchtower: Making a Chateau amongst the Vineyards of Kefraya, Lebanon

Dr. Elizabeth Saleh, Associate Lecturer in Anthropology, Goldsmiths, University of London

20 March 2015, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4426, 1:15 PM - 2:45 PM