Ms Willa Zhen
MA Anthropology of Development (University of Sussex), BA International Relations and Chinese Studies (University of the Pacific)
- China, especially southern China
- Anthropology of Food#
- Knowledge Transmission
- Cooking Schools
- Chefs and Cooks
This research is a study of three cooking schools in Guangzhou during the period of 2008-2009. I am interested in how individuals learn to ‘taste’: how aspiring cooks learn cooking skills through cooking schools, and how they also adopt social and vocational identities through attending cooking schools.
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