Centenary Lecture: Claudia Roden, food writer and author
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Date: 8 February 2017Time: 7:00 PM
Finishes: 8 February 2017Time: 9:00 PM
Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Lecture Theatre
Type of Event: Lecture
Food is culture
Food impacts on the everyday life of everyone. It is about sustenance and pleasure; about conviviality and showing and receiving love. Food is often the way an immigrant community begins to integrate its culture in a new homeland. Join critically acclaimed food writer Claudia Roden for a talk about her own experiences researching food.
SOAS Centenary Lecture: "Food is Culture" Claudia Roden, food writer and author
Claudia Roden is the author of ten popular and critically-acclaimed cookery books, including: A Book of Middle Eastern Food; Coffee; Picnic: The Complete Guide to Outdoor Food; Mediterranean Cookery; The Food of Italy; The Book of Jewish Food: An Odyssey from Samarkand and Vilna to the Present Day; Claudia Roden’s Invitation to Mediterranean Cooking; Tamarind and Saffron: Favourite Recipes from the Middle East; Arabesque: Sumptuous Food from Morocco, Turkey and Lebanon; and The Food of Spain.
6pm Registration opens
7pm Welcome by Baroness Valerie Amos, Director of SOAS University of London
7.10pm Lecture with Q&A
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