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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

Convenor: Dr Jakob Klein jk2@soas.ac.uk

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‘Brexit and UK Food Security’

Professor Erik Millstone, Professor of Science Policy, Science Policy Research Unit, University of Sussex
15 December 2017, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4426, 1:15 PM - 2:45 PM

‘Gastrophysics: The new science of eating’

Professor Charles Spence, Professor of Experimental Psychology, Oxford Martin School, University of Oxford
13 October 2017, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4426, 1:45 PM - 3:00 PM

The Lore of Tripe: Middle East and Beyond

Professor Sami Zubaida, Emeritus Professor of Politics and Sociology, Birkbeck; Professorial Research Associate, SOAS Food Studies Centre, University of London
16 December 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4426, 1:15 PM - 2:45 PM

Sourcing Good Food in Marrakech

Katharina Graf, PhD Candidate, Department of Anthropology, SOAS
25 November 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4426, 1:15 PM - 2:45 PM

Theoretical Reflections on the Practice of Eating

Professor Alan Warde, Professor of Sociology and Professorial Fellow at the Sustainable Consumption Institute, University of Manchester
28 October 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4426, 1:15 PM - 2:45 PM

The Politics of Coffee in Rural Ethiopia

Sarah Howard, PhD Candidate, Department of Anthropology, Goldsmiths College London
14 October 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4426, 1:15 PM - 2:45 PM

30 Years of Vegetable Nerdery

Guy Watson, founder of Riverford Organic Vegetables
4 March 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4426, 1:15 PM - 2:45 PM

Pork, Dragon Heads, and China’s Agrifood Transformation

Mindi Schneider, Assistant Professor of Agrarian, Food and Environmental Studies, International Institute of Social Studies (ISS), Erasmus University Rotterdam
26 February 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4426, 1:15 PM - 2:45 PM

Eating Potatoes in the 18th Century

Prof. Rebecca Earle, Department of History, University of Warwick
11 December 2015, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4426, 1:15 PM - 2:45 PM

Theoretical Reflections on the Practice of Eating

Prof. Alan Warde, Professor of Sociology and Professorial Fellow at the Sustainable Consumption Institute, University of Manchester
27 November 2015, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4426, 1:15 PM - 2:45 PM

Jewish Food in the Middle East: From Iberia to India

Prof. Sami Zubaida, Emeritus Professor of Politics and Sociology, Birkbeck; Professorial Research Associate, SOAS Food Studies Centre, University of London
20 November 2015, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4426, 1:15 PM - 2:45 PM

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

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Members of Oxford Food Governance Group: Dr. Catherine Dolan, Reader in Anthropology, and Member of the Food Studies Centre, SOAS, University of London; Professor Stanley Ulijaszek and Dr. Karin Eli, Postdoctoral Researcher, Unit for Biocultural Variation and Obesity, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, Oxford University; and Dr. Javier Lezaun, Deputy Director and Dr. Tanja Schneider, Research Fellow, Institute for Science, Innovation and Society, Oxford University

6 March 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

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

Past and Present Plant Use in Northern Sudan

Dr. Philippa Ryan and Prof. Katherine Homewood

Dr. Philippa Ryan, Scientist, Dept. of Conservation and Scientific Research, British Museum & Prof. Katherine Homewood, Professor of Human Ecology, Dept. of Anthropology, University College London

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

An Oral History of Neal’s Yard Dairy: Applying Postgraduate Food Anthropology

Mukta Das, Doctoral Researcher, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, and Research

Doctoral Researcher, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, and Research Student Member of the Food Studies Centre, SOAS, University of London, and Celia Plender, Doctoral Researcher, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, & Research Student Member of the Food Studies Centre, SOAS, University of London

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

Domestic Cooking in Marrakech's Medina

Katharina Graf, Doctoral Candidate in Anthropology, and Research Student Member, Food Studies Centre, SOAS, University of London
14 March 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4426, 1:15 PM - 2:45 PM

Portuguese Wine in the Global Market: London and Maputo

Nuno Domingos, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Instituto de Ciências Sociais, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal, and Research Associate, Food Studies Centre, SOAS, University of London
28 February 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4426, 1:15 PM - 2:45 PM

Food and Ritual: Shia Muslims in Britain

Kathryn Spellman-Poots, Associate Professor, Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations, Aga Khan University
6 December 2013, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4426, 1:15 PM - 2:45 PM

Food and City Systems

Michael Duff, Associate Consultant in Strategy, Design and Sustainability, Happold Consulting, and Guest Lecturer, UCL Sustainable Urbanism M.Sc. and LSE Cities Programme
24 February 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4418, 1:15 PM - 2:45 PM

Can We Feed the World?

Sir Gordon Conway, Professor of International Development, Imperial College
10 February 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4418, 1:15 PM - 2:45 PM

From Farming to Agriculture to Globalization

Henry Bernstein, Emeritus Professor of Development Studies and Professorial Research Associate of the Food Studies Centre, SOAS
13 January 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4418, 1:15 PM - 2:45 PM

What the world needs now is........ ?

Professor Ricardo Uauy (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine)
25 February 2011, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4418, 2:00 PM - 2:55 PM

The Ends of Terroir

Professor Harry G West (Food Studies Centre, Department of Anthropology, SOAS)
3 December 2010, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4418, 1:15 PM - 2:45 PM

‘The Hawaiian Luau’

Dr. Kaori O’Connor (Department of Anthropology, University College London)
5 November 2010, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4418, 1:15 PM - 2:45 PM

Consumer Anxieties about Food

Professor Peter Jackson (Department of Geography, University of Sheffield)
5 February 2010, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4418, 1:15 PM - 3:00 PM

Title to be announced

Quinlan Steele, Producer of Milleens Cheese, Eyeires, Beara, County Cork, Ireland
16 October 2009, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4418, 1:15 PM - 3:00 PM

Title to be announced

Professor Johan Pottier (Department of Anthropology, SOAS)
20 March 2009, Russell Square: College Buildings, KLT, 1:15 PM - 3:00 PM

The Indian Restaurant in London and Mumbai

Professor Philip Crang (Professor of Cultural Geography, Royal Holloway, University of London)
20 February 2009, Russell Square: College Buildings, KLT, 1:15 PM - 3:00 PM

Fast and Slow Food in Comparative Perspective

Professor Sami Zubaida (School of Politics and Sociology, Birkbeck College London)

Fast and Slow Food in Comparative Perspective

14 November 2008, Russell Square: College Buildings, KLT, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Film: The Last Link

(dir. Ben Kahn, 2005)

29 February 2008, Russell Square: College Buildings, G3, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Seminar: Tom Calver (Westcombe Dairy)

Tom Calver (Westcombe Dairy)

Marks of Distinction: A Discussion of the Artisan Somerset Cheddar Slow Food Presidium and the West Country Farmhouse Cheesemakers PDO

25 January 2008, Russell Square: College Buildings, G3, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Film: Big Night

(Stanley Tucci & Campbell Scott, 1996)

18 January 2008, Russell Square: College Buildings, G3, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Film: Tampopo

11 January 2008, Russell Square: College Buildings, G3, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Film: Soul Food

14 December 2007, Russell Square: College Buildings, G3, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

to be confirmed

Dr Monica Janowski (Research Associate, SOAS Food Studies Centre)
23 November 2007, Russell Square: College Buildings, G3, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Film: Delicatessen

16 November 2007, Russell Square: College Buildings, G3, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The creation of a new traditional cheese

Randolph Hodgson (Owner, Neal’s Yard Dairy) and Joe Schneider (Stitcheton cheesemaker)
26 October 2007, Russell Square: College Buildings, G3, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Seminar

Sidney W. Mintz (Department of Anthropology, Johns Hopkins University
12 October 2007, Russell Square: College Buildings, G3, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM