SOAS University of London

Department of Anthropology and Sociology

Dr Katharina Graf

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Katerina Graf -ANT -IMG
Department of Anthropology and Sociology

Senior Teaching Fellow

SOAS Food Studies Centre

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

London Middle East Institute (LMEI)


Dr Katharina Graf
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SOAS University of London
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Anthropology of food, gender, urban space, material culture, knowledge reproduction, food security, risk and uncertainty, Middle East and North Africa (especially Morocco).



Graf, Katharina (2022) 'Cooking with(out) others? Changing kitchen technologies and family values in Marrakech'. The Journal of North African Studies, pp 1-26. [Forthcoming]

Graf, Katharina (2022) 'Taste knowledge: couscous and the cook's six senses'. Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute, (28) 2. [Forthcoming]

Graf, Katharina and Mescoli, Elsa (2020) 'Special issue introduction: from nature to culture? Lévi-Strauss legacy and the study of contemporary foodways'. Food, Culture and Society, (23) 4, pp 465-471.

Graf, Katharina and Cohen, Anna and Simpson Miller, Brandi and Vaghi, Francesca (2019) 'Re-examining the contested good: proceedings from a postgraduate workshop on good food'. Gastronomica: The Journal for Food Studies, (19) 1, pp 91-93.

Graf, Katharina (2019) 'The price of homemade bread'. Gastronomica: The Journal for Food Studies, (19) 1, pp 107-108.

Graf, Katharina (2018) 'Cereal Citizens: Crafting Bread and Belonging in Urbanising Morocco'. Paideuma, (64), pp 244-277.

Book Chapters

Graf, Katharina (2016) 'Beldi Matters: Negotiating Proper Food in Urban Moroccan Food Consumption and Preparation'. In: Bergeaud-Blackler, Florence and Fischer, Johan and Lever, John, (eds.), Halal Matters: Islam, Politics and Markets in Global Perspective. Abingdon; New York: Routledge, pp 72-90.

Book Reviews

Graf, Katharina (2016) 'Review of: 'Nurturing Masculinities: Men, Food and Family in Contemporary Egypt' by Nefissa Naguib'. FoodAnthropology Blog.

Graf, Katharina (2015) 'Review of: 'Secrets from the Greek Kitchen: Cooking, Skill, and Everyday Life on an Aegean Island' by David E. Sutton'. Gastronomica: The Journal of Critical Food Studies, (15) 4, pp 97-98.


Graf, Katharina (2016) Food in the Making: Food Preparation, Material and Social Change in Urban Morocco. PhD thesis. SOAS University of London. [Unpublished]


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