Welcome to H-Food-Studies, H-Net’s network for the history, culture, and politics of food and drink globally.
H-Food-Studies provides an interdisciplinary forum for sharing ideas and opportunities related to research, teaching, publication and other activities in and outside of academia related to the production and consumption, as well as the cultural meanings, of food and drink around the word, past and present.
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Food Studies Announcements
Worth Talking About
H-Nutrition subscribers are participating in a large project titled "The Receipe Project" across several websites and organizations.
“Capitalism and the Senses”
June 29, 2017
At Harvard Business School
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Dear H-FoodStudies members,
I wanted to let you know about the new IHR Food History Seminar, which meets for the first time on Thursday 4th May! Our seminars will be held at 5.30pm on alternate Thursdays during the summer term. Our programme for the term is as follows:
4 May A Fraction of a Man: Dieting the Female Prisoner, 1843-1913
Nadja Durbach (University of Utah)
18 May Symbols of Sovereignty: Food, Pageantry and Propaganda in Lancastrian England and France
Vanessa King (Goldsmiths, University of London)
H-Material-Culture has just posted this review of Elena Osokina's Our Daily Bread: Socialist Distribution and the ARt of Survival in Stalin's Russia, 1927-1941 by Alexey Golubev. The book deals heavily with policy food, rationing and famine.