A network for those interested in the history of nutrition and related fields. This network is intended for the growing number of scholars, teachers, documentary filmmakers, and museum and library professionals engaged with the history of nutrition in any time period or region.

Recent Content

New JHUP Book Series on History of Nutrition

We are thrilled to announce that the Johns Hopkins University Press is launching a new book series on history of nutrition! The series, "Re:Past—Studies in the History of Nutrition" (hat tip to Shayne Figueroa for the name!), will feature monographs and edited volumes on any time period or geographic context that seek to improve understanding of the history of nutrition, including interdisciplinary work in historical sociology, anthropology, or literary studies.

CFP: Interdisciplinary Conference "Devouring Men: Food, Masculinity & Power"

CFP: "Devouring Men: Food, Masculinity & Power"

DATES: 24-25 July 2020

VENUE: School of English, University of St Andrews


Dr Emma Bond (Modern Languages, University of St Andrews)

Dr Sam Goodman (English & Communication, University of Bournemouth)

Dr Jeffrey Stevenson Murer (International Relations, University of St Andrews)

Dr Claudia Kreklau (History, University of St Andrews)

New Paper for Your Interest.

Dear Nutrition Scholars,

Just to let you know that a new paper has been issued: Plant Series, No. 4. Euphorbia myrsinites: https://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004880 This is the latest instalment in our series of papers about the use of plants as medicines and foods, from the borderlands of the Mediterranean Basin, translated from a 15th century manuscript.