In the dissonant hum of competing food advice that I am definitely avoiding, cleansing (or detoxing) is probably at the top of my “don’t” list.
Classical formulations of food systems research hinge on the agrarian question. Newer, specifically urban framings of the food question swings between a focus on urban agriculture or more distribution and consumption oriented concerns.
In May 2018 at the University of Glasgow, Manon Mathias of the School of Modern Languages brought together an interdisciplinary group of scholars to discuss their approaches for understanding the way the gut and the microbiome influences physical and mental well-being.
The Julia Child Foundation for Gastronomy and the Culinary Arts Fellowship in Food History at the University of North Texas
The American Association for the History of Medicine (AAHM) invites abstracts for papers in any area of the history of health and healing for its 92nd annual meeting, to be held in Columbus, Ohio, April 25-28, 2019. The AAHM welcomes papers on the histories of medicine, disease, and health broadly defined, including the history of medical ideas, practices, or institutions and the history of healing, illness, disease, or public health. We welcome proposals related to all eras and regions of the world.