IHR Food History Seminar

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We are pleased to announce the autumn programme for the IHR Food History Seminar. All seminars start at 17.30, and are held in the North American History Room at the Institute of Historical Research, London.

28 September: The Life-Cycle of a Marmalade Machine: An Analysis of Objects for Food Preparation, c. 1870-1950 (Katie Carpenter, Royal Holloway)

12 October: Ale, Beer and Brewing in Sixteenth-Century Ireland (Susan Flavin O’Connor, Anglia Ruskin)

26 October: Food, Drink and the Bishop in Medieval England, c. 1100-1400 (Katherine Harvey, Birkbeck)

9 November: Words, images and…actions: Len Deighton’s Action Cookbook (1965) as a device for learning and the changing attitude toward gender roles within the home (Lorna Sheppard, Falmouth)

23 November: The Early English Bread Project: Meanings and Materiality (Debby Banham, Cambridge)

7 December: Food History Workshop

For further information, please email us on foodhistoryseminar@gmail.com, or follow us on Twitter @IHR_FoodHist 

We hope to see some of you there!

Best wishes, 

Katherine Harvey, Lucy Dow and Kelly Spring (Convenors)