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Conference | Student Conference

You are what you eat

Date
Friday 6 December 2019
Time
Location
Lipsius
Cleveringaplaats 1
2311 BD Leiden
Room
148

Student conference on Food History. Staff and students are welcome to drop in!

Programme

Session 1: 10:00-11:50 (Moderator: Maartje Dingemans)

Food & Nationalism
Brewing the nation: ‘Greek coffee’ and Greekness, 1930s-1970s (Gregory Kontos)
Maple Syrup and Canadian Identity, 20th-21st Centuries (Shelby Lowery)
British Identity in Cookbooks, 18th-19th Centuries (Volbrecht van Leenen)
Questions

Food & Colonialism
Food of Dutch Colonists in the U.S. (Johanneke Blom)
Food Culture of British Colonisers in India (Saanika Patnaik)
Questions

Food & Immigration
Italian-American Cultural Identity and Food, 1950-2000 (Sarah Bringhurst Familia)
Ethnic Entrepreneurship (Chinese Restaurants in the Netherlands) (Max Broekhuizen)
Questions

--- 20-minute break ---

Session 2: 12:10-1:40 (Moderator: Sarah Bringhurst Familia)

Food & Ethics
Why Vegetarian? Cookbooks around 1900 (Karl Gardarsson)
Gastronomical Taboos: Hippophagy in the UK, 1860-1900 (Laurie Sanderson)
Questions

Integrating Cuisines
Dutch Adoption of Couscous, 1824-1999 (Sanae Baddouri)
Adoption of Soy in the Netherlands (Katinka Oudenhuijsen)
Questions

Food Advertisements
Dutch milk Advertisements and Government Policy, 1940-1990 (Maartje Dingemans)
Blue Band Margarine Advertisements with Children, 1945-1979 (Anneke van Mourik)
Questions

--- Lunch ---

Session 3: 14:40-16:00 (Moderator: Gregory Kontos)

Food & Politics
Newspaper Columns in Fascist Italy, 1935-1940 (Gabriele Moretti)
The War Against Pasta (Giulia Giannini)
Starvation as a weapon: The Case of Armenia (Haris Mavridis)
Questions

Gender & Culture
Helen & Warren Column in the US, 1912-1932 (Charlotte de Vetten)
Dutch Indische Cookbooks, 1915-1989 (Sophie Bouwmeester)
Questions

--- Refreshments and Mingling ---

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