Amsterdam Symposium on the History of Food 2018
Topic: Body and soul
The Amsterdam Symposium on the History of Food will take place on 16 and 17 November 2018.
The topic for the 2018 Amsterdam Symposium on the History of Food is ‘Body and Soul : Examining the historical relation between nutrition, health and culture’. The introductory lecture will be given by David Gentilcore, professor of Early Modern History at the University of Leicester. Attendees are invited to join the festive post-symposium prize-giving ceremony on Friday 16 January. At this event, a prize will be awarded to the 2017 winner of the Johannes van Dam Prize.
The Amsterdam Symposium on the History of Food is the result of a collaborative partnership between the Special Collections, University of Amsterdam, the Amsterdam School of Historical Studies, University of Amsterdam and the research unit Social & Cultural Food Studies (FOST) of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel.
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